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Piloted Router Bit for Binding

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Carbide-tipped to stay sharp longer! Special cutters for routing precise binding channels, with a pilot extension for uniform routing depth.

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Piloted Router Bit for Binding
Item# Description In stock Price Quantity
4561 For 0.060" channel Yes
3 or more $20.08  

4562 For 0.090" channel Yes
3 or more $20.08  

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Carbide tips stay sharp longer than steel bits. Small diameter makes them ideal for tight curves.

Binding router bits for Dremel & Foredom tools.
To use our 1/8"-shank bits in your laminate trimmer's 1/4" collet, use our Adapter Collet.

For channel width Shank diameter Cutting height
#4561 Pilot bit for .060" (1.52mm) channel 1/8" (3.18mm) 3/8" (9.52mm)
#4562 Pilot bit for .090" (2.29mm) channel 1/8" (3.18mm) 3/8" (9.52mm)

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Piloted Router Bit for Binding
Piloted Router Bit for Binding
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3 6-29-2011
Obvious ring

Like some others I am not very light handed when it comes to routing. I had sanded my instrument ready for the paint job and routed with this bit for the binding and when I got through I noticed a fairly deep ring and dark burn marks all around the instrument which I had to sand out which was no easy task. It really needs a bearing on the shaft to eliminate this.

preetcher  Beaufort, NC Read my reviews (48)
3 6-17-2011
Good cut but bad unit

Worked perfectly in my dremel and cut the binding channel thickness as advertised. Unfortunately it was not until halfway through routing that i noticed the guide at the bottom leaving a groove in my body under the channel. Upon inspection i found the shaft slightly bent when rotating in the dremel causing a warp in the spin. Cuts great but QC for these should have better inspection.

agnusguitars  champaign, il Read my reviews (28)
5 4-22-2011
Piloted Router Bit

This router bit took all the hassle and guess work out of preparation for binding installation. Great product.

adsalter  Biloxi, MS Read my reviews (4)
3 1-07-2011
Deep marks

I used it for building 3 les paul replica (mahogany and walnut). After sanded the sides smooth, I've made the binding channel on the lowest speed possible. The bit leaves deep marks, sometimes burned in. I won't use it anymore, be careful with that.

Mack Guitarworks  Hungary/Europe Read my reviews (11)
5 11-23-2010
a dynamite mini router bit.

I bought this bit to cut new channels, or clean old channels, on gibson style guitars. It works perfectly on fingerboards or bodies for that purpose. The tiny mark left by the pilot tip comes out in finish sanding. Cutting binding channels is a job for a Dremmel sized tool, not an industrial router, so I'd like to see more of these type bits. I'd especially like to see a piloted bit for the "stepped" laminated bindings seen on customs. Especially if one is building or restoring one of those bound headstocks.

Blackplates  Aberdeen Md. Read my reviews (14)
5 11-10-2010
Just the job

Very good bit for doing those awkward ledges on small instruments or in confined areas.

Steve Hall  London UK Read my reviews (3)
4 8-03-2010
binding router

Great idea here, but I think it could use a tweak. While the bit does a good job of cutting the channel in very tight turns, it leaves a mark where the pilot guide comes in contact with the side of the instrument. It's even visible (very faintly) in the product photo. If it were possible to modify the bit by adding a free rolling pilot, that would be fantastic.


jdw guitars  white plains Read my reviews (4)
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