Wood Joinery A Stopped Dado Provides The Same Strength And Flexibility That A Dado Joint Does However It Hides The Dado Itself For A Cleaner Look On The Fronts Of Bookshelves And Other Similarly Constructed Projects It Doesn T Require Much Extra Work And In The Long Run It Is Easier Than Adding A Facing Str*P Or Veneer To Hide The Joint
Wood joinery a stopped dado provides the same strength and flexibility that a dado joint does however it hides the dado itself for a cleaner look on the fronts of bookshelves and other similarly constructed projects it doesn t require much extra work and in the long run it is easier than adding a facing str*p or veneer to hide the joint is article about Magazine bookmarked by don with ID 11413688596 was uploaded on 27-04-2019 and has been viewed 178,752 times.
Stopped Dado Joint What You NeedWhile a dado is easily made on a tablesaw, the best way to do a stopped dado is with a hand held router, preferably a plunge router, and a bottom cleaning bit the same width as the board that will go into the dado.
For the shoulder, you could use several tools, including a handsaw, tablesaw, router or bandsaw.If you use a handsaw or bandsaw to cut the waste for the shoulder, you will need to trim it with a chisel.
Bottom cleaning bit How to Make the JointTo make the stopped dado, first determine exactly where the dado will go.Use another board as an edge guide, and clamp it down so that the edge of your router baseplate will be guided by it.
You can set it up by eye or measure from the edge of the router bit to the edge of your baseplate and set the edge guide at that distance from the edge of the dado.Once the guide is clamped in place, make a mark where the dado will stop, ¼" from the edge of your workpiece.
Make sure you can see it while routing, otherwise you will need to clamp a...