Advice on best bits to buy
|Jason Denby||04/02/2018 18:45:38|
|14 forum posts|
Currently looking for some Forstner bits but it seems a bit of a minefield, they seem to be either cheap as chips or you need a bank loan to buy a set and not 100% certain what is good.
I am looking for something mid range as don’t have tip end money at the minute, all advice welcome.
|Ron Davis||06/02/2018 17:12:32|
1580 forum posts
I bought a set of Record Fortnser bits and they are OK for hobby use. Don't be too dissmissive of cheap ones I have a set twety five years old and still workable.
Look on youtube for some excellent videos on how to sharpen one
|derek willis 1||07/02/2018 09:25:49|
64 forum posts
Just as Ron says don't be put off, I bought a set from a local builders merchants
nearly 15 years ago, very cheap, still going strong, I have no trouble in keeping
|Derek Lane||07/02/2018 16:11:07|
3157 forum posts
I have a clarke's set that has seen some great service and still going strong When I brought them they were a stop gap and as each size wore out I was going to replace with better quality. But as I ststed they are still going
|Jason Denby||08/02/2018 11:16:27|
|14 forum posts|
Thank you for all the advice I think I will just buy a cheap ish set to get me going and see how I fair with them, but as you have all said if sharpened or should I say kept sharp I may well get just as good a life out of them as you have all had.
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