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A groove cut into a part.
A strip applied to a part as, for example, a stop or seal.
A joint formed by fitting one member into a groove, channel, or recess in the face or edge of a second member.


A long groove or channel that is cut into the edge or face of a board to receive another board that is fitted into the groove at a right angle to it.

rabbet, rebate

rabbet, 1
1. A longitudinal channel, groove, or recess cut out of the edge or face of a member; esp. one to receive another member, or one to receive a frame inserted in a door or window opening, or the recess into which glass is installed in a window sash.
3. A shallow recess in one body to receive another, as at the edges of a pair of doors or windows so shaped as to provide a tight fit; one half of the edge projects beyond, and serves as a stop for, the other edge of each leaf.
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You'll also notice that the rabbets on the ends of the battens are oriented so they fit together to form a half lap joint.
If you want to use rabbet cuts, determine first the thickness of the treads or steps and mark a line accordingly below the first line.
Photo: Piano hinge should first be screwedto 1/8-inch-deep rabbet cut in door, then screwed to side wall
For the hardboard base, cut a 1/8- by 3/8-inch rabbet in one edge of the side board.
And here's a way to make the process even faster: Set the blade to cut slightly wider than the rabbet width.
The Her-Saf Panel Router is perhaps the most versatile dado machine on the market designed to accurately dado, groove and rabbet in wood, plastic, solid surface material and engineered materials.
You rip open the woodworking plans to build your new swing set or trestle table and begin reading: "Reduce stock to 57/64ths on the planer-joiner, cut curves on the bandsaw, scarf dovetail tenons with the plunge router, then chamfer the blind rabbet with your radial saws dado blade.
He then cut a rabbet 1/4 inch deep and 1/2 inch wide along the edge of the 1-inch strip and glued it to the bottom of the wider piece, as shown in the section drawing below; the groove fits over the lip of the existing sill.
Designed to accurately dado, groove and rabbet in wood, plastic, solid surface material and engineered materials, the two-way automatic panel router is quick to set up and adjusts easily for a wide array of straight-line grooving, from detailed V-grooves to rabbeting back panels, Safranek says.
The joints are simple rabbet joints, cut 1/2 of the wood thickness and assembled with glue and finishing nails.
rabbeting bit in your router and adjust the router to cut a rabbet about 3/16 in.