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  • Stacked Dado Set

    What would you suggest as the "best value" in stacked dado sets to use on my TS 3650?

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    Re: Stacked Dado Set

    Freud SD206
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      Re: Stacked Dado Set

      The entry level Freud SD208 set is decent for the price, but there are some other quality sets that offer more teeth, thus a smoother cut in the same price range. The Oshlun blades are impressively made in their price range...their design mimics the $300 42T/6T Systimatic Superfine set. The DeWalt and Delta 7670 (also the H7200) can fall into the same price range as the Freud on sale and offers twice the teeth, a nicer case, and really nice shim stock. Grizzly currenlty has the DeWalt set on sale for $90...that'll be tough to beat.

      If you don't mind spending another $100, the Infinity Dadonator is the cat's meow.

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        Re: Stacked Dado Set

        some of it depends on what one is wanting to dato,

        to dado veneered ply woods you need a very good unit, or the veneers may tear, (one can punt some by using a knife and cutting the veneers first before running the dato,

        but if your jsut wanting to dado out some pine for some rough constriction work, a fairly low cost unit will work, and meet most peoples desires,

        I have a Freud for plywood, (do not remember the number) (I probably have 6 to 8 dato heads) I have bought over the years, from $30 to a couple hundred, tied the sears stuff when starting out and was not that impressed, the one I was most impressed with was there wobble head, but it by no means a fine wood dato, but easy and fast, and cuts well and nearly a perfectly flat bottom,
        I have a low cost steel stacked head that cost me I think $30 and others that cost over a hundred and really (including the sears plywood unit) that was not much diffrent, all tore up veneered wood, except for the Freud, (and it was about 96%) I still cut the line with a knife on OAK veneered ply before dadoing, and some other veneers,

        but I only used my Freud on the veneered ply, on solid woods I will use one of the others,
        I am guessing it is the SD508
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        • #5
          Re: Stacked Dado Set

          This set from Grizzly for $50 works great.

          http://grizzly.com/products/8-Dado-Blade-Set/H7777

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          • #6
            Re: Stacked Dado Set

            Thanks guys! I ordered the Dewalt that was on sale.

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