[WEEKLY TECH TIPS] What Is V-carving?

V-carving is a cutting method that utilizes a V-bit to create designs with different widths. The shape of the V-shaped bit creates a narrower carving at the tip of the bit and wider at the bottom of the bit, as opposed to using a straight-cut bit, which consistently provides an...

[WEEKLY TECH TIPS] What is the difference between V-Groove and V-bits?

CNC V-Bits are single flute bits with one cutting edge. They are designed to be most efficient in fine detail engraving in hardwood, aluminum, brass, copper, etc. Commonly used in the engraving industry, they are available in different sizes and lengths. SpeTool offers SPE-X Coated versions (like the W06008, W06009,...

[WEEKLY TECH TIPS] A Beginners Guide to Choosing the Best Flush Trim Router Bits?

Flush-Trim Router Bits as the name suggests these bits are used to trim the edge of one material flush with the edge of another– for example, trimming a veneered surface flush with a substrate or using a pattern to create multiple identical pieces. These bits are also used to cut...

[WEEKLY TECH TIPS] WHEN DO I USE AN O FLUTE BIT?

What is an O flute bit? The O flute bit is a carbide spiral flute with a unique mirror finish, resulting in high-quality surface finishes, clean professional cuts, and prolonged tool life. How does it compare with other flute bits? The O flute bit was explicitly manufactured for CNC Router...