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post #1 of 4 Old 07-08-2017, 05:35 PM Thread Starter
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Router Bit Shark Nose Profile - does it exist?

Hi there,

Can anyone please suggest a source for a router bit with a shark nose profile? - I can't seem to find it anywhere on the internet (yet it is a fairly common profile in the stone world for edging benchtops). In case the attached jpg doesn't show, it's essentially a 45 degree chamfer with the sharp edge rounded over i.e. bullnose. I'm trying to make handleless drawer fronts (18mm MDF).

Thanks in advance for any suggestions/tips.

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I'm no expert but I haven't seen a bit like that. You could use a chamfer bit followed by a small bullnose bit. Alternatively you could cut the angle on a tablesaw with a high fence, again followed by a small bullnose router bit.

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Although that exact profile may or may not exist, there are plenty of other choices in door/drawer edge bits that accomplish the same thing


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post #4 of 4 Old 07-08-2017, 09:00 PM
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the bevel is 45 degrees

Do that laying flat on the table saw. Then round over the sharp edge using one of these:



or this:


Sand the intersection smooth and you will be pretty close.

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