Lee Michaels wrote:
| "Morris Dovey" wrote
|| firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
||| Robin tells me I must have brass barriers around the shanks of my
||| that simple holes drilled into the wood cause moisture migration
||| and will corrode the shanks.
|| I guess I can dodge this one - most of my router bits are straight
|| or spiral with 1/2" shanks. A while back I bought a length of
|| 5/8"ID vinyl tubing and cut lengths to hold my router bits with a
|| hard maple plug stuck in each end. _Very_ inexpensive, no rust,
|| and no bruised cutting edges.
|| If/when I want something fancier, I'll get some 1/2"ID tubing and
|| make my own bit holders - come to think of it, I already have
|| clear 1/4"ID tubing (from Menard's for $15/100') which should
|| provide enough holders for all the 1/4" shanked bits I'll ever
| But, but, but ......, Morris, Robin's bitholders are PURTY!!!
I don't doubt it a bit (I obviously don't have my catalog yet); but
they're going to have to work hard to be purtier than the stuff I'm
already saving up for. Robin seems to make a practice of turning out
purty stuff out faster than I can afford to spend...
Bit holders are /nice/ - but I've decided that I /need/ one of Steve's
DeSoto, Iowa USA