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  • Adjustable Tongue-and-Groove Set

    by woodworkerBryan     Thursday, February 14, 2013
    Adjustable Tongue-and-Groove Set Lots of tongue-and-groove router bit sets are designed for 3/4-in. material. They cut 1/4-in. tongues and 1/4-in. grooves. A new bit set from Freud ($70) is adjustable. So why is this a big deal? Adjustability means you...
  • Woodworking Tool News - Rabbeting Bit Accessory

    by American Woodworker Editors     Friday, September 28, 2012
    Rabbeting Bit Accessory By Brad Holden I got in a pickle the other day when I needed to rout a curved rabbet that was 9/32" wide. None of the bearings with my rabbet bit set would work. There’s a classic solution to this problem: You can place...
  • Woodworking Tool News - Amana 3D Router Bits

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, February 22, 2012
    Amana 3D Router Bits Amana Tool , manufacturer of industrial-quality carbide-tipped, solid carbide and replacement carbide cutting tools, today announced its new corner rounding 3D router bit . The carbide-tipped router bit was designed exclusively with...
  • Rockler's New Router Bit Collection

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, August 16, 2011
    Rockler’s Custom Cabinet Door Program Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has expanded its custom cabinet door program to include even more edge and panel profile choices with the expansion of its existing door and drawer router bit collection. The...
  • Tool News - Amana Lonnie Bird Stacking Boxes Bit Set

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, January 18, 2011
    Amana just announced the availability of a router bit set for constructing a set of stacking boxes. The four-piece set created in partnership with master craftsman Lonnie Bird. It is designed so professional woodworkers and hobbyists can easily create...
  • Tool News - Eagle America Chair-making Router Bits

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, January 4, 2011
    Eagle America just released a new set of chair-making router bits. These tapered rabbet bits are used to join the arms and legs to the bottoms of elegant rocking chairs and stools. All bits two flute, carbide tipped with bearing guides, 1/2" shank...
  • Tool News - Amana E-Z Change Replaceable Head Router Bits

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, July 14, 2010
    Amana Tool recently announced their new E-Z Change replaceable head router bits. The E-Z Change design enables users to quickly and easily change cutter heads without the need to replace an entire router bit or sharpen the cutting edges. Cabinetmakers...
  • Tool News - Amana In-Groove Engraving Set

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, May 25, 2010
    Amana Tool recently announced an 8-piece set containing the most popular profiles of its In-Groove™ Insert Engraving System. In-Groove enables users to customize CNC engraving machines with a variety of router profiles on a single tool body designed...
  • Spiral Router Bits

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, April 5, 2010
    I've routed miles of grooves in my life, but the quality of cut I've been getting from spiral bits still amazes me. I love these bits! The secret is in the spiral design, which cuts the wood through a shearing action. This offers three big benefits...
  • New Tools - Amana Raised Panel MDF Bits

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, November 30, 2009
    Amana Tool recently announced its new series of insert technology router bits for cabinet doors in popular profiles including traditional, ogee, bead and cove, simulating traditional stile and rail raised panel doors. Instead of standard brazed carbide...
  • Tool News - Amana Table Edge Router Bits

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, September 16, 2009
    Amana has teamed up with Lonnie Bird to create a new series of table edge router bits for handheld and table-mounted routers. The series is comprised of seven popular edging profiles designed to enhance the edge of a table top surface, while adding detail...
  • Tool News - Amana Wood Flooring Router Bit Set

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    Amana Tool just introduced its new Wood Flooring Router Bit Sets for solid and engineered wood materials. Each router bit in the two-piece sets features a double cutting flute design that enables remodelers, flooring installers and construction workers...
  • Tool News - Amana Miniature Bearing Router Bits

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, July 21, 2009
    Amana Tool recently announced the launch of a series of miniature bearing router bits. Each Amana Tool bit features a 3/16” diameter ball bearing guide that is much smaller than other ball bearing router bits on the market, making the bits ideal...
  • Tool News - Infinity Hardwood Floor Bit Sets

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, June 3, 2009
    Infinity Tools has some new bits for making hardwood flooring. They're specially-designed to leave a small gap at the bottom of the joint between pieces. This makes getting a snug fit easier. Infinity has two sets available at special prices right...
  • Custom Router Bits

    by Tom Caspar     Sunday, February 22, 2009
    Q. Is it possible to get a custom-made router bit to match an old molding profile? A. Yes, it is! Andrews Toolworks is one company in the business of making one-of-a-kind carbide bits. Prices range from $155 to $300 for a single bit. So if you only have...