|Project by HalDougherty||posted 10-06-2009 02:38 AM||21398 views||64 times favorited||31 comments|
I have 4 or 5 logs slabbed and dry enough to use for building benches and tables, so it’s time to make a router sled to get them as flat as possible and do it as quick as possible. My number one product is gunstocks and I use a Don Allen Duplicator from Dakota Arms to carve them. I used it as a base for the router sled. A couple of angle irons clamped to my workbench would have worked also. The sides are stainless steel rods on supports and I need to get some slotted linear bearings to finish the jig. I temporarily clamped a couple of boards on the end to hold the 1” stainless steel bars the router sled rides on. Then I bolted my router and two extended linear bearings to a piece of plywood. It works GREAT! I made a cherry bench and when I get it finished I’ll post more photos.
-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com