Perfect Fitting Dado

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Blog entry by bigchopperoo posted 04-15-2012 02:03 PM 7909 reads 7 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Have you ever struggled with the different sized plywoods and making dados that fit perfect. Well here is an eay way to make PERFECT fitting dados.

-- Chad Stanton, Big Chopperoo

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#1 posted 04-15-2012 02:38 PM

Thanks Chad. Informative and entertaining as always.

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY

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#2 posted 04-15-2012 04:38 PM

I love it Chad. Great tip and jig. keep them coming. We miss the show and Dan!

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#3 posted 04-15-2012 05:17 PM


Right on! That was very simple and nearly painless, the dancing part …not so much. :-)

Thanks for sharing. – Len

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#4 posted 04-15-2012 07:33 PM

thanks chad i’m always learning ,loved your video got to check out the rest of em.your butt is to big try that jenny kreg diet i think its 3 shots of tokillya follow by a beer no its 3 beers follow by a shot no its i cant remember it didnt work for me tried it for 4 years:>)

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#5 posted 04-15-2012 09:07 PM

That was funny

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#6 posted 04-16-2012 03:01 AM


-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo.

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#7 posted 04-16-2012 09:27 AM

Thanks guys. I have been busy with other things lately, but i’ve got 5 videos i’ve filmed (and currently are editing) and 2 more that will be filmed. This dado video i decided to do cause i am building two huge wardrobe cabinets and it worked so well, that i thought i would set the cmaeras up and film before i did the last one.

Eddie, that beer diet is one that Safety Dan uses. BUt i can’t say it really works, but he thinks the more he’s on it, the better he looks to himself:-) And i’ve tried the Kreg diet, but i can’t get past the screws, yuck!

-- Chad Stanton, Big Chopperoo

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#8 posted 04-16-2012 01:59 PM

Chad! Great tip and a great way to learn a the beginning of the day! Keep em’ coming. Oh, Safety Dan may be right… ; )

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#9 posted 04-16-2012 03:10 PM

gr8 vid Chad thx

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions

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#10 posted 04-17-2012 11:57 PM

What a great way to make dados! So simple. Thanks!

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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