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  1. General Woodworking Discussion
    I have my dad's old Rockwell/beaver 9" table saw, It has a 3/4hp motor on it. I am wondering if I can get away with the 8" blades or should I just be safe and get the 6" blades?
  2. Power Tools & Machinery
    I am very new to woodworking. I want to buy a table saw that I can use to make dado cuts. However, I have heard that some saws cannot have dado blades installed in them. Is this true? And if so, how do I know which saws will take a dado blade set? I'm hoping to buy the saw used to save a bit of...
  3. General Woodworking Discussion
    I want to make a 3/8 inch box joint jig for the table saw. I got out the Freud SD208S dado stack, and set it up for a 3/8 inch dado. According to the chart that came with the dado stack, the setup requires two blades and one chipper. Simple, huh? I made two test cuts in a 3/4 x 3/4 inch piece...
  4. Tool Reviews
    Looking for input on a dado set. From the big box stores, I'm looking at the Diablo set vs. the Irwin Marples set for the same price. Opinions between these two sets or any other suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks!
  5. Power Tools & Machinery
    Has anyone successfully mounted an 8 inch dado set on a Ridged 4512 table saw, and if so, HOW? The riving knife and orange locking handle are both obstacles. Flipping the orange locking handle up (unlocking it) alleviates that problem, but the riving knife remains, not allowing a full pass over...
  6. Power Tools & Machinery
    Is it possible to run 8" dado blades on a ten inch table saw? the arbor size is the same and the rpm on the blades is still with in the specs for the saw. I got a set for x-mas and I don't really want to have to exchange them. I don't need them very often but I figure if I can still run them...
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