dado head

dado head

[′dā·dō ‚hed]
(mechanical engineering)
A machine consisting of two circular saws with one or more chippers in between; used for cutting flat-bottomed grooves in wood.

dado head

A power-driven rotary cutter, usually consisting of two identical circular saws with a chipper between them; used in woodworking for cutting flat-bottomed grooves.
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I had purchased a small Dado head set over the winter, as well as miscellaneous parts.
dado head, but do want a quality tool, the company says.
Radial saws have much the same assortment of blades and dado head sets as do table saws.
I used interlocking finger joints (made with a homemade jig and a dado head on my table saw) to give strength to the 60[degrees] angle joints.
dado heads. Swapping a blown cartridge only takes moments.
The end panel machine is equipped with four adjustable dado heads which can be used invidually or in any combination.
It incorporates the Tyler Model 4100 cabinet end panel machine with four adjustable dado heads and the Tyler Model 4200 toe kick notching machine, which accepts workpieces from the end panel machine to produce toe kick notches.
offers carbide- and Tantung-tipped tools and accessories including: moulder heads, shapers, groovers, dado heads, tenon heads, saw blades, milled-to-pattern knives and specially formed router bits.