Forrest Special Width Dado King

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
Forrest Manufacturing
Model:
DK0824414
Price:
$200

Description

8" DADO - 3/16" - 1/4" WIDTH FOR UNDERSIZE PLYWOOD AND MELAMINE

NO SPLINTERING cross-cutting oak, ply veneers and melamine.

PERFECT FLAT-BOTTOM GROOVES not staggered steps or round bottoms like a wobble-dado leaves!

CUTS IN ALL DIRECTIONS rip, cross-cut, miter, any depth.

SUPER-HARD CARBIDE gives up to 300% longer life, especially good on plywoods and abrasive particle-boards.

WOOD magazine review

Make perfect grooves for undersized plywood

Review Summary

I use a great deal of 1/4" plywood for drawer bottoms and cabinet backs in my furniture, but cutting dadoes and grooves can be time-consuming because these sheets typically measure less than 1/4" thick. So I have to make two passes with my standard tablesaw blade to get the desired fit. But with Forrest’s Special-Width Dado King, I now make those cuts in one pass with amazing precision. Stack the two outer blades of this 8" set together to cut a perfect 3/16"-wide groove.
Add the 1/16" chipper for a spot-on 1/4" groove. Or use any combination of the three blades and six magnetic shims to fine-tune a fit. The negative tooth-hook angle prevents grain tear-out in hardwoods, veneered plywood, even melamine. —Matt Seiler, WOOD Magazine

Detailed Ratings

4.8
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

4

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