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Tom Cleaver

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March 31, 2019 - 10:32 am
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Hi Ness,

I would like to apply dominos primarily to establish accurate costings. Being able to apply a unit and tooling cost can be very helpful especially on larger projects. 

Also useful for the designer to specify multiple dominos on a joint to give stronger joints.

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Tom

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Hi Tom,

Sorry to say that this is not actually possible.

Styles and rails can only have mortise and tenons.

Why do you need this?

I wouldn’t have thought that it necessary to mark out domino positions on a frame.

Applying dominos with a side stop or jig will automatically position them.

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Ness

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Thanks Ness,

My main difficulty is applying this to the door assembly. Please can you advise on how this is done?

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Hi Tom,

To setup dominos you have to make a domino hardware element using a groove. Here’s a screen capture of the hardware setup:

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Then place it as any hardware either with a specific domino rule or a standard rule.

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Hope this is helpful,

Ness

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Hi, Please can you advise on how I can change a door assembly to use dominos  instead of tenons?

Thank you

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