What are Router Bits?
Router bits are specifically used for wood or plastic project work, it is used to Hollow out or edge a specific part of the wood or plastic used, it is mainly used on wood for Carpenters and Woodworking. The router bit is inserted into a power tool or as a hand tool, there is a variety of Router styles, some are plunge, D Handle and some knob handled to get a different type of shape or edge for your project.
With hundreds of bits to choose from the choices can be overwhelming, the most common bits to use are the Straight Bits, you can perform more straight cuts or edges.
The Edge Forming Bits are the most useful type of bits, Carpenters Mostly use these types of bits to get a more decorative cut or edge. It is important to learn how to handle these bits with care as they may lose their effectiveness as they are most commonly used.
Router bits and Bit speed charts can direct you to which bit size and shape could be used for a specific type of project, this way it could make your project planning more accurate. These size and speed charts are also available at Tools4Wood.