Whether you need straight or spiral router bits, Woodcraft.com has over 600 to choose from! Straight router bits are typically used to cut grooves, dadoes, rabbets, or for removal of other materials. In some cases, straight router bits can be used to cut mortises as well. Spiral bits look like drill bits and are most often made of solid carbide, so they are super sharp and leave a superior cut on wood. Two flutes ground around the body of a spiral bit smooth vibration by spreading the cutting action over a longer edge. With their drill-like point, spiral bits are also better for plunge-cutting. To learn more, check out this article discussing the pros and cons of spiral and straight router bits
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