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Same thing happened to me yesterday. How I ended up here. I was cutting out a 1/8"x1/8" groove. I only mention that, cause no way it was stress. Barely using the bit. I hate 1/4" shanks, after yesterday, I know even more why. Same router as you. Nearly the same setup. I was using the battery operated version. 3ah battery. Always in it. It runs ...


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I do it all the time on a tablesaw. Joint the wood on the face, and an edge. Trim opposing edge before resawing to ensure it's square. Adjust blade height to a little over half the height of board. If you encounter resistance either lower height and retry or chuck the board. Boards will on occasion have internal tension and pinch the blade as you cut. This ...


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Is it safe to use just the chippers in a dado stack? No. The chippers are designed to do just that — chip out the middle of a groove being cut on either side by both outside blades. Some dado stacks come with instructions that state not to use the chippers without both blades, example from Freud, sixth bullet point from bottom: "Always use both ...


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I have never tested it, but I would think that a chipper, with only two teeth, might be quite risky. In a standard blade the teeth are secured in their path by the blade disc which serves to guide and support the teeth in the desired path. Without the rotating mass of the blade disc, I would worry that it is much easier for something to go wrong to make ...


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