"Yes, they are. The carbide from the Freud Quadra-cut bits leave an incredibly smooth finish. I do have a couple of Whiteside bits that also leave a very smooth cut - much better than the Skil or Bosch bits they replaced.
I still use…"
"The best router bit advice I've read is to invest in a decent lower cost router bit set when a beginner (I chose the MLCS 8377 1/2" shank 15 piece router set - which are carbide tipped), and then replace those bits that you use most -…"
"I started with the cheap assortment pack of 1/4" shanked bits from a store somewhere. Been so long I don't know where they were bought at. They will work just fine. Just take your time & make multiple passes getting to where you want…"
"My name is Diane, retired USAF. Beginner woodworker, built a small table with Kreg JIG . I like Kreg, products are good quality and easy to use. I am happy I found the Kreg Community . Eager to learn from you all. I am looking for my next beginner…"
K3 problem the threaded insert is lose and will not hold setting. The k4 is worn and hard to use. I was think maybe epoxy the insert in place may fix it. I tried wood glue did hold. Anyone else had the same problem? The k4 I have thought about…Continue
I'm thinking about getting the Kreg Miter Gauge instead of building a sled for my table saw. I figure the miter gauge would have more uses and since the stock will ride on the saw table there is no drop off like with some crosscut sleds. And it…Continue
I'm having trouble getting my pocket holes deep enough. I'm using the kreg j4 system and using 3/4" stock 1 1/2" wide. I have set my jig to 3/4" high for the stock and set my drill bit to 3/4" to the tip. I'm pretty new at using this and I thought I…Continue
I really like the Adaptive Cutting System (ACS) and hope to buy it soon. My table saw really scares me as I have a bad knee that likes to buckle on me at inopportune times. I can just picture it happening at the table saw and tossing me into the saw…Continue
I have built many kitchens and finally decided to buy the Foreman, because my latest kitchen consisted of 28 cabinets and I was over my hand hurting from all the drilling, moving the clamp etc., it seemed like a smart choice.