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22-Piece Forstner Bit Set

Perfect for doweling, mortising, pocket holes, hardware installation and more!
Item #
36191
Rating:
86% of 100

Pre-sharpened high carbon steel bits are ready to use in any type of wood. Cut precision flat-bottom holes without tear-out. Set includes 22 forstner bits in common, standard sizes plus a storage case.


Features:
  • Multi-spurs on bits 1" and larger increase cutting ability and reduce heat build up
  • Two sharpened inside edges easily cut through all woods and make flat bottomed holes
  • Polished ground rim and spurs produce smooth hole walls and accurate diameters
  • Wide flute openings allow fast chip removal
(1) 1/4" Forstner Bit
(1) 5/16" Forstner Bit
(1) 3/8" Forstner Bit
(1) 7/16" Forstner Bit
(1) 1/2" Forstner Bit
(1) 9/16" Forstner Bit
(1) 5/8" Forstner Bit
(1) 11/16" Forstner Bit
(1) 3/4" Forstner Bit
(1) 13/16" Forstner Bit
(1) 7/8" Forstner Bit
(1) 15/16" Forstner Bit
(1) 1" Forstner Bit
(1) 1-1/8" Forstner Bit
(1) 1-1/4" Forstner Bit
(1) 1-3/8" Forstner Bit
(1) 1-1/2" Forstner Bit
(1) 1-5/8" Forstner Bit
(1) 1-3/4" Forstner Bit
(1) 1-7/8" Forstner Bit
(1) 2" Forstner Bit
(1) 2-1/8" Forstner Bit
(1) Storage Case
More Information
Brand Insty-Bit
Manufacturer Part Number 22PC FORSTNER SET
Weight 5.8500
Tech Spec
  • 3/8" Round Shanks
Bit Material High Carbon Steel
4.3 / 5.0
154 Reviews
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Nice assortment in a well packaged box that contains each piece for access. I purchased this set on a sale that was a great price.
November 16, 2019
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Very good quality bits, I would definitely recommend this set.
November 3, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Great
Only one regret that I did not get it a long time ago.
October 19, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Great value
Very good price on a very complete set of bits.
October 12, 2019
Purchased
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Good set out of the box.
September 24, 2019
Purchased
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Been looking for a nice set to aid in my turning projects and this set was perfect. Had all the sizes I needed.
September 4, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Beginner
Forstner bit set
I cannot believe how many years I have used spade bits and hole saws and thought they were sufficient. Changing to Forstner bits is a "hole" new level of capability. I highly recommend these to anyone looking to advance their skills and quality.
September 4, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Great value
A very good set for the money. I have used two of the bits, and they cut very well. I do a variety of hobby projects, so it's nice having a large assortment of bits to work with.
September 1, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Nice set.
I have needed a new set of bits for a long time. My other set was not "cutting it" anymore. I am very pleased with this set. I have only drilled for hidden hinges in oak doors so far. It made little wood ribbons without any chatter. Nice plastic case to keep them organized and the price was right.
August 31, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Drill me baby!
When needed a Forstner bit is a must and this set gives me the excellent hole drilling capabilities and lots of sized to choose from. All seem to cut very smooth walls and straight cuts.
August 24, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
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Why did you choose this?
Rockler Store
quality/price
donald w on Nov 19, 2019
Value and fractional sizes
Tom C on Nov 16, 2019
quality/price
donald w on Nov 19, 2019
Good price and decent quality.
Kevin N on Nov 17, 2019
Value and fractional sizes
Tom C on Nov 16, 2019
Present
Liza S on Nov 16, 2019
I saw an Instagram post from George Vondriska of WWGOA telling everyone how impressed he was with this product he had just bought and how great a bargain it was at its sale price. He explained his post was not a paid add, but rather a referral of something he really liked and thought others may also.<br />I agree, this looks like a great deal. I look forward to having this in my shop.
R U on Nov 14, 2019
all the bits i should ever need in one neat package for a good price
mark m on Nov 13, 2019
Making Christmas gifts.
Paul M on Nov 12, 2019
It Rockler! You just can't go wrong! Heard good reviews about these.
Jason W on Nov 11, 2019
These Forstner bits are incredible for clean cut holes with extreme accuracy. I have used these bits before, but needed to replace my old set from a different manufacturer. This set is made of much higher quality. I love the size marked case also.
Timothy J on Nov 9, 2019
It's on Sale, Great Price for a Great Product.
Dennis W on Nov 8, 2019
There is a good variety of sizes.
Fred B on Nov 8, 2019
Price
jordan m on Nov 8, 2019
It looks like a complete set of all the bits I would ever use & priced just right
Tina N on Nov 6, 2019
Great value. Quality product. Need I say more?!
