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Lock Miter Bit

Warning!  Router Table Use Only! Please Note: Wherever you see these pictures, the specified bits are for use in a router table only! Never attempt to use them in a hand-held router!

These bits cuts the strongest joints you'll ever make! Use the Lock Miter bit on stock from 5/8" to 1-1/8" thick. Use the Lock Miter Jr. to cut stock from 3/8" to 11/16". Simply follow the directions below to create a great looking durable joint.

This bit is to be used with a router table and fence only!

Make A Glue Joint
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1- Route your first piece
face down.
2- Route second piece
face up.

Make A Edge Miter
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1. Route one piece with the "inside" face flat on the router table. 2. Route the second piece with the "inside" face vertical and against the fence.
TIP: The secret to success with the Lock Miter Bit is to make sure the centerline of your workpiece is aligned to the midpoint of the lock miter profile. Make a test cut first. Minute adjustments may be necessary. Make sure distances are equal to ensure proper centering.

Sample Joints
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Lock Miter Joint Edge miters & glue joints

Lock Miter Safety Tips:
  • These bits are for use in a router table only.
  • Be sure to use pusher blocks, hold-down and hold-in devices.
  • Use a sturdy fence at least 6" high.
  • Take your time and plan your work carefully.
  • Never try to mill short or narrow stock.
  • Keep fingers out of harm's way at all times.

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Any reproduction in whole or in part strictly prohibited.