Horizontal Crown Molding Router Bits by MLCS

Make classic cove casework molding
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2 flute, carbide tipped.

  • Make classic cove moldings, popular in many home and casework projects.
  • The elegant design is made easily and safely on the router table, using featherboards and push blocks to feed the work against the fence.
  • 3 different sizes for diverse projects -- from an armoire to house trim.

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).
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I learned about this bit from Professional Internet woodworker Charles Neil. I use the bit to machine the cove portion making 3" Ogee Bracket Feet. Be sure to take light easy passes. These bits remove a lot of material.

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Item # Price    Qty
5/16" 3/8" 1-3/4" 1-1/2" 2-1/8" 1/2" #7873
(Old/Eagle P14-3625)
$26.95
3/8" 11/16" 2-1/2" 2-1/4" 2-3/8" 1/2" #7875
(Old/Eagle P14-3626)
$38.95
3/8" 11/16" 2-3/4" 2-3/4" 2-3/8" 1/2" #7876
(Old/Eagle P14-3627)
$40.95
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