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thecoder

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Hi guys,

I am just experimenting with my Dakota Dovetail jig. What Is the best speed setting for cutting Dovetails in softwood and hardwoods ?
 

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Isn't speed more related to bit size/ type than the cut? I thought reducing the speed was needed for larger diameter bits as a safety issue?
 

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But dovetail bits are small so they can run at 30,000 large bits over 50mm say need reducing to 15-18,000
 

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Cheers folks I have it on the fastest setting and seems to give clean cuts in hardwood , but rips softwood a bit to be honest..

Now I have sussed the dakota dovetail jig out I am loving it , great dovetails in no time at all =D> =D>
 

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