How to Prevent Sticky Router Bits

I’ve seen about a zillion methods for un-sticking router bits. Why don’t we prevent them from getting stuck in the first place?

The collet that holds the router bit usually slips into a tapered hole in the router motor shaft. If this hole is lubricated with a bit of paraffin (canning, candle, etc) wax the router bits rarely get stuck.

-Rich Flynn
Huntington Beach, California

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