Using Hand Tools to Cut a Dado: Part 2

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In the second phase of this four-part series on creating dadoes with hand tools, George Vondriska teaches you how to actually make the cut with a handsaw. In this simple woodworking process, George uses a freshly sharpened bench chisel to scribe the guidelines like you would with a marking knife, which allows the saw an easier starting point than flat against the surface.

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Using Hand Tools to Cut a Dado – Part 1

Using Hand Tools to Cut a Dado – Part 3

Using Hand Tools to Cut a Dado – Part 4