Dapping tools specifically designed for the installation of shear plate wood connectors are available in stock for immediate shipment. The shear plate dapping tools consist of a cutter head and pilot and are designed to produce a dap of the same shape as the shear plate.

A portable drill or drill press can used with this tool. Insert the pilot into a predrilled hole or a drill bit may be used to drill and dap.

Stock

Tool Number Shear Plate Size Drilled Hole Size Dapping Tool Part Number Replacement Blade Part Number Replacement Pilot Part Number
303 / TSPT67 258 1316 18631 18636 18640
304 / TSPT102 4 1316 18634 18638 18640
304S / TSPT102S 4 1516 18633 18638 18641
Note: Tool 304 is required for 4" shear plates that are being used with 3/4" diameter bolts, while tool 304S is required for 4" shear plates that are being used with 7/8" diameter bolts.