Carbide Downcut Inlay Router Bits

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The best for inlay work and saddle slotting! Solid carbide lasts far longer than steel, and reverse spiral flutes cut downward for cleaner, "no fuzz" edges in routed cavities.

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Carbide Downcut Inlay Router Bits 1/8" dia.

1/8" dia.

Item # 5154
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$18.55

3 or more $17.07
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Carbide Downcut Inlay Router Bits 3/32" dia.

3/32" dia.

Item # 5153
In stock, ready to ship!

$18.55

3 or more $17.07
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Carbide Downcut Inlay Router Bits 1/16" dia.

1/16" dia.

Item # 5152
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$18.55

3 or more $17.07
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Carbide Downcut Inlay Router Bits 3/64" dia.

3/64" dia.

Item # 5151
In stock, ready to ship!

$18.55

3 or more $17.07
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Carbide Downcut Inlay Router Bits 1/32" dia.

1/32" dia.

Item # 5150
In stock, ready to ship!

$18.55

3 or more $17.07
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Carbide Downcut Inlay Router Bits, Set of all 5 sizes

Carbide Downcut Inlay Router Bits, Set of all 5 sizes

Item # 5155
In stock, ready to ship!

$92.75 $82.55

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Product Details

The best for inlay work and saddle slotting! Solid carbide lasts far longer than steel, and reverse spiral flutes cut downward for cleaner, "no fuzz" edges in routed cavities.

To use our 1/8"-shank bits in your laminate trimmer's 1/4" collet, see our #5246 Adapter Collet.

Length 1-1/2" (38.10mm)
Shank diameter 1/8" (3.18mm)

Use the larger bits for removing wood in the middle of your inlay work, and save the fine bits for the fine details. The fine detail bits are fragile, for routing intricate details only.

Item Primary use Width of cut Depth of cut
5154 For inlay routing and bridge saddle slots 1/8" (0.1250", 3.18mm) 1/2" (0.375", 9.53mm)
5153 For inlay routing and bridge saddle slots 3/32" (0.0938", 2.38mm) 1/4" (0.250", 6.35mm)
5152 For fine detail inlay routing 1/16" (0.0625", 1.59mm) 3/16" (0.188", 4.78mm)
5151 For fine detail inlay routing 3/64" (0.0469", 1.19mm) 1/8" (0.125", 3.18mm)
5150 For fine detail inlay routing 1/32" (0.0313", 0.79mm) 1/8" (0.125", 3.18mm)


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Carbide Downcut Inlay Router Bits

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Downcut carbide router bit.

By KC from Henderson, NV
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, July 17, 2011


Exceptional product for use when routing spruce and cedar; cuts are very smooth and clean and I've yet to experience any tear out.

Clean and sharp

By MN_Jeff from Appleton, Wi
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, July 16, 2011


Exactly the bit you need. I have two of these and use them in ebony all the time. Very clean cuts and keeps a sharp edge.

Five Stars

By A. Lucas from Canada
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, July 09, 2011


Five stars for these bits - nothing need more be said.

Worth it

By Al K from Scituate, MA
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, July 06, 2011


Building my first guitar, I hesitated on the price, then bought just two sizes. They cut so fast and cleanly they are worth every penny.

Clean Cut

By Victor Johansen from Phoenix, Arizona
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, June 17, 2011


They produce a very clean cut whether used for inlay or bridge slots. A must have item.

Nice little cutter

By agnusguitars from champaign, il
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, June 17, 2011


1/16 is what I ordered and used in my dremel. Very nice cutting and clean on the bottom for inlay work.

Great bits!

By BanjoMaker from Kinston, NC
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, April 13, 2011


Not only do they work great for inlaying, but I use them for detail carving... best I've found!



Marvin Walker

Downcut Inlay Router Bits

By BluesRascal from Grand Rapids, MI
(Customer's Reviews) Tuesday, March 22, 2011


I originally bought these bits to cut acoustic guitar bridge slots. Since then I've used them in dozens of other woodworking projects. They are strong for their size (I haven't broken one yet even in tough woods like Wenge) and they stay sharp!



Here's a Wenge, Padauk, and Purpleheart box I'm working on. The inlays are all brass.

Downcut Bits

By J.C. Moranville from Colorado
(Customer's Reviews) Monday, March 21, 2011


Pricey? Yep, but a must. They will break before they dull.

I'll never look back

By John Tuttle from MInnesota
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, March 03, 2011


I've used a number of different inlay bits over the years and these are far and away the best I've used. Well worth the money and very nice. The clean cut and precision have me hooked!

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