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Forum topic by daddywoofdawg posted 11-01-2015 07:23 PM 491 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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daddywoofdawg

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11-01-2015 07:23 PM

Topic tags/keywords: plane joining

I need to make a Rabbet for box bottom and top,I don’t have a TS,Thinking I could do it with my #45 but all I have is a 1/4 plough iron,the width will work,Can I do it with a #45? and can I do it with that iron or should I look on the bay to find a different Iron?


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#1 posted 11-01-2015 08:01 PM

If you have a router table and rabbiting bits, you can do it on there….Just depends on what size rabbit you need….

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#2 posted 11-01-2015 08:46 PM

I am going to the make the logical assumption that, since you posted in hand tools, you wish to work with non-powered tools.

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#3 posted 11-01-2015 09:20 PM



I need to make a Rabbet for box bottom and top,I don t have a TS,Thinking I could do it with my #45 but all I have is a 1/4 plough iron,the width will work,Can I do it with a #45? and can I do it with that iron or should I look on the bay to find a different Iron?

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Yes and yes.
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#4 posted 11-02-2015 12:18 AM

Like Chuck said, the 45 will work. Just set the fence to be at the left side of the blade and set your depth stop to how deep you want the rabbet. If you need a wider rabbet, just reset your fence and plow another groove next to the first one.

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#5 posted 11-02-2015 12:23 AM

Amen

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