This will give you the distance you'll need for setting up each dado groove
Glue and clamp the face frame into that side's dado groove
Drawer bottoms are typically made from quarter-inch-thick hardboard or veneered plywood, and the traditional method for securing them is to create dado grooves
in the sides, front and back of the drawer before assembly.
CUT DADO GROOVES BY DRAWING both sides of the dado on the wood and setting the saw blade to the proper depth.
Then they made new door frames of pine 1-by-4s, cutting dado grooves
in the back sides of the interior edges to receive the aluminum panels.
Cut the dado grooves
in the sides for the back (Photo 6 and Fig.