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mark76wa

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02-27-2012 06:55 AM

So I don’t really have quality tools yet. I have a shopsmith and a router table top made of mdf. I was unable to get the bit 90 degrees to the table.

Now I have an expensive piece of wood with a rabid rabbet and dado.

I can deal with the rabbet since it is in the back. But I have got to fix the dado somehow.

Can someone help me fix it?

Mark


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Bluepine38

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#1 posted 02-27-2012 02:55 PM

Since it is in the back and will not show much, you could either glue a chunk of wood into the rabbet and
recut the rabbet to fit, or just cut a thin piece of wood and face glue it to the back and sand or shave it
to the correct thickness with a block plane or a sharp utility knife, not that I have ever done this more than
once or twice. Have fun in the shop.

-- As ever, Gus-the 78 yr young apprentice carpenter

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Bill White

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#2 posted 02-27-2012 05:03 PM

Yep! Glue in a patch and re-cut. You’ll be fine.
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us

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#3 posted 02-27-2012 10:24 PM

Sorry, not seeing a dado or rabbet in the pic ?

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#4 posted 02-28-2012 02:09 AM

Oh yeah, now I do . Had a bad perspective on it. Easy fix.

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