|Forum topic by Mark Shymanski||posted 07-16-2009 06:02 AM||1325 views||0 times favorited||12 replies|
07-16-2009 06:02 AM
I know they are just tools but man am I ever buzzed about how well this new dado set (DS) works. I’ve never made dadoes before, had never even seen a dadoe set up close and personal before and as I am in the process of making a vanity for our bathroom I thought I would try to up the skill level and use dadoes…so I bought the Freud dado set from HD. I am using a entry level contractor Craftsman TS and the DS with sufficient shims just fits on the arbor if the ply was 1/32 thicker I would not be able to stack enough shims and blades before I would not be able to get the arbor nut on tightly.
What a sweet way to cut grooves in wood, nice tight dadoes set to the correct depth…I cranked out the six sides I need in no time. I am using maple plywood and have got a really snug fit. All the teaching you folks have been doing sure is paying off for me. Thanks for all the great videos, blogs and one on one conversations! They have been really useful for me and I have actually put some of what I learned into practice. My confidence level is through the roof right now because of what I’ve learned here and because of how well the dadoes were cut. Thank you one and all! Thanks Martin for creating a great vehicle for skill/knowledge/project sharing!
I’ve got to breath into a paper bag or something LOL!
I’ll post pictures and a review when I’m back from Saskatchewan…
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