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Forum topic by CharlieM1958 posted 1277 days ago 820 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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1277 days ago

I’m sure most of you get emails from Rockler, but in case you missed it….

I see they have the Oshlun 6 inch dado set on sale for $49.99. I bought one of these a while back and have been extremely pleased with it. It has received good reviews from others as well, and is a good bargain at this price.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#1 posted 1277 days ago

Thanks Charlie.

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#2 posted 1277 days ago

I’ve got the Oshlun 8” set… very nice!

-- There is a fine line between eroticism and nausea...

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#3 posted 1277 days ago

Mine could use a replacement. Thanks for the recommendation, Charlie!

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#4 posted 1277 days ago

Thanks for the head’s up Charlie.

-- Having fun...Eric

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#5 posted 1277 days ago

Thanks Charlie!

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#6 posted 1277 days ago

Thanks for the post. What is the difference between the 6” and the 8”? Is one more powerful or better suited to particular types of jobs or saws? Thanks!

-- -- From way down in Cajun Country -- Baton Rouge, Louisiana -- --

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#7 posted 1277 days ago

I too would like to know the diff of 6” and 8”. I dont think I have ever raised the blade over an inch.



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#8 posted 1277 days ago

Wish I lived in the States

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#9 posted 1277 days ago

An 8” dado will cut deeper, of course, but it also spins a little faster at the teeth. possibly giving a cleaner cut. The downside is that it is heavier and requires more energy to spin than the 6”. So for less powerful saws, and folks who don’t need tremendous depth, a 6” is a good choice. And I could not ask for a cleaner cut than this set delivers.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#10 posted 1275 days ago

WOW! I really wish that I had $50 to spare right now! But, between the stupid wedding this October and buying a stupid house within the next couple of months, I’m going to have to stick with the stupid dado set that I have:-(

-- Cheers and God Bless

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#11 posted 1275 days ago

FYI – This one is listed for sale by Amazon at $54.47 with free shipping as well. You just have to look for the “More Buying Sources” on the right side of the page. Useful for those of us with Prime memberships

-- Mark - Springfield, Virginia

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