"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…"
After being disappointed with my Kreg Foreman I sold it and got a Porter Cable 560. It was a decent jig and performed with decent results. Then a friend who is also a Kreg dealer told me about the K5.i bought one and set it up. I must say it's…Continue
I really like the k5 it is faster to change from different size of screws. I hesitated to update because of some of the reviews about the dust collection hook up. That to me one of the improvements it works perfect no dust to cleanup .…