Edge Banding Router Bit Sets by MLCS

Hide the ply with an attractive edge!
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  • Add an attractive & durable hardwood edge to your cabinet doors and shelf edges.
  • For use with plywood panels, MDF panels or shelves from 1/2" to 1" thick
  • Two piece set creates a perfectly matching joint
  • The 60° bits feature a tongue & groove for a larger glue surface area and easier alignment of edge banding
  • The 90° bits also make a horizontal V-groove or double sided chamfer.

Matched 2 piece bit sets are two flute, carbide- tipped. Simply center the male cutter on the stock and make the cut. Next match up the female cutter with the center point of the first cut. Finish by gluing together the two pieces and flush trim the edges, if necessary.

Recommended for use in a table mounted router.

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 cut over 60 feet of edging over the weekend. Using the edging bit was easy in my router table, ripped the pieces on the table saw next to it, run it through the router and back to the saw. However, plywood was a pain. It tends to tear out the edges of the ply. If you don't go deep enough into the edge, it leaves a gap when you insert the banding. If you go too deep then it tears out both sides of the finish veneers. So with some playing I found a "good enough" position. Also make sure you make the banding thicker than the ply by 1/16 or more on each side, since plywood is not exactly the same thickness I found that it would be off center and then short on one side and over on the other. So be prepared to sand sand sand to get a smooth seamless edging on both sides. Using upper feather board is a must to keep everything tight to the table. Good luck and hope to use this again on another project.

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Item # Price    Qty
90° 1" 1-1/2" 1/4" 5432 $44.95
60° with Tongue & Groove 1" 1-7/16" 1/4" 5433 $44.95
90° 1" 1-1/2" 1/2" #7732
(Old/Eagle P16-4041)
60° with Tongue & Groove 1" 1-7/16" 1/2" #7733
(Old/Eagle P16-4043)

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