Rick H on Nov 4, 2019
My husband is a wood worker and need a large good quality set
Susan K on Nov 4, 2019
Something I've wanted for awhile. A great bargain on sale.
Paul T on Nov 4, 2019
to drill stuff
Adam T on Nov 2, 2019
Never know went it could come in handed.
Zack C on Nov 1, 2019
DIY Woodworking<br />good reviews
Matthias Z on Nov 1, 2019
To replace stolen bits and to have proper sized bits using round stock from home improvement centers.
JERRY L. B on Oct 30, 2019
All the different sizes and nice case.
Gregory G on Oct 30, 2019
Great price on quality set. Been waiting for a sale.
Lyndon P on Oct 27, 2019
I've been in need of replacements or a set of forstner bits. Timing of this deal from Rockler could not have been better. I've been a fan and referred Rockler for years
Jeff S on Oct 27, 2019
Nice set of bits on sale for a great price
Gregory P on Oct 26, 2019
Seems like I am always looking for one of these and have neglected to purchase the set, Price was a factor.
Michael L on Oct 26, 2019
Great price for multiple piece set
MARK R on Oct 26, 2019
I had some broken bits and needed a complete set again. A good price.
Brian K on Oct 25, 2019
Had been thinking about a complete set for a while and couldn’t pass up the sale price.
Joseph M on Oct 25, 2019
Use everyday. Needed new. Great price.
J I on Oct 25, 2019
Always wanted a full set
Kenny L on Oct 25, 2019
My 16 bit set has size gaps in the smaller sizes , this fills in those needs.
Robert R on Oct 25, 2019
This has a great number of sizes and the price is good. They look like exceptional quality bits.
Donna J on Oct 25, 2019
I have a small forstner bit set, but needed a better selection. The various sizes is what I was looking for and the price made the decision easy.
Steve W on Oct 25, 2019
Needed more sizes.
Carl O on Oct 19, 2019
Very good deal
Jamie R on Sep 26, 2019
Great price on a some bits I need
Calvin C on Sep 25, 2019
Great price.
Kevin C on Sep 24, 2019
Price, need new set of bits.
Robert P on Sep 24, 2019
value
Jerry C on Sep 22, 2019
I chose the 22 piece forstner bit set because it was an incredible deal. If you use this kind of bit then you understand how important it is to have sharpe bits in every size for precise drilling.
Robert G on Sep 20, 2019
I'm a beginner and bought this set on sale to figure what I need to up grade or not
ROBERT M S on Sep 19, 2019
Price
Dave p on Sep 17, 2019
Had 1-2 random bits already - but a whole set for ~60% off? - Awesome!
Jonathan D on Sep 14, 2019
I saw a good price on a comprehensive set of Forstner bits that I just couldn't pass up
Joseph G on Sep 14, 2019
Heck of a sale!
Ronald W on Sep 14, 2019
Great sale price! Bought to replace a smaller set, which I will give to my son.
jkucharik on Sep 13, 2019
I have been in the market for a good Forstner bit set for a while now. I couldn't pass this set up since I saved $80 by purchasing during the Rockler "Customer Favorites Sale."
Allen on Aug 26, 2019
It’s what my husband asked for, for his birthday.
Kristy S on Aug 22, 2019
I chose this set because of the large selection of bits. For the sell price this is a great value
William S on Aug 18, 2019
Larger sizes.
George T on Aug 11, 2019
Good price and decent quality.
Kevin N on Nov 17, 2019
Present
Liza S on Nov 16, 2019
Are these bits Made in the USA?
Stephen G on Oct 20, 2016
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BEST ANSWER: They are made in China.
What is the usable length of the shaft? I need to go through 2" of soft pine.
Crazy T on Jun 26, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The shanks on these bits range from 2-3/4" to 3" so you should have plenty
What is the maximum speed of operation in a drill press for these Forster bits?
My lowest speed is 540 rpm
Butch on Oct 13, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Forstners are designed to run slow. Larger bits around 700 or below, smaller bits not above 1200. Slow is best though.
Can you please tel me if you stock a set of Fostner bits with metric values?
Please help.
Jacques M on Jul 14, 2019
Can these Forstner Bits be used with hand-held drills or only with drill presses?
Anthony D on Apr 6, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yes, you can use them with hand held drills. Just make sure to go slow and use the low speed option on the drill, especially for the larger bits.
What level of quality would you rate these Forstner bits? Do they need frequent sharping?
HANS S on Jun 9, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I've only used the same 6 or so bits, but they were perfect out of the case. I mostly work with sapele (very hard) and Spanish cedar (relatively soft but very resinous). So far after several uses I haven't had to sharpen, only take the pitch off with bit cleaner. I had ordered a Forstner sharpening kit just in case, as they eventually will need to be sharpened.
Where are bits made? China?
Pete C on Nov 5, 2019
BEST ANSWER: These bits are made in China.
country of origin ?
steve b on Sep 30, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Made in China
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