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Nick Offerman's shopmade router jig flattens thick slabs to create Nakashima-style tabletops and other unique pieces. The heart of the jig is a trough that guides the router over the workpiece, allowing you to even out the high and low points as much as Author: Nick Offerman.VIDEO: Nick Offerman Shop Tour.
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VIDEO: How to Camber a Plane Iron. There are many similar sample content placeholders across the store. Hope this helps out! i gotta make one of these ive done quite a few slab tables and have always used a power planer and long level to flatten the tops this would sure make that job a lot easier thanks for reminding me of this jig.
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On thicker slabs simply add a spacer of wood that the wheels ride on to allow for very thick.The stuff I feature on this list is a small selection of new DIY things I have used this year and and can honestly recommend adding to your kit. This is stuff I think a self-respecting, DIY, weekend warrior bad-ass should love own.
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Once it dries properly (think closer to years at that thickness if air-dried) it will be a beast to flatten, sand, etc. I use a jig designed by Nick Offerman for leveling slabs out of Fine Woodworking (I think) to process these kinds of pieces.
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