99% of Beginners Don’t Know the Basics of Router Bits

For a beginner woodworker, router bits can be one of the most confusing and sometimes scariest tools in the shop. In this video I’ll show you some beginner tips on how to select and use router bits for woodworking.

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0:00 Router Bits for Woodworking
0:25 Router Bits for Beginner Woodworkers
1:42 1/2 vs 1/4 inch router bits
2:32 How to Install a Router Bit Properly
3:30 Cutting Direction of Router Bits
4:38 Router Bits Every Woodworker Should Own
5:54 Roundover Bit Trick
6:40 Setting the Height of Roundover Bits
7:22 Chamfer Bits for Woodworking
8:06 Straight Bits for Woodworking
8:50 Don’t Do This
10:37 Uncut vs Downcut vs Compression Bits
11:55 Flush Trim Bits for Patterns
12:42 How to Use a Router Pattern Safely
13:21 Dovetail Router Bits for Woodworking
14:20 Best Router Bits for Beginners
15:10 How to Use Variable Speed Routers
16:30 Which Direction Do You Move the Router?
17:19 What Router is Best for Woodworking?
18:00 Bosch vs DeWALT 2.25 HP Router
19:09 Best Cordless Router for Woodworking
19:23 DIY Router Table for Woodworking
20:11 Best Accessories for Routers

Author: Rich