Burgess Edge Router System Review

Overview of the Burgess Router Bits You might be asking yourself what is Burgess and what is so special about these router bits.   Well let’s take one at a time.  The Burgess router bit system was developed by Michael Burgess, hence that is where the name came from.  The router bit system is designed for edge banding. Edge Banding, in the simple form, is a way to make the edge of plywood look like a different type of wood, such a Maple or Oak. There are a couple of reasons you would want to do this.  First, to save money.  Instead of using an expensive hardwood for a cabinet or other project, you can use Plywood.  Another reason could be the weight.  Hardwood tends to be very heavy because of how dense the wood fibers are.  Plywood is lighter and easier to work with.  Plywood is also very strong because of the design.  It tends to resist cracking, warping and twisting.  These are only a few of the reasons why someone would want to use Plywood.  One downside to Plywood is the edges.  If you look at Plywood from a side view, you can see all the layers of wood.  Now sometimes the side layers look very neat if stained the right way, but if you want it to appear as hardwood, the layers of wood are very hard to conceal.  This...

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