Use this guide to learn more about cutting dados.
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Dado cutting is the process of adding a groove to a board. In woodworking, dado cuts are commonly used to provide a slot to hold drawer bottoms or door panels. However, a dado groove can serve any function where a slot is needed in a board.
A dado groove can be made quickly and easily with a table saw or a router, though a table saw is the more common method. When cutting dados using a table saw, a special dado blade mus first be be installed. There are two basic types of dado blades available:
Both styles are available at most home centers, with the stacked set being the most common.
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