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Rockler Signmaking Brass Bushing - 5/8" ID, 3/4" OD

Item #
30933
Rating:
92% of 100
Rockler Signmaking Brass Bushing - 5/8" ID, 3/4" OD
Rockler Signmaking Brass Bushing - 5/8" ID, 3/4" OD
The replacement signmaking brass bushing is designed to be used with the Rockler Sign Making System.
(1) Rockler Signmaking Brass Bushing
More Information
Brand Rockler
Manufacturer Part Number TA090707-2
Weight 0.1000
Tech Spec
  • Inside Diameter: 5/8"
  • Outside Diameter: 3/4"
Technical Documents No
Type No
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4.6 / 5.0
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Easy set up
Stays in place
July 11, 2018
Purchased
4 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
GOOD
GOOD HIGH QUALITY
October 14, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
The best tool
March 14, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Sigh Making`
Bushing fit right into my plate, works great with sign making set.
February 26, 2016
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Guide Bushing
Great bushing! Good design and manufacturing.
November 3, 2015
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Helpful Warning for using this Bushing
I purchased the State Park sign making kit in 2014. I used the kit once and shelved it. Recently, I began to make signage for our local Boy Scout troop. I did several signs without incident. As I was working on the 2nd to last sign, I noticed small brass filings in the sawdust. Instead of stopping like I should have, I continued to work. Yes; I know... Finally, I realized the bushing had come loose on the plate. Looking at the bushing, a small section was missing. I chalked it up to contact between the bit and the soft bushing. I started sign 5. As I finished up sign five, I noticed small black plastic filings in the sawdust. I stopped, checked the bushing and most of one side was missing. I had damaged several letters including the Y. You only get one Y... The sign had to be scrapped. I couldn't quite put my finger on the continued deterioration of the bushing. The next day, I replaced the sign kit (really needed that Y). Started sign 5 again and by the end, a portion of the replacement bushing was missing (see attached photos) and once again, I had damaged letters and numbers. Looking at the bushing, I noted that about 1/3 had thinned. At that point I realized what had occurred. The plunge plate was slightly out of alignment and the carbide bit was wearing the soft brass. The loose bushing the day before had disguised what was really occurring. The tolerances are tight and I overlooked resetting the plate on the plunge base. So, be sure that your plate is dead center relative to the bit or you may end up purchasing, at a minimum, a new bushing and at worst, a new kit for $79.99 plus tax. This set makes great signs and I would definitely purchase the sign kit again. However, a warning in the packaging might be helpful for those new to sign making/using these kits.
Thinning
Missing brass
User submitted image
October 4, 2017
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
signmaking
This product works great! I think the sign making letters need to be thicker with a slightly bigger bushing. If you are not careful the bushing will pop out of the letter and cut into it. Once that happens that letter is trash.
December 18, 2015
Purchased
over 3 years ago
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Replacement for 3 3/8 state park kit
Jacob S on Oct 4, 2018
replacement part
Dick S on Jul 3, 2018
Replacement for 3 3/8 state park kit
Jacob S on Oct 4, 2018
to replace worn out brass bushings
Dennis H on Jul 6, 2018
replacement part
Dick S on Jul 3, 2018
needed for sign making
Doug E on Jun 27, 2018
Needed to make sign
Neil Richard J on Apr 20, 2018
need for sign maaking kit
ROBERT H on Mar 27, 2018
To make gift sign for a friend
Ralph B on Mar 27, 2018
to go with the router bit
Kenneth G on Feb 13, 2018
Saw it on a Youtube video.
William R on Feb 5, 2018
Order for extra
Jeffrey M on Jan 23, 2018
To complete the sign kit
Jerry A on Jan 15, 2018
Only low profile enough to use with signmaker templates.
Barry K on Jan 11, 2018
needed part
Tony J on Dec 29, 2017
Old one wore out
JOHN D on Nov 29, 2017
My other one broke
Scott P on Nov 18, 2017
required with kit
Arthur B on Nov 9, 2017
Needed for Rockler's Sign Making templates.
Duane M on Oct 28, 2017
To go with the signmaker's templates.
David G on Oct 24, 2017
Needed for the the letter/number template
Kelli K on Sep 20, 2017
For Sign Making
JAMES M on Sep 10, 2017
Guide for sign makin g
David T on Jul 31, 2017
all parts are necessary to make quality signs
Chris E on Jul 6, 2017
Recommended with the template kit
Richard F on Jun 2, 2017
Used with other kits works well
CHARLES S on May 10, 2017
To use with Rockler's sign making template (for 3-3/8" letters)
EDUARDO A. R on Apr 29, 2017
FOR SIGN MAKING MY BUSHINGS ARE TOO DEEP
Francis B on Apr 23, 2017
The one that was included in my signmaking kit didn't make it through three letters before getting destroyed. I'm having to replace it within its first ten minutes of use. The letter templates need to be thicker, and the bushing guide needs to be longer.
