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Custom Router Bits West Des Moines IA

Andrews Toolworks is one company in the businessof making one-of-a-kind carbide bits. Prices range from $155 to $300for a single bit. So if you only have a few feet of molding to run,there are more economical ways of reproducing old moldings.

The Home Depot
(515)221-2233
3700 University Ave
West Des Moines, IA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(515)287-7269
4900 SE 14th St
Des Moines, IA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Cappel's Ace Hardware
(515) 225-4323
245 50th St, At the corner of 50th and E.P. True Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
 
LOWE'S OF W. DES MOINES, IOWA
515 267-0300
1700 50TH ST. WEST DES MOINES, IA, 50266
West Des Moines, IA
 
Clive - D
(515) 222-0868
10331 University Ave
Clive, IA
Store Hours
Miscellaneous
Store Type
Miscellaneous
Hours
Mon:8-22
Tue:8-22
Wed:8-22
Thu:8-22
Fri:8-22
Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21
Store Features
Mon:8-22
Tue:8-22
Wed:8-22
Thu:8-22
Fri:8-22
Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21

The Home Depot
(515)251-5819
10850 Plum Drive
Urbandale, IA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(515)963-1890
2335 SE Delaware Ave
Ankeny, IA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

True Value Hardware
(515) 279-9905
100 Grand Ave
West Des Moines, IA
 
Lowe's
(515) 267-0300
1700 50Th Street
West Des Moines, IA
Hours
M-SA 6:30 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

WOODSMITH
10320 HICKMAN ROAD CLIVE, IA, 50325
Clive, IA
 

Custom Router Bits

Custom Router Bits

Q. Is it possible to get a custom-made router bit to match an old molding profile?

A. Yes, it is! Andrews Toolworks is one company in the businessof making one-of-a-kind carbide bits. Prices range from $155 to $300for a single bit. So if you only have a few feet of molding to run,there are more economical ways of reproducing old moldings (see “MakeYour Own Tablesaw Moldings,” AW #110, October 2004). The cost of thebit is driven more by its diameter than the height or complexity of theprofile. Andrews' custom bits are made with high-quality Rc45 Swedishcarbide. You can order them with 1/4-in. or 1/2-in. shanks, and withbearings, if needed. Ordering starts with a cost estimate based on asample or a dimensioned sketch. Next comes a computer drawing of thebit with a final cost. Once you give the go-ahead, expect to wait threeto four weeks for delivery of your bit.

Source:
Andrews Toolworks Inc. (800) 821-8378, www.routerbitsonline.com, Custom carbide bits, $155 to $300 ea.

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