INDUSTRIAL INSERT V-GROOVE ROUTER BITS, from Amana Tool, are designed for V-grooving, miter folds, sign-making, lettering, chamfering and other applications. The RC-1028 router bit is a high-grade carbide insert knife that can be rotated when one side becomes dull. The bit works well on laminates, plywood, solid wood, aluminum and foam, plastic and foam, and solid surface materials, according to the company. The RC-1028 is just one of the 20-part V-groove line. Amana Tool offers angles ranging from 60 to 150 degrees with a 3/4" shank and angles ranging from 45 to 160 degrees in a 1/2" shank. The RC-1028 sells for $134.69 through authorized distributors. Contact: Amana Tools, 120 Carolyn Blvd., Farmingdale, NY 11735. Tel: 800-445-0077. www.amanatool.com
This article originally appeared in the October 2008 issue.