I purchased a kit of roundover bits from a woodworking store that contains four
bits of 1/8, 1/4,3/8,1/2 radius. When I put them in my router, do I rout in
just one pass or do I drop the depth a little at a time each pass? How do I
know when to stop dropping the depth of cut?
firstname.lastname@example.org (Dimit94844) wrote:
I roundover in one pass except for the 1/2" on something want a really fine
finish on, then I'd use a pass about 3/4 of the way there and a final pass.
You stop dropping the cut when the bottom of the roundover bit is flush
with the router base. Any more and you'll leave a small edge that must be
There are several methods. I like to make two passes, using 1/8"
hardboard clamped to the fence or table. That way there is no need to
screw with the router height (in the router table), and the multiple
pass is repeatable with more stock. Use a scrap piece to test the
On 04 Jan 2004 22:36:52 GMT, email@example.com (Dimit94844) wrote:
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