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01-17-2018 07:37 PM

Topic tags/keywords: box joint jig table saw blade

I’d like to start making box joints. I am without a router table at this time so I have to use a table saw. I believe this will necessitate the purchase of a new blade that can create flat bottomed kerfs. I don’t want to spend a ton of money, so I’d like some suggestions as to a good “value” choice.

Thanks to all!

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#1 posted 01-17-2018 07:47 PM

Look up the William Ng box joint jig on YouTube. It works great.

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#2 posted 01-17-2018 08:13 PM

As simple as it gets: https://youtu.be/AiPzFNsuN2k

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#3 posted 01-17-2018 08:28 PM

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#4 posted 01-17-2018 08:39 PM

There are several 24T rip blades that have a flat top grind (FTG) that will work. Best bang for the buck in a full kerf blade is likely the Delta 35-611

Otherwise, you may need to look into a box joint cutter set, or use an FTG chipper from a dado set.

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