A Basic Dado and Rabbet on the Tablesaw
Use a dado set to cut these fundamental woodworking joints accurately
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Mario Rodriguez, contributing editor to Fine Woodworking and adjunct associate professor of restoration at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, demonstrates how to cut dadoes and rabbets on the tablesaw. When cutting these frequently used joints, correct setup of the blade is essential to a flawless cut. Rodriguez also outlines general safety procedures.