Cut Flat Dados On A Round Surface Tricks Of The Trade
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I needed to cut stopped grooves on a round surface - and while I could have cut them on the stock while it was square, then proceed to turn it on the lathe, I didn't want to worry about catching my turning gouge on a groove and causing tearing out (or worse).
So, after considering (then rejecting) some kind of router jig, I figured out a way to use my router plane.I often use 'joiners saddles' (V-shaped blocks) to hold round work at the bench.So, I cut one of my saddles in half at the apex of the 'V,' then scr*w*d each piece to my router plane on either side of the blade.
A little trial and error got me to the correct angles for the fences for my particular workpiece.Derek OlsonLa Crosse, Wisconsin...