Workin’ on the Dado

Yesterday, I cut the lines, chiseled them out and then sawed out the sides.
 The hardest part of this whole endeavor was getting the saw started.

After some chiseling, the dados for the shelf, case divider and back panel were done.  The Mahogany didn’t give me any trouble to day.

So here are the steps:
1. Mark out the lines based on the center line of the shelf/divider and using the piece to size.
2. Chisel out a valley for the saw to fit.
3. Drill out the end so the saw will have an opening.
4. Saw the side walls.  I ended up using a block as a guide to get the saw started.
5. Chisel out the waste.
6. Finish up with a router.

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