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Rockler Pattern Flush Trim Router Bit - 1/2" Dia x 1" H x 1/4" Shank

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Top quality router bits that meet the high standards of Rockler Woodworking and Hardware. Two flutes, for fast, smooth, accurate trim cuts. Precision ground to close tolerances, easily used for pattern or template cutting.

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Brand Rockler
Weight 0.1000
Bit Type Flush Trim
Diameter 1/2"
Cutter Height 1"
Shank Size 1/4"
Flutes 2
4.7 / 5.0
27 Reviews
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Trims 3/4 inch plywood nicely (watch your bit speed)
Works well at low speeds. With 1/2" size, there is a lot of torque and I found that Bosch palm router wants to jump at higher speed setting. Bit cuts nicely at lowest speed, so I'm happy with it. Bottom bearing is closest to chuck, so I use this for jobs having a cutting template on top of piece.
September 15, 2019
10 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
The store had the bit at a reasonable price .The workers knew just what I wanted.
August 1, 2019
12 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Very happy with my purchase
High quality, nice packaging and an affordable price. Exactly what I expected from a Rockler product!
July 7, 2019
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
See review above
Needed the bit to trim out the space for my router in my shop- made router table. It performed to specs.
June 5, 2019
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Precise and exact!
This half inch router bit made some perfectly fitting box joints on drawer corners. Not too tight, not loose, just right!
April 29, 2019
over 3 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
1/4 x 1/2 x 1" top bearing pattern router bit.
Nice sharp bit. cuts very nicely. Wrong bit for the jig I'm using. Had to order 1/4 x 1/2 x 1/2.
March 28, 2019
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Work great right out of the package.
February 24, 2019
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Retired engineer
I like all the router bits that I have ordered from Rockler.
Never been disappointed.
I’ll continue buy more, replacing my worn out ones, or new pattern bits.
February 21, 2019
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
pattern bits
pattern its worked as intended , used them in a trim router to finalize shapes from master pattern
side of a 32 ford roadster , all patterns cut from master trimmed with pattern bits
32 for dash cut from hand made patterns
raised sections are 5/8 " fine trimmed with pattern bits
November 7, 2018
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Good bit
As good as bosch bits
July 26, 2018
over 2 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
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Why did you choose this?
Rockler Store
Shape saw table stock
James H on Jun 20, 2020
Quality tools
Kenneth T on Apr 16, 2020
Shape saw table stock
James H on Jun 20, 2020
I needed this router bit to complete a roll top desk project and have always been pleased with the quality of Rockler products.
Tom M on Apr 24, 2020
Quality tools
Kenneth T on Apr 16, 2020
Bought this but for trimming with patterns
George E J on Apr 5, 2020
Hoping to get into dovetail joints.
Robert S on Mar 25, 2020
Building custom electric guitar
NATHAN C on Mar 23, 2020
Building my own router table
John H on Feb 26, 2020
Needed a replacement
Dana B on Jan 27, 2020
I needed a pattern bit within a narrow window of sizes. Rockler's photos and descriptions were the most helpful while choosing. Thanks. Ship it guys. Ship it. LOL
Don B on Nov 2, 2019
I need it!!!!
James P on Sep 28, 2019
We needed it
Rachel M on Aug 30, 2019
I needed it
Tom M on Jul 1, 2019
Just needed this bit.
Denny on Mar 29, 2019
Needed for a jig I'm building.
Joel D on Feb 24, 2019
new project
edward p on Feb 17, 2019
Building up my bit collection.
Stephen P on Mar 17, 2018
Needed a new one.
Pat S on Dec 4, 2017
With a simple jig, this makes easily-repeatable jack plate holes in speaker cabinets.
Miah on Nov 23, 2017
Old one wore out
robert A on Oct 8, 2017
hinge cutout with hinge pattern jig
Orchards Community C on Sep 25, 2017
LARRY N on Sep 25, 2017
Need to cut angled dados from a jig.
Alan B on Aug 21, 2017
Item on sale
Jerry W on Aug 5, 2017
To make box joints for drawer corners.
Wilbur C on Jun 27, 2017
Quality of product, and competitive pricing
Melvin C on May 8, 2017
It was needed to complete some projects I have started that require finished product to closely match a template.
Thad J on Apr 27, 2017
needed one.
John M on Feb 22, 2017
good value
William Z on Jan 26, 2017
To prepare edge of double topped work table for edge trim.
Robert H on Jan 24, 2017
Cabinet modification for built-in oven replacement.
James Z on Dec 17, 2016
I use these flush trim bits for trimming laminate and in following patterns for perfect repeatable project piece's.
Michael F on Dec 6, 2016
Did not have a pattern bit.
Bryan B on Nov 28, 2016
To cut the hole for the router plate in a new router table.
Douglas E on Sep 3, 2016
My old one wore out.
carl on Aug 9, 2016
On his Xmas list.
Barbara R on Dec 3, 2015
better control of workpiece on router table
Gregory H on Nov 19, 2015
Using patterns
Edward S on Oct 26, 2015
needed flush trim bit for cutting dado's using pattern guide
Edward G on Sep 1, 2015
to try
EDDIE O on Jul 12, 2015
Because of the top bearing and because of the small bit size
Theodore S on May 24, 2015
I use 1/4" soft Maple for the bases of some wooden baskets I am cutting out on my fret saw. The bases are 6" round. I am gong to ay a template and use the router bit to cut out the bases so they are round and smooth. Should be easier and smoother that hand sawing them out using my band saw.
Larry K H on May 17, 2015
Working on a project that nees this type of bit
Thomas S on May 11, 2015
Needed one, wanted a quality bit
robert b on May 7, 2015
Building up my shop.
Dennis F on Apr 20, 2015
been happy with other rockler bits
Wilbur M on Apr 7, 2015
I needed this router bit to complete a roll top desk project and have always been pleased with the quality of Rockler products.
Tom M on Apr 24, 2020
Bought this but for trimming with patterns
George E J on Apr 5, 2020
is the bearing adjustable to get a longer reach?
tim s on May 19, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I looked at the bit and no you cannot adjust the bearing for a longer reach. The only way would be to put the bit in the collet out further, but you've got to watch that so that the bit will stay tight when you use it.
is the bearing adjustable?
A shopper on May 19, 2015
BEST ANSWER: It would not make sense to change the size since it is intended to match the cutting surface below it. If you are asking if it could be moved up my answer is, I do not believe so but haven't tried it.
can this be used to plunge cut, follow a template to cut out a hole?
John N on Aug 8, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I won't use it for plunge cutting. The flutes don't go to the center of the bit
Can this be used on fiberglass?
Daniel L on Apr 4, 2017
BEST ANSWER: No, I would not attempt to cut fiberglass with it. The bit would probably cut it since it is carbide, but not cleanly. and could rip it up.
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