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02-23-2013 03:48 PM

Topic tags/keywords: grove dado rabbit

I always called a notch cut in the edge of wood a Rabbit. But, I remember reading somewhere that there is a different name for a Rabbit that goes cross the grain. I think it started with an F. What is its correct name?

-- Jesse, Saint Louis, Missouri


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#1 posted 02-23-2013 03:51 PM

You are probably thinking of “fillester” or “fillister”.

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#2 posted 02-23-2013 03:53 PM

Thanks ChuckV that name sounds correct.

-- Jesse, Saint Louis, Missouri

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#3 posted 02-23-2013 03:55 PM

fillester

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#4 posted 02-23-2013 03:56 PM

In Great Britten it’s called a rebate.

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#5 posted 02-23-2013 03:58 PM

Rember..there is a diffrence between a rabbit an a rabbet…

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#6 posted 02-23-2013 04:19 PM

Squirrel?

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#7 posted 02-23-2013 04:24 PM

Rabbit applies to Hare , Bunny , aka “Wabbit” per Elmer Fudd

Rabbet / Rebate applies to woodworking : )

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#8 posted 02-23-2013 06:30 PM

There is no need to split hares:

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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#9 posted 02-23-2013 06:35 PM

Furrow

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