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Eliminate Fuzzy Fillets Ville Platte LA

The Quadra-Cut bit left a near-perfect surface requiring only a light sanding before finishing (Photo A). A standard bit of the same profile left a lot of fuzz and tearout at the top of the fillet (Photo B). Needless to say, we were very impressed with this bit design.

Vidrine's Ace Hardware
(337) 363-4876
130 E Main St
Ville Platte, LA
 
Eunice - Auth Hometown
(337) 457-8843
340 E Laurel Ave
Eunice, LA
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Fruge Lumber Co Inc
(337) 457-3077
801 N 8th St
Eunice, LA
 
Opelousas - Auth Hometown
(337) 948-1111
901 Creswell Lane
Opelousas, LA
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LOWE'S OF OPELOUSAS, LA
337 943-2041
1130 EAST LANDRY STREET OPELOUSAS, LA, 70570
Opelousas, LA
 
True Value Hardware
(337) 468-3513
533 6th St
Mamou, LA
 
Harry Smith True Value Hardware
(337) 457-3113
300 E Laurel Ave
Eunice, LA
 
Fastenal- Opelousas
337-942-2246
5583 I-49 S. Service Rd Opelousas, LA, 70570
Opelousas, LA
 
DIXIE TOOL & FAST/Opelousas
337-948-8233
530 WEST VINE STREET OPELOUSAS, LA, 70570
Opelousas, LA
 
Lowe's
(337) 943-2041
1130 East Landry Street
Opelousas, LA
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M-SA 7 am - 9 pm
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Eliminate Fuzzy Fillets

Eliminate Fuzzy Fillets

   

Freud's new Quadra-Cut router bits produce routed profiles with little or no tear out or fuzz even on cross-grain cuts. These unique, patented bits employ four cutting edges instead of two. The large profile cutters remove most of the stock with an upshear cut. Then a pair of downshear cutters makes the final cut to produce an ultra clean edge with no fuzz or splinters at the top surface. Freud is introducing the new Quadra-Cut technology in select edge-forming bits with 1⁄2-in. shanks. We got our hands on a round-over bit and tried it out on some red oak panels. The results were amazing (see photos above). Both bits were brand new, but the difference in cut quality, especially at the fillet on the top, was quite noticeable. We made full-profile cuts in a single pass to really put the design to the test. The Quadra-Cut bit left a near-perfect surface requiring only a light sanding before finishing (Photo A). A standard bit of the same profile left a lot of fuzz and tearout at the top of the fillet (Photo B). Needless to say, we were very impressed with this bit design.

Source
Freud, www.freudtools.com 

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