Can Kobalt table saw accept dado blades?
YES this fits the Kobalt KT1015 portable contractor saw, and YES, that table accepts a standard 8” dado set. The user manual even states a dado set up is compatible for this table. This insert is the same gauge as the original that came with the table.
Who makes Kobalt Tablesaw?
Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
|Product type||Hand and mechanics’ tools, power tools, and tool storage|
|Owner||Lowe’s Companies, Inc.|
|Country||United States and China|
|Markets||United States, Mexico, Canada|
What is a dado insert?
Dado blades are wider than a standard blade and, depending on the width you need for your project, are too wide for the standard throat insert on your table saw. These inserts are made of material that you can machine with your saw.
Can any table saw use dado blades?
Many table saws accept dado blades with a maximum width of 13/16 inches. Dust port: Table saws produce a lot of sawdust, but table saws with cabinets keep dust fairly well-contained. On all types of table saws, look for a dust port if you want to connect to a dust collection system as you cut.
Can I use a dado without a throat plate?
Using the table saw without a throat plate in the wide-open throat insert of the top of the saw table would be unsafe. The solution is to use a zero-clearance insert in the throat, into which a slot can be cut to accommodate the dado blade.
Can you make your own dado stack?
Instead of making a dado blade you can instead use a sled and then move the workpiece side to side on that to enlarge the dado. Make the outer cuts first and then you have a reference for where the blade should go; the middle cuts aren’t that important to get accurate.
What size blade does a Kobalt table saw take?
Blade & Rip Capacity Kobalt KT10152 has a 10-inch blade that is a standard size. It is neither too big nor too small. The 10-inch diameter has a cut capacity of 3-1/2-inches at 90-degrees and 2-1/2-inches at 45-degrees. The blade has a 3-1/2-inch height that cuts 2 x 4s and 4 x 4s and cement boards easily.
Do you need a dado plate?
Making inserts is easy, and if you are using any kind of a dado blade or cutting widths, you need to have throat plate that is at least close to the width you are cutting, it doesn’t necessarily need to be a perfect fit, but it should be close in order to be a safety benefit …