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ducebigalow
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Cutting cabinets

Post by ducebigalow » Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:09 am

What blade count is recommend for cutting cabinets?
I am in the process of reno my kitchen and I have some end panels to cut on my table saw.

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Aaron
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Re: Cutting cabinets

Post by Aaron » Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:19 am

Are you constructing cabinets, or are you altering cabinets already installed?

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Re: Cutting cabinets

Post by ducebigalow » Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:40 am

I have purchased knock down cabinets, so I am building the new boxes and have some end panels (4x4) that will need to be cut down, as well as kick plates.

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Re: Cutting cabinets

Post by A. Spruce » Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:55 am

More teeth = smoother cuts, blade sharpness and quality are equally important for smooth, clean cuts. Melamine cuts better with blades that have a bit of a back rake to them, over the standard forward angled tooth. And finally, using a zero clearance insert will significantly decrease tearing out of the back of the panel. Always cut face up on a tablesaw.

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Re: Cutting cabinets

Post by Shannon » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:47 pm

I would recommend 80 tooth
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