Tuesday, May 5, 2009
Picked myself up a stack dado blade.
Why a tenon, you may ask? Because I've watched Norm Abram's make a million of them. Norm's New Yankee Workshop is an amazing show. Only in my wildest dreams, would I ever have access to the wood he uses, but I digress.
Sure, I could have done one with about 10 passes on the regular blade. The thought of making these by chewing an eight of an inch at a time was too daunting I guess. I could have also used a tenoning jig (self made or store bought). There is something so thrilling about watching a whole 1/2" of wood disappear at once.
Lucky @ Firefly Creek Estate.
Stay tuned, I'll soon be sharing my adventures in making and using a box joint jig.