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Project by Andrew Betschman posted 09-22-2012 08:15 PM 2006 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

a jig I use to get flat and straight stock. notice the mess!

-- Andrew, Ohio http