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dado gadget

Postby gibl5s » Sat Sep 02, 2017 3:11 am

I am trying to use the dado gadget using a 3/8" bit to cut a 5/8" dado. Is this possible?
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Re: dado gadget

Postby Adrian » Sat Sep 02, 2017 7:43 pm

No. I designed the dado gadget to help people who were working with drawings that had dados laid out as rectangles but wanted to cut the dado with a bit the same width as the dado. What it does is to create a centre line toolpath along the longest dimension of the rectangle so the dado will always be the width of the actual tool used.
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