A cutter for forming a recess on material, normally bearing guided.
Radial Arm Routing
Using a special bracket to attach the router to a radial arm saw to effectively form an overhead stand.
The amount of clearance behind the cutting edge of a cutter that prevents friction between the bit and the timber surface.
Radius of a circle (half the diameter). Radius cutters produce part or half circular concave profiles.
The horizontal member of a door, table carcass, or a chair frame.
Rate of Feed
The speed at which the cutter travels across the wood, either by feeding the router into the wood, or feeding the wood into the cutter.
Rubbed with a sharpening stone to restore the cutting edge.
TCT cutting blades held on to a cutter with locking screws so that they can be changed when blunt.
The vertical board at the front of each step or tread in a staircase.
A circular shaped decorative moulding often used at the corner joints of fireplaces and in cabinet making. Best produced using a purpose-made drilling tool Fixed in a pillar drill.
Quickly removing the bulk of the waste prior to the finishing cuts. Here a straight cutter is used to remove the bulk of the material prior to making a single pass with a dovetail cutter for a dovetailed housing joint.
One of the several round forming cutters which convert square edges, ends and corners of a board to a convex radius.
Any routing system where the router is mounted in a Fixed position and the operator does not manually handle the router. Often provides a safe and accurate means of moulding or profiling workpieces.