Two Piece Loose Tenon Flooring Joint Sets by MLCS

For 5/8" or Greater Stock

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  • Create, replace or repair hardwood flooring.
  • Top mounted bearing slot cutter creates a 1/4" high x 3/8" deep groove.
  • Ideal for cleaning out grooves or creating new grooves in flooring that has already been installed.
  • Bull Nose bit creates a full half round on the edges of the loose tenon material to make installation easy.

TIP: The recommended size for the loose tenon is 1/4" high by 23/32" wide.

2 Bit Set includes the following:

  • Top Mounted Bearing Slot Cutter 1/4" Carbide Height x 3/8" Depth of Cut
  • Bull Nose Bit 1/4" Circle Diameter

Router Safety Chart - Suggested Speeds:

Bit Diameter Max Speed
up to 1" 24000 RPM
1-1/16" to 2" 18000 RPM
2-1/16" to 2-1/2" 16000 RPM
2-9/16" to 3" 14500 RPM
over 3" 12000 RPM

Router Safety Tips:

  • Always wear eye and ear protection.
  • Always use properly sharpened bits.
  • Never use bits that are dull or damaged.
  • Shank must be completely inserted into collet and then backed-off approximately 1/16".
  • Don't "bottom-out" bit in collet.
  • Never partially insert bit into collet. Minimum 1" of shank needs to be in collet.
  • Tighten bit securely and recheck periodically for possible slippage or "run-out" due to wear.
  • Keep collet clean and replace if worn.
  • Never start the router with the bit in contact with wood.
  • Always feed your work or router in the proper direction against the bit rotation.
  • Don't force feed the bit or overload your router, Feed at a constant moving speed to avoid burning the wood.
  • Do not face tool's discharge when operating.
  • Always unplug router when changing bits or making adjustments.
  • Use a router table and fence whenever possible.
  • Make sure your work piece is properly secured and use push blocks, sticks and featherboards whenever possible.
  • Keep all your bits, bearings and assemblies clean, lubricated, and securely fastened. To avoid damage, store them properly in a pouch, box or tray.
  • The bigger the bit, the lower RPM recommended (see chart).

Product Options

Shank Size Included Bits Item # Price    Qty
1/4" #5371 & #5460 5545 $34.95
1/2" #7671 & #7760 7845 $36.95

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