FREUD ROUTER BIT GUIDE–Joinery Bits
.JOINERY BIT
Adjustable Tongue
& Groove
USES: Cuts tongue-and-groove joints for panels, and breadboard ends, plus stub tenon-and-mortise joints.
SIZES: Tongue and groove widths: 7/32–3/8”
VARIATIONS: Adjustable to cut multiple widths.
.JOINERY BIT
Biscuit Joining
USES: Cuts a slot that matches the thickness of biscuits used in joinery.
SIZES: Slot depth: 8.5–12.5mm”
VARIATIONS: Multiple bearings accommodate various biscuit sizes.
.JOINERY BIT
Divided Lite Door*
USES: Form the cope and bead profiles on cabinet door rails, stiles, and muntins.
SIZES: Major radius: 1/8”
VARIATIONS: Two-bit sets plus a drill bit and chisel cut all parts of joinery.
.JOINERY BIT
Dovetail
USES: Creates half-bind dovetail joints when used with a jig, plus sliding-dovetails.
SIZES: Cutting diameter: 1/4–13/16”
VARIATIONS: Angle ranges from 7° to 14°.
.JOINERY BIT
Drawer Lock*
USES: Forms a locking rabbet-style joint that increases gluing surface and locks drawer boxes together.
SIZES: Cutting height: 1/2”
VARIATIONS: Available with 1/4” or 1/2” collet.
 
.JOINERY BIT
Finger Joint*
USES: Creates an interlocking joint with a large glue surface area for strong edge-to-edge or end-to-end joints.
SIZES: Cutting height: 3/8–1 1/2”
VARIATIONS: Variable-height style available.
 
.JOINERY BIT
Lock Miter*
USES: Creates a locking, self-aligning miter joint with greater glue surface.
SIZES: Cutting height: 1/2–1 1/4”
VARIATIONS: One bit size handles multiple stock thickness.
 
.JOINERY BIT
Rail & Stile*
USES: A two-bit set forms the cope and stick joints in door frames, and cuts the door-panel groove.
SIZES: Cutting height: 11/16–7/8”
VARIATIONS: One piece bits also available.
.JOINERY BIT
Reversable
Glue Joint*
USES: Forms a locking, self-aligning miter joint with greater glue surface.
SIZES: Cutting height: 1/2–1 1/4”
VARIATIONS: One bit size handles multiple stock thickness.
 
.JOINERY BIT
Slot Cutting
USES: Form flutes and veins, makes signs, and cuts coves when used with an edge guide.
SIZES: Cutting diameter: 1/8–2”
VARIATIONS: Available with top-mounted bearing for template mounting.
 
.JOINERY BIT
V-Panel
USES: Cuts the tongue-and-groove joint and chamfers to create
V-groove panels.
SIZES: Cutting height: 1/2–1”
VARIATIONS: Set of two bits includes spacers to cut multiple tongue thickness.
 
.JOINERY BIT
Window Sash
& Repair
USES: Creates rails, sash bars, muntins, and frames for true dividend-lit windows.
SIZES: Cutting radius: 1/4”
VARIATIONS: Two bits work together to cut interlocking profiles.
*Use with table-mounted router only.
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