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Carbide Downcut Inlay Router Bits

Carbide Downcut Inlay Router Bits

Carbide Downcut Inlay Router Bits 1/8" dia.

1/8" dia.

Item # 5154
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$22.33
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Carbide Downcut Inlay Router Bits 3/32" dia.

3/32" dia.

Item # 5153
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$22.33
$17.86

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Carbide Downcut Inlay Router Bits 1/16" dia.

1/16" dia.

Item # 5152
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$22.33
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Carbide Downcut Inlay Router Bits 3/64" dia.

3/64" dia.

Item # 5151
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$22.33
$17.86

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Carbide Downcut Inlay Router Bits 1/32" dia.

1/32" dia.

Item # 5150
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20% OFF SALE

$22.33
$17.86

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Carbide Downcut Inlay Router Bits, Set of all 5 sizes

Set of all 5 sizes

Item # 5155
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List Price $111.65
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Carbide Downcut Inlay Router Bits

About This Item

The best for inlay work and more!
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 Adapter Collet.

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

What type of bit do I need?
In our shops we use both, depending on the job and the type of wood we're working on.

Downcut Bits cut a very clean top edge of the rout with some fuzz around the bottom. These are perfect for jobs like cutting purflings and soundhole rosettes on softer woods like spruce and mahogany. We also use them for cutting inlay routs where you want a clean top edge with less possibility of grain tear out.

For the cleanest flat-bottom rout, use Upcut bits.

Get all the bits you need
We have a set of all 5 Downcut bits to add to your precision routing arsenal, and a set of all 10 upcut and downcut bits so you’ll be prepared for any job and any type of wood.

We have all the sizes you need to tackle your next job:

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

Downcut bits sizes:
#5154: 1/8" dia. bit for routing bridge saddle slots
Width: 1/8" (0.1250", 3.18mm)
Depth: 3/8" (0.375", 9.53mm)

#5153: 3/32" dia. bit for routing bridge saddle slots
Width: 3/32" (0.0938", 2.38mm)
Depth: 1/4" (0.250", 6.35mm)

#5152: 1/16" dia. for fine detail routing
Width: 1/16" (0.0625", 1.59mm)
Depth: 3/16" (0.188", 4.78mm)

#5151: 3/64" dia. for fine detail inlay routing
Width: 3/64" (0.0469", 1.19mm)
Depth: 1/8" (0.125", 3.18mm)

#5150: 1/32" dia. for fine detail inlay routing
Width: 1/32" (0.0313", 0.79mm)
Depth: 1/8" (0.125", 3.18mm)



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5.0

Proper use of 1/32” router bits

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I broke a 1/32” router bit while making grooves for some stringing I’m doing on a side table leg. I went to the StewMac website and saw a video on the proper use of the 1/32” Bit. I had another bit to use but thought it would be wise to order a few more just in case I broke my last bit. But after watching the video and using the suggestions made I was able to finish all my stringing without breaking my last bit. Thanks for your help. Tom

5.0

Well priced set of router bits.

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These look good and will work well in my estimation, I have lots of them and this set is of course a spare set, that will be used from time to time, so an immediate review on the quality of the steel will be pending.

5.0

good

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Works good

5.0

Inlay bit

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These bits are great for routing very tight corners on fretboards or other hardwoods. Stew Mac actually send me a replacement no questions asked. The tip had broke but was replaced. The new one is still working great

5.0

Nice set

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Perfect for my CNC machine

5.0

Amazing with nice clean Bottoms!

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Used the largest of the set to inlay/Recess the AC Power connector in my current Walnut Pedal board build. I scored a line but found that now, even using the StewMac Router base I received as an XMAS gift for my Dremel-like tool, that better lighting and my magnifying headset would have been a better idea since i cut over the score mark. These spiral bits are sharp, cut clean and, barring my caveats, are extremely accurate!

5.0

Excellent bits used with Dremel Plunge Router attachment

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I bought the 1/16" bit for specific use in the Dremel Plunge Router. After a short practice run,
I was delighted with the results.

5.0

Best Bit for inlay

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These bits are not cheap but they are worth every cent in the quality of the cut they make, was doing an inlay for a half dollar in a headstock, this bit has the most crisp edge and bottom, only mistake was from my own hands going a bit farther than i needed to, will be buying the entire set these are amazing.

5.0

Great for small channels

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I had some black/white purfling around the outside of a custom tail piece that disappeared after sanding it smooth. I was able to rout a small channel and place another piece of purfling to fill in the missing piece. A steady hand comes in handy as well.

5.0

3/64" Carbide downcut inlay router bit

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I used the bit for cutting perfling channels around the sound hole of my ukulele.The bit cuts a clean channel and require very little clean up. The perfling fits the channel perfect.

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