Milling bits 1/8 - 1/4


I’ve purchased myself a Shapoko 3 along with dewalt trimmer and am looking to buy the milling bits - I tried the 6mm which is slightly too small, however all the bits sold on the Carbide’s site ate 1/8" Problem is I can’t find a 1/4 to 1/8 collet.

Any suggestions would be welcome.



What are you trying to mill ? Tools Today has a pretty big selection.

Sources for collets:

Further information in the table at: (one of these days I’m going to synch those two up and make a page for the Makita).

Other endmill sources:

Thank you, looks like I will get a collet and nut kit.

@fiero1- At the moment I’m mainly playing with wood - nice and soft but in time I plan to mill Aluminium. I can find a huge range of tool, however when we consider the size of the shapeoko and the parts that can be made, many will involve what I’d consider to be small bits.

@Luke [quote=“MrBeaver, post:1, topic:3125”]
Problem is I can’t find a 1/4 to 1/8 collet.

Carbide3D sells a 1/8" collet for the Dewalt 611. I purchased one and it works great! It’s a must have.

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thanks but it’s OOS - I have ordered one from Amazon - fingers crossed it’s the right kind.

Hi Luke I too have bought the same package including the De-Walt like you I thought that I would be able to get the jaws for the other size tool shaft. I live in the UK and bought all of the machining bits at the same time as I bought the machine expecting to get the parts easily but I was wrong. To get the part I wanted I have had to return back to the Shapeoko to get the correct parts so I can now start to play.

I bought and use this from Elaire Corp model DWP-1250 for the 1/8th one. Works great

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