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Hi to everyone!This is mine firwst post, as I am new to this forum, therefore hope ns don"t messs up as well bad. Have actually been into woodworking for around ten year (as a hobbY). Most of my projects have actually been furniture because that the wife, and also toys and also stuff for the cool kids. Currently I want to do some indicators - and also want come "engrave" into wood, and the fill the engraving through paint.I have actually two routers that have collets for 1/4" bits, but would prefer to discover an adapter so that I deserve to use bits with a 1/8" shank (for really light cut - no over 1/16" deep).Any one have any type of suggestions?Thanks in advance. Walt
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Hi WaltI"m a large fan of MLCS and also I have actually my share of the adapters native them yet the best one i have discovered is the one Rotozip ,it"s made come do simply what you want to do,it stop the little true unlike the MLCS ones..Amazon.com: Roto-Zip 1/8in. Replacement Collet: residence ImprovementAmazon.com: Roto-Zip 1/4in. Instead of Collet: residence Improvementhttp://www.widgetsupply.com/page/WS/PROD/rotozip/D-EE07=========
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For completeness there room some routers because that which friend can additionally get a 1/8in collet; Bosch Colt/Ridgid R2400, Porter-Cable 690/890/7500 series, Bosch 1600/Hitachi M12 families and Milwaukee 5600 family. In enhancement deWalt also sell 1/8in collets (to order) for their DW624/DW625/DW626 models i beg your pardon will also fit trend T10/T11, CMT 1850, Festool OF2000 and Mafell LO65e models.RegardsPhil
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Two words involved mind:(1) Dremel(2) RotozipGood luck and also several of the suggestions preceeding mine might prove even far better than my two!OPG3
OPG3Tweak everything!
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I to buy a parcel of Rotozip bits through the adapter indigenous Lowes about 2 years ago. I"m certain it"s not the only place that dead them, but Lowes is convenient to most in the USA.Charley
Hi WaltI"m a large fan of MLCS and I have actually my share of the adapters native them but the best one ns have discovered is the one Rotozip ,it"s made to do just what you want to do,it stop the little bit true uneven the MLCS ones..=========
Bob, what difficulties have you had with the MLCS 1/8 in collet? the sounds choose the difficulty that led to me to give up my an initial router when it started launching router bits into earth orbit.
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Hi TomSome come with one (slot) spit and also some come v 3 slots (spits) the ones through one slot will certainly not hold on come the little bits really well,if you are lucky to obtain it to organize ,it"s very hard to obtain the bit cost-free once the job is excellent this to be the way in my case..MLCS Woodworking Adaptor Bushings and also Ball Bearing Guides=====
Bob, what problems have you had with the MLCS 1/8 in collet? the sounds like the trouble that resulted in me to give up my very first router when it started launching router bits into earth orbit.
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Hi TomSome come through one (slot) spit and also some come through 3 slots (spits) the ones with one slot will not hold on to the small bits an extremely well,if you room lucky to get it to host ,it"s an extremely hard to acquire the bit complimentary once the project is done this to be the way in mine case..MLCS Woodworking Adaptor Bushings and also Ball Bearing Guides=====
Thanks Bob.A few years ago I had actually come increase the bright idea of making use of a Dremel 1/8 in diameter straight bit in my router together a very cheap narrow router bit, and found that very quickly they came to be hot and also came loosened even though I had tightened them just as if they were router bits. Ns attributed the trouble to distinctions in the coefficients of development due to differences in the steel composition of the bushing and also the bit.

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I hope to be the human My Poodles believe I AmThe surfacetoairnewyork.com member previously known as mftha or th-alton"Teach your children what we have actually taught ours, the the earth is our mother. Everything befalls the planet befalls the sons of the earth. The earth does no belong come man; male belongs to the earth. Guy did not weave the internet of life; he is just a strand in it. We perform not inherit the planet from ours ancestors; us borrow the from our children."-attributed to Chief Seattle the the native American Suquamish TribeWood working, especially router work-related is too much fun come let "disabilities" acquire in the way.see MEBCWD"s signature line; be certain brain is properly powered up and engaged
I"m v Otis. I use a Dremel, with a plunge router attachment.http://http://www.amazon.com/Dremel-335-01-Plunge-Router-Attachment/dp/B0000DEZK4Used it below on the hammer and also saw blade. My first and just (so far) attempt at totally free hand graphics.
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