Router Tips. Cutting Shelf Dado's: The Router VS. The Saw. We made a shelving unit recently and cut the dado's with the table saw and the router. The results .
I need to cut some 3/4 and 1/2 dados. I have a choice betweek: Rigid 4510 Table Saw Ryobi R161 1-1/2 HP 1/4 Router I have no bit.
I pretty much use my router to cut dados when doing a crosscut style of dado but use the tablesaw to dados on rip style cut. Router size and .
A dado runs perpendicular to the grain of the wood while a groove runs parallel to the grain. A rabbet is like a dado that's missing a side. It's essentially a notch cut into the edge of a board or piece of plywood. You can cut dadoes, grooves and rabbets in many different ways.