Lock-Rabbet Drawer Joints
4. Once again, the gauge block helps you precisely set up for a cut. Position it as shown below, right to reset the height of the dado set to 1/4" high. Do not change the position of the fence.
Note: For each of the following steps, first make test cuts in scrap stock of the same thickness as your actual workpieces. Check the fit of the scrap pieces with the project pieces cut in earlier steps.
5. Place a drawer side outside face up on the saw, butt either end against the fence, and cut a 1/4x1/4" groove, as shown below. Groove the other end of the drawer side in the same fashion, and repeat these steps on your other drawer sides.
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