Router Bits

  1. Rockler Straight Router Bits, 2-Flute, 1/2" Shank
    Rockler Straight Router Bits, 2-Flute, 1/2" Shank
    14 Review(s)
    Rout clean, precise dados and mortises with these precision ground carbide straight bits.

    Starting at: From $9.99

  2. Undersized Router Bits-1/2 Inch  Shank
    Undersized Router Bits-1/2 Inch Shank
    21 Review(s)
    Slightly undersized to cut tight-fitting grooves and dadoes for plywood that measures less than its stated nominal thickness.

    Starting at: From $13.99

  3. Rockler Straight Router Bits, 2-Flute, 1/4" Shank
    Rockler Straight Router Bits, 2-Flute, 1/4" Shank
    11 Review(s)
    Cut grooves, dados and rabbets with these precision ground carbide straight bits.

    Starting at: From $13.99

  4. Undersized Router Bits-1/4 Inch  Shank
    Undersized Router Bits-1/4 Inch Shank
    21 Review(s)
    Slightly undersized to cut tight-fitting grooves and dadoes for plywood that measures less than its stated nominal thickness.

    Starting at: From $13.99

  5. Freud 13 Piece Super Bit Set
    Freud 13 Piece Super Bit Set
    2 Review(s)
    Offers a wide variety of router bits, including "V" groove, flush trim, chamfer and dovetail bits.

Here are some key terms you'll want to know in selecting the right router bit for your project.

Profile: The shape of the bit's edge and the contour of the resulting cut. Common profiles include:

Straight bits make straight cuts such as dadoes and grooves.
Rabbeting bits cut a notch along the edge of a workpiece.
Flush-trim bits trim the edge of one workpiece to match the edge of another.
Chamfer bits cut a bevel on the edge of a workpiece. Round-over bits soften the edge of a workpiece. They come in different radiuses.
Beading bits cut a rounded decorative edge.
Molding bits combine edge-forming profiles into one bit.
Specialty bits – such as dovetail, stile-and-rail, and panel-raising bits – are used to do specific tasks.

Shank: The part of the bit that is secured in the router. The two most common shank sizes are 1/4" and 1/2".

Pilot bearing: On some router bits, the free-rotating metal wheel above or below the cutter that runs along the workpiece edge, acting as a guide.

HSS: High-speed steel.

Carbide: Material often used to make cutting tips on router bits. It's harder than steel and holds an edge longer.

What People are Saying:

I have been ordering from Rockler for almost 20 years and have found their products to be very inexpensive and of high quality. Shipping is fast even when an item is back ordered. The best prices I have found anywhere."

- Orval - 08/07/2012

What People are Saying:

I have been ordering from Rockler for almost 20 years and have found their products to be very inexpensive and of high quality. Shipping is fast even when an item is back ordered. The best prices I have found anywhere."

- Orval - 08/07/2012
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