Quick and Accurate Dado Cuts

Heres a neat trick to speed up cutting dadoes for shelves and other cabinetprojects. Attach a 2-in. high wood fence to the table saws miter gauge using two screws, then cut through it with the dado blade set 1 in. above the table.

quick and accurate dado cuts

Heres a neat trick to speed up cutting dadoes for shelves and other cabinetprojects. Attach a 2-in. high wood fence to the table saws miter gauge using two screws, then cut through it with the dado blade set 1 in. above the table. Mark the dado spacing on the outer or face sides of the boards you’re cutting.Line up the face-side marks with the notch in the fence, push the board through and youll create dead-on accurate dadoes with each pass.

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