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Forum topic by Johann Marais posted 10-17-2011 04:22 AM 674 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Johann Marais

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10-17-2011 04:22 AM

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I was wondering if I had a stacked dado head composed of two blades each measuring 1/8” and one chipper measuring 1/16” whether or not it will cut 5/16” or 3/8” dadoe

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#1 posted 10-17-2011 04:45 AM

5/16 with all three mentioned blades. You would need either an additional 1/16 or 1/8 to get to 3/8 in one pass. But any dado size above 1/8 should be possible in multiple passes.

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#2 posted 10-17-2011 07:56 PM

It depends on the amount of overhang of the teeth. It’ll definitely be less than 3/8”. I think it’d be easiest to mount ‘em up and measure the width.

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