Router Bit Set - Joint Making Set
Router Bit Set - Joint Making Set
Router Bit Set - Joint Making Set
Router Bit Set - Joint Making Set
Router Bit Set - Joint Making Set
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Router Bit Set - Joint Making Set

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This set contains the three most popular joint making router bits; lock mitre, drawer lock and reversible glue joint, designed to make joinery quicker, easier and better looking, ideal for boxes, cabinets and furniture. Each bit features diamond ground, micro-grain tungsten carbide tipped blades for long lasting hardness and superior edge retention.
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Router Bit Set - Joint Making Set
Regular price £60.00
Regular price £90.00Sale price £60.00
  • 3 Year Warranty
  • The most popular joint making router bits; lock mitre, reversible glue joint and drawer lock
  • Micro-grain tungsten carbide ensures long lasting hardness and superior edge retention
  • Perfectly balanced, vibration free bodies for a smoother cut
  • Shear angle blades slice the wood for a feather free finish
  • Anti kick back design for maximum operator safety
TCT Router Bits
Each router bit features diamond ground, micro-grain tungsten carbide tipped blades. This tighter micro-grain structure means the blades offer long lasting hardness and superior edge retention. The body of each bit has been turned and then milled with uncompromising precision from a single piece of 4140 high tensile steel to give perfect balance for reduced vibration and therefore smoother cuts. 4140 steel has been chosen because of its toughness, high fatigue strength, and abrasion and impact resistance. The tungsten carbide tips are then brazed onto the bodies using induction to create an extremely strong joint that safely holds under the high stresses that occur when routing. The router bits are suitable for use on softwoods, hardwoods, veneers, laminates and composite materials.

Lock Mitre Bit
Lock mitre bits create an interlocking profile which locks the joint against movement when clamped and gives a large surface area for gluing for guaranteed strength. The bits can be used to create perfect 90° corner joints as well as producing the joint needed for edge jointing boards together. To create a 90° joint one workpiece should be routed horizontally on the table while the other is routed vertically against the fence. These lock mitre bits are most commonly used for constructing boxes, drawers, and cabinet parts in addition to edge jointing boards.

Reversible Glue Joint Bit
Reversible glue joint bits are used to produce fast, accurate glue joints with increased surface area for glue application, resulting in an incredibly strong joint. These bits create joints in perfect flush alignment, reducing the amount of time spent sanding and planing during the finishing process. Using uniformly thick boards, centre this bit with the edge of the boards and then cut one workpiece face down and the other face up to produce the joint. These bits are ideal for routing wide dimension panels, tabletops and doors. Maximum stock thickness for this bit is 32mm. For router table use only.

Drawer Lock Bit
Drawer lock bits are chosen for their speed and simplicity when joining drawer fronts to sides. These bits create an incredibly strong joint with increased surface area for glue application. The wedge-shaped tenons produced will self-align the workpieces for strong, perfectly fitting and attractive joints. To create a drawer lock joint, cut the drawer front flat on the router table with the outside facing upwards. The drawer side is then cut vertically, with the inside facing the fence. Minimum wood thickness for these bits is 12mm. For router table use only. Shanks are 1/2".

Superior Finish and Performance
The shearing angle of the cutting edges ensure they remain in constant contact with the workpiece to allow a smoother, slicing cut which eliminates tear-out and gives a mirror finish. The bits feature right hook angles which further enhances the cut due to the fast removal of chips. These bits feature an anti-kickback design which limits the feed rate of the material being cut to decrease the likelihood of a kickback, meaning each bit conforms to strict German DIN standards to ensure maximum operator safety. ©
  • BrandRutlands®
  • Product CodeR5913
  • Lock Mitre BitD=51mm H=22mm A=45° L=68mm n.max=18,000 S=1/2"
  • Reversible Glue Joint BitD=38mm H=32mm A=30° L=73mm n.max=18,000 S=1/2"
  • Drawer Lock BitD=50.8mm H=12.7mm A=15° L=54mm n.max=18,000 S=1/2"

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Customer Reviews

Based on 10 reviews
Martin B.
Well packaged & presented

Well packaged & presented, and most importantly, with me the next day. As for the results, I'm very pleased so far & have managed to find profiles not offered by other suppliers. Will no doubt be back for more.

James H.
Rutlands - my go to place for router bits

Tried many brands over the years, but happy to say I now won't go anywhere else for router bits. I've thrown everything at them, including the hardest walnut and ash, and they continue to impress with the quality of finish left behind. If you're serious about routing then investing in quality bits is a must.

Dave T.
Thoroughly impressed

Cheap bits tend to tear the wood & blunt quickly. These on the other hand have kept an ultra sharp edge & given me a beautifully clean cut - no burn marks & very little sanding required, if any at all. Thoroughly impressed.

Tim B.
I have produced stacking storage boxes with the dr...

I have produced stacking storage boxes with the drawer lock using a combination of materials I had to hand. (dismantled old tables)I used oak for all the fronts, beech and mahogany for the sides and back and ply for the bottoms. The results have pleased my fiercest critic (my wife) and they are now in use in our conservatory and are much admired by all who have seen them. Previous attempts using a different brand of cutters were only fit for workshop use.The next project is joining pieces using the reversible glue joint, trial runs with scrap wood have given excellent results but accuracy in setting up is essential with all three cutters.I could not be more delighted with the set.

Ross T.
Great quality bits...

Great quality bits

Router Bit Set - Joint Making Set

Router Bit Set - Joint Making Set

Router Bit Set - Joint Making Set