This high performance carbide is one of the most versatile carbides of the finest high speed steel. This is a bit every engraver should have. The 2016 bit can be used on wood, eggs, metal, glass, goards, and more. It has the cross cuts on the flutes that give you complete control. Great for custom inlays on wood, gourds and more. It leave a smooth line with exacting detail. This is a must for any inlay work. This bit is perfect for lettering on wood, piercing on wood turnings, glass engraving (turn on the side and it is perfect for pen and ink lines), and engraving on eggs. This is our most popular carbide.