Which Bit I will need to buy


I am interested in buying the corect 1/4” inch Bit, for cutting 

a 18 mm plywood sheet.

I want to to ensure a good finish edges cut on both top and bottom.

And have as a result a clean and a accurate cut.

Now I am using the AMANA bit : 46170 Solid Carb. Compression 1/4” Dia.

but the problem is the cuts in top and bottom are tearing the wood.

Also I am using the AMANA bit: 46202 and the same problem is in the bottom

Will you please let me know which Bit I will need to buy for having a clean cut,

to prevent chipping and tearing of the surface and the edges of the plywood sheet.

Thank you very much for your help.

Julio Montesinos

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