LumberJocks

Reply by Arlin Eastman

  • Advertise with us

Posted on Routing Plywood vs Solid Wood

View Arlin Eastman's profile

Arlin Eastman

4262 posts in 3121 days


#1 posted 02-19-2018 11:52 PM

Like everyone knows plywood has a ton of glue in it so it really dulls bits quickly. So either carbide down cut bit or compression like Charles said which cuts really cleanly to, Down cut bit cuts the outside edges really good but it leaves the dust in the area. The Up cut bits take the chips out but leaves a rough edges around the cut.

HSS bits do pretty well but they will dull pretty quick with the glue in plywood hince Carbide.

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com