Dado

Where & When to Use Dadoes, Rabbets, and Grooves Housed joinery is the collective term for any joint that embeds the entire end or edge of a board into another. A dado receives the entire…

This office hours covered quite a few topics from sawing to shooting, planing, and plane restoration. Lots of good questions, I love it when you guys keep me busy in these sessions. Miter Shooting The…

  Let the Chisel Follow the Drill This is a tip I picked up from Roy Underhill years ago and at face value it seems obvious or even simplistic. But once you try it you…

http://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/wpe1jkub77?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Video Quick Links Plow Plane TipsRouter Plane TipsCupped Boards from a ResawTongue & GroovesShip LapsT&G vs. Ship Lap Router Planes Refine Joinery, Not Shape It Using a plow and router plane effectively requires that…

  The Morten cut (or maybe Morton cut) is a useful trick to keep around when you think to yourself, “man this is going really slow!” Enter the morten cut to break up the waste…

  Here is another tip inspired by the ramblings of kirbyk when he brought up the difficulty of making a long saw cut accurately. This comes up any time we make case dados or breadboard…

Internal Dividers In today's live session I cut some stopped dados to house internal dividers in this cabinet. I specifically determined the order that I would cut and fit these dados so that with each…

In this episode I lay out and cut all the case dados, then rip out the back and corner stiles. We have covered several ways to cut a dado so this time I make it…

  One of the things y'all keep asking me to cover when we start a new project is more detail on selecting your parts from the rough stock.  Probably the next most popular request is…

WoodSmith Plans that inspired the Pierced Dado
This live session covers 3 topics: Which Plane to use when How to quickly chop the relief area for a stopped dado A Finger Joint…

  Photo Courtesy of Charles BenderThis episode is all about the secret compartment.  These small boxes were quite valuable as the price of tea was very high in the 18th century.…

In this episode I tackle all the interior components that make up the cabinet from drawer blades and runners to the shelves and dividers in the upper cabinet.  There are a lot of sliding dovetails…

Video Quick Links Project Introduction Review of Parts Dust Groove Dado Layout Cutting the Dado Auxiliary Base Plate Cutting the Miter Block Fitting the Miter Block Assembly Test Cuts Practice Dados, Rabbets, and Grooves with…

http://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/9fs1szxu4e?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Video Quick Links Project Introduction Layout Cutting Dadoes Sawing Tip Installing on the Bench Practice Your Dadoes With This Benchside Tool Storage Rack This is a great little project to cut your dado chops…

http://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/6652svnyd8?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Video Quick Links How to Use Housed Joints Tools for Cutting Them Laying Out the Dado Sawing the Dado Chopping the Dado Routing the Dado Fitting the Dado Using a Saw Fence Stopped Dados…

  An Introduction to Casework and Cabinetmaking This shelf is all about precision and creating duplicate parts to ensure a square case. Dados and rabbets are the joinery of choice and I show several ways…