Luckily i live near highland woodworking with a home depot and lowes practically down the street. Slip up on this delicate task whoops there goes perfection and there more.
Since i plan on making several more live edge tables i decided to build nick offerman s jig as featured in fine woodworking magazine.
Fine woodworking nick offerman router sled. 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 possible and retain the maximum possible thickness. This is a video on how to make a sled for a router to flatten boards that are too wide for your milling machines. Nick wrote an article in fine woodworking magazine about his tricks for levelling huge slabs.
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Learn how to expand the capabilities of nick offerman s basic slab flattening jig by nick offerman 222 nov dec 2011 issue aside from being the fastest way to flatten big slabs short of owning a 10 000 wide belt sander my router jig level big slabs in no time flat fww 222 also lets me build another kind of organic yet refined table. Feb 5 2017 explore kimberlea lockwood s board router sled plans followed by 466 people on pinterest. The flattinging jig was fatured in a article on nick offerman in fine woodworking.
I takes most o. Woodworking shop where he and four part timers turn out beautiful furniture from big slabs of distinctive wood. See more ideas about router sled router woodworking woodworking jigs.
Please subscribe it s free. Router jig turns stumps into beautiful side tables. Nbc sitcom star nick offerman cooks up beautiful slab tables out of a workshop that s sure to make you slobber.
I make nick offerman s router jig to flatten huge slabs easily. Nick offerman s shopmade router jig flattens thick slabs to create nakashima style tabletops and other unique pieces. It took me a weekend to source my materials and put everything together.
Founded by nick offerman we are a los angeles based woodworking collective specialising in custom fine furniture live edge slabs canoes and bespoke projects. Get the latest from fine woodworking. At age 38 offerman got his big break as the deadpan ron swanson in parks recreation now in its fourth season on nbc.