Richard S on Apr 18, 2017
Recommended by other users.
Richard B on Apr 15, 2017
iT GOES WITH THE SIGN KIT
Wendell S on Apr 7, 2017
need it to use router using the signmaker's templates
Dale C on Apr 6, 2017
Needed for the state park sign set
Richard B on Apr 3, 2017
the one with the sign making kit didn't last my practice sessions
Don L on Mar 27, 2017
I need this for the sign makers template
Ben W on Mar 14, 2017
Needed then to make signs
Ken S on Mar 3, 2017
Sign making
Dave H on Nov 20, 2016
had problem with mounting plate on router
damaged bushing simply needed to fix my mistake good product we have made a lot of signs with this
bernie e on Nov 17, 2016
needed for above
KYLE R on Nov 13, 2016
My mistake. This is the incorrect size for the size of letters that I will be working with. Will be returning
Gary R on Nov 6, 2016
to fit router
Isabelle J L on Oct 19, 2016
u-tube
dennis c on Oct 13, 2016
I needed this for the sign making kit, however I discovered that one comes with the kit. It's probably just as well that I get an extra anyway.
James S on Oct 13, 2016
needed for sign making
Christopher D on Oct 4, 2016
Sign making kit requires this bushing
Joe H on Sep 17, 2016
To use with rocklers router letters
Clayton G on Aug 8, 2016
So that I don't have to file down another one
P M on Aug 5, 2016
Need for sign kit
Joe C on Jun 25, 2016
To use with the templates I ordered.
Butchie G on Jun 14, 2016
Lost the one that came with my Porter Cable Dovetail Jig 4012. I wish your company also showed the stem height which I hope is 3/16in.
Michael D on Jun 8, 2016
Replacement bc the first one broke
joe m on May 24, 2016
Shutters
ED B on May 11, 2016
to replace worn out brass bushings
Dennis H on Jul 6, 2018
needed for sign making
Doug E on Jun 27, 2018
which bushing do i need for a dewalt dwp611?
tim s on Sep 20, 2015
BEST ANSWER: You can use the bushings with any router base plate that has a 1-3/16" center hole. The router doesn't care. The base plate is the key.
i want to use my 1 3/16 hole on my router guide how do i make rocklers 3/4 guide work
Gary C on Feb 15, 2016
BEST ANSWER: If your wanting to use a set like miles craft router plate and adaptors, the bushing will work. just use the general adapter and install the Rockler bushing.
how does this attach to the router?
Nora w on Apr 12, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I have several sizes of these brass bushings. Many router bases or attached sub bases come come with a a correct hole n counter sunk depression that you drop/fit the bushing into from the bottom side. The top piece if the brass bearing tightens into the threads of the bottom half. Finger tight securely then I use a pair of regular pliers to careful smudge it more. Brass is very soft so be careful doing the pliers thing. I do this extra step beyond finger tighting because I had one bushing come loose n that was scary n a learning experience. I've not had another loosen or come loose since that adrenalin pumping event. Before you start using your router each time always check it over, make sure the bits n bushings are secure n snug/tight but not overly ! Enjoy your experience and alway think safety !.
will a 5/8th inch router bit pass through this bushing?
bill h on Jun 5, 2016
BEST ANSWER: You need to use a bit that is at least 1/16 smaller in diameter, that is 9/16 or less. If anything flexes at all in the bit, base or router, you will chew up the bushing. The friction will even cause the bushing to loosen and get chewed up. I did that with a similar operation with a 1/4 inch bit and bushing. It damaged the project.
I been trying to make signs. I totally trashed the first bushing I used. The guide side got chewed up. What causes this. Am I routing too deep?
Dan B on Apr 25, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Without seeing your router setup and the damaged bushing, I cannot be certain, but I suspect that you're using a router bit that is too large in diameter - this the spinning bit is hitting the bushing's side while either raising the bit or lowering the bit or both. The diameter of the router bit must be matched to the proper size bushing. Example: 3/8" diam bit is used with the 3/8" bushing. Rockler's sign making kits come with the proper size bushing to fit their templates, but you must buy the matching router bit separately from Rockler.
does this include the lock nut?
A shopper on Jun 10, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I am not sure what you mean by "lock nut" unless you mean the threaded portion of the bushing that screws down on the top part of the bushing as shown in the picture. What comes with the bushing set is what is shown in the picture and described in the catalogue.
Will this bushing work on a Bosch router?
Norm F on Sep 24, 2018
BEST ANSWER: As long as your base plate will take porter cable type bushings.
What is the length of the shank?
Reid C on May 29, 2016
BEST ANSWER: About 1/16 inch, use only on a very flat surface...
Is this the bushing needed for the keyhole template?
Mark S on Nov 29, 2017