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Custom Router Bits Windham ME

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.

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(207) 761-4402
200 Gorham Rd
South Portland, ME

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(207) 893-2370
771 Roosevelt Trail Ste 4
Windham, ME
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(207) 657-3502
15 Main St
Gray, ME
 
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(207) 482-2800
1058 Brighton Avenue
Portland, ME
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Maine Mall S/C
(207) 828-9314
400 Maine Mall Rd
S Portland, ME
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Lowe's
(207) 893-4016
64 Manchester Drive
Windham, ME
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Steep Falls Building Supply
(207) 642-2211
190 Ossipee Trail West
Standish, ME
 
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(207) 854-5868
30 Central St
Westbrook, ME
 
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(207) 799-6191
Mill Creek Shopping Center
South Portland, ME
 
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(207) 799-4133
460 Cottage Rd
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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.

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

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