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Cut perfect grooves & rabbets without a dado set

Every once in a while, a project plan calls for a quick groove or rabbet; but installing and fine-tuning the width of a dado set really kills your momentum in the shop. This simple method for cutting grooves and rabbets guarantees a perfect fit, even in odd-size plywood, using the blade already in your saw.


Continued on page 2:  First, cut a spacer

 

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jlcusimano1 wrote:

There are just too many things to go wrong starting with cutting the spacer. You could just mark the groove location using a piece of scrap as a marking gage and use your eyeball to align the blade with the markings as the tip suggests you do with cutting the first edge. The tip doesn't really eliminate the need for accuracy no matter how you attack this problem.

5/29/2014 02:51:47 PM Report Abuse

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