These specialty slot cutters are designed for use with a hand router on installed flooring to cut a groove for another piece of flooring or a spline joint. WL-003 also features a nail relief groove. Carbide tipped.

Flooring & Panel Router Bit WL-6100 40mm Dia, 3mm Kerf, 5mm Depth, 1/4″ Shank Woodline USA

FLOORING & PANELING GROOVE CUTTER ROUTER BITS

$17.25 $68.60

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  • Looking for ship lap router bit

    EVERYONE seems to be watching HGTV and has been bitten by the ship lap craze.  A basic ship lap joint is just two opposing rabbets that overlap as tight or loose as you wish depending on how rustic you want it to look. You can use a tongue and groove for this, but since it is usually thin material fastened to a wall as opposed to thick flooring that would stand up to wear and tear, usually a rabbet joint is quickest and easiest. Our most versatile rabbeting bit would be:
    https://www.woodline.com/collections/rabbeting/products/rabbeting-bits?variant=16865253703. The multiple bearings allow for various depths of cuts. 

    Material thickness will dictate whether you want to use a tongue and groove cut.  Some have "V" profiles for added detail, but that is not traditional ship lap, but is often used as wainscoting.  They can be found at https://www.woodline.com/collections/tongue-groove-1/products/tongue-groove-router-bits?variant=15147553607.

    If you are unsure of which will work, give us a call with your material dimensions and we can discuss the pros and cons of each.


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