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#1 posted 09-12-2012 07:38 PM

Dennis, you’re very right about the piece lifting with the dado set. When I first got my set, I had sloppy looking tenons because I did not maintain pressure over the cut. With just a little downward pressure though, they turn out well. Featherboards work well when cutting rabbets with the dado set. Good tip with scoring the dado, too, that works well also when using a router (electric, never used a hand router).

From my experience (however brief), chip-out has not been an issue on the TS except at the trailing end of the dado as it exits the workpiece, and a sacrificial fence helps that a lot.

-- - The mightiest oak in the forest is just a little nut that held its ground.


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