Shop Jig Use This Jig To Mill Boards Too Wide To Run Through Your Thickness Planer
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Milling Table Illustration by James Provost It's an unavoidable fact of woodworking life that the wonderfully figured board you want to use is just too wide to fit on your jointer.Or perhaps you need to flatten the surface on that end grain cutting board that you have just glued up (don't even think of trying this on a jointer).
Build this versatile router based surfacing jig and you'll be able to dress any surface you may come across.This jig is large enough to accommodate material up to 26" wide and almost three feet long, but you can scale it to suit the sizes of stock you will most likely be using.
The material is clamped to the bed of the table and then the router runs back and forth over the surface between the two outside rails.Two sets of rails provide additional clearance to accommodate thicker stock.
Adding a couple of extra rail extensions to increase the height will allow you to mill even thicker material.The Router BaseBegin by preparing a router base plate (A) to fit the router you will be using.
The measurements given here fit the Freud FT1700VCE router, freud.ca, that I have dedicated to this...