FREUD ROUTER BIT GUIDE–Edge Bits
.EDGE BIT
Beading
USES: Creates decorative edges on drawer fronts, cabinets, molding and trim.
SIZES: Cutting radius: 1/16–1 1/2”
VARIATIONS: Use with larger bearing or a guide fence to produce round-over profiles.
.EDGE BIT
Bevel-Trim
USES: Bevels edges on laminates, banding, and veneers and while it cuts the lower portion of the bevel flush with the substrate.
SIZES: Cutting radius: 1/8–3/4”
VARIATIONS: Available in solid carbide, shown, and in bearing-guided styles.
.EDGE BIT
Chamfering
USES: Forms bevels on edges, creates staved joints, and produces edge miters.
SIZES: Cutting length: 1/2–1”
VARIATIONS: A 45° bevel is most common, but bevels range from
11 1/4° to 45°.
.EDGE BIT
Classical
USES: Creates decorative edge on furniture, shelving, and molding.
SIZES: Cutting width: 3/8–1/2”
VARIATIONS: Comes in both cove-and-bead and cove-and-round styles.
.EDGE BIT
Cove
USES: Forms edges on drawer fronts, furniture, and molding.
SIZES: Cutting radius: 1/16–1 3/4”
VARIATIONS: Use along with a round-over bit to produce drop-leaf table edges.
 
.EDGE BIT
Flush Trim
USES: Relieves sharp edges; creates profiles on tables, shelves, and other projects; makes dowels.
SIZES: Cutting radius: 1/16–1 1/2”
VARIATIONS: Cuts bullnose profiles, and creates beading using a
smaller bearing.
 
.EDGE BIT
Fluting
USES: Forms decorative beads on doors, frames, and molding.
SIZES: Bead diameter: 1/4–3/4”
VARIATIONS: Multi-flute bits cut several flute profiles in one pass.
 
.EDGE BIT
Half-Round
USES: Rounds both corners of an edge in one pass to create profiles on stair treads, shelves, etc.
SIZES: Cutting radius: 3/32–5/8”
VARIATIONS: Also available with a guide bearing and in variable-radius styles.
.EDGE BIT
Ogee
USES: Creates decorative edges on tabletops, plaques, and moldings.
SIZES: Cutting radius: 5/16–1/2”
VARIATIONS: Available in standard and “Roman” ogee styles.
 
.EDGE BIT
Rabbeting
USES: Cuts square-cornered rabbets and lap joints.
SIZES: Cutting width: 1/8–1/2”
VARIATIONS: Some rabbeting bits include interchangeable bearings that allow one bit to produce rabbets of multiple widths.
 
.EDGE BIT
Round Over
USES: Relieves sharp edges; creates profiles on tables, shelves, and other projects; makes dowels.
SIZES: Cutting radius: 1/16–1 1/2”
VARIATIONS: Cuts bullnose profiles, and creates beading using a
smaller bearing.
 
.EDGE BIT
Table Edge
USES: Creates decorative edges
on tabletops and shelves.
SIZES: Cutting width: 7/16–1 1/8”
VARIATIONS: Also useful for producing top profiles on handrails.
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