[WEEKLY TECH TIPS] HOW TO USE A COMPRESSION BIT

WOODWORKING TIPSHOW TO USE A COMPRESSION

[WEEKLY TECH TIPS] HOW TO USE A COMPRESSION BIT

A compression bit is the combination of both up-cut and down-cut spirals.  A dedicated up or downward spiral may only give a good finish on one side of the material if the material is laminated. Where both sides of the material require the best possible finish, a compression bit is your best solution. For very hardwoods, .250" per pass might be too deep, so we need to change the 1/10" up-cut compression.