What is craftsman dado blade

How big is the dado blade on a craftsman table saw?

My dado blade is an 8″ Harbour Freight “Liftime” stacked dado blade, that has “4500rpm maximum speed” written on the blade. I need to cut some 1/2 inch finger joints on 1/2 inch oak stock. In re-reading the table saw manuel last night, I noticed that it says to use a 6″ dado blade.

How much does a dado blade set cost?

Whether you are making a rabbit cut through hardwood or a dado through softwood, this set (which goes for about $125) can make a variety of cuts through a variety of materials. Set includes 2 blades, 6 chippers, shim set and carrying case.

How do you install a dado on a table saw?

Before you install the dado blade, raise the blade to its highest position and use an engineers square to set the blade exactly 90º to the table. Remove your regular blade, along with the throat insert, and install the dado set. Then install the dado insert plate.

Can you cut a rabbet with a dado blade?

It's good practice to use an auxiliary fence with your dado set. You can make the auxiliary fence out of solid wood or plywood. With this fence you can safely use part of the dado blade to cut a rabbet – otherwise you run the risk of having the dado blade damage the rip fence.

Dado set – Wikipedia

A dado set or dado blade is a type of circular saw blade, usually used with a table saw or radial arm saw, which is used to cut dadoes or grooves in …

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