Router Skills Rabbets Dados And Grooves Are Basic Forms Of Joinery Found In Most Woodworking Projects Learning To Do Them Correctly Will Give Your Woodworking Skills A Solid Foundation
Router skills rabbets dados and grooves are basic forms of joinery found in most woodworking projects learning to do them correctly will give your woodworking skills a solid foundation is post about Magazine bookmarked by martin with ID 194121650 was uploaded on 19-04-2019 and has been viewed 157,702 times.
Rabbets, Dados and Grooves Illustrations by James Provost Whether it is a rabbet to hold a cabinet back, a dado used to house shelves in a bookcase or a groove for a drawer bottom, you can mill these joints quickly and accurately with a router.
These joints are all variations on the same theme.Essentially they are b*tt joints - you are joining end grain to face grain.Gluing end grain to face grain will not produce a very strong joint, so for additional strength and support it is best to reinforce this type of joint by housing it in a slot.
In preparing these joints you are removing a square or rectangular cross section from the face of one board to house the edge or side or end of another board.Two factors make this housed joint stronger than a straight surface to surface b*tt joint.
First, it increases the available glue surface and second, because one board is housed within another, there is physical support.In the case of a bookshelf, the glue will hold the piece together, but when you load up the shelf with your favourite woodworking books the load will transfer directly to the sides of the bookcase,...