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13 pointers for perfect plywood cuts

 

Crank it up for quality

1. Crank it up for quality

When cutting plywood on the tablesaw, raising the blade height can make a big difference in cut quality. Most of the time, safety dictates setting the blade low, but this cuts away the underlying plies first, leaving the top face unsupported as the teeth slice through. For a cleaner cut, raise the blade a couple of inches, as shown. The teeth contact the sheet while moving almost straight down, so the face veneer is supported by the plies below.

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