SD508 Freud Dado Set
The SD500 Series of dado sets cuts everything from veneered plywoods and laminates to solid wood, chip and splinter-free with a super smooth, flat bottom. The SD500 Series dado sets were the first to include a 3/32" thick chipper and has the flexibility of an adjustable dado to handle today's undersized plywood. This allows the cut width to be adjusted in 1/32" increments and doubles the number of slot widths available. A shim set is also included with the dado set for fine adjustments. Use on all table saws, and radial arm saws for cutting slots, grooves, dadoes, and rabbets in softwood or hardwood.
- Cuts chip-free dadoes, slots, grooves and rabbets
- 3/32" chipper (included) for undersized plywood
- Shim set is included for fine adjustments
- Cuts plywood & laminate to solid hard and soft woods
- 3/32" chipper allows cut width to be adjusted in 1/32" increments
(1) 3/32" Chipper
(1) 1/16" Chipper
(1) Shim Set
|Manufacturer Part Number||SD508|
|Saw Blade Diameter||8"|
|Number of Teeth||No|
2 months ago
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over 3 years ago
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7 months ago
I chose this set for making 1-1/2" D x 3-1/2"W dados in red oak legs for a new work bench. First I mic'd the width of several teeth on each blade and chipper to confirm their individual widths--these were accurate to + .001". Next I made a 1/2" stack (without shims) and measured the overall width--total width was slightly over .500" but I was making several passes (width & depth) so this was insignificant. On measuring blade height (protrusion) through the table saw top I noticed one of the outside blade teeth was .003" taller than the rest; I set the height to match the tallest tooth and went to work, slowly making passes. The side wall cut was extremely smooth with no burns or chatter marks; the bottom of the cut was relatively smooth, however, there was a noticeable, but very fine, groove at the bottom of each through pass that marked the location of the highest tooth. This was easily remedied with light sanding. There was occasional fuzziness on the end edge of cuts when I traveled too fast. I detected no vibration in the stack while making numerous passes.
I am very pleased with the results and would highly recommend the Freud SD508 Super Dado set.
7 months ago
10 months ago
1 year ago
The set comes with a DVD with instructions on how to operate the adjustable dado and tips on how to make a sled. It does not, however, provide instructions on how to operate the stacked dado but it was easy enough to figure out. It does come with a very handy chart explaining which combination of cutters and chippers to use to achieve different dado widths. Very helpful!
Would definitely recommend this high quality dado for the discerning craftsman.
1 year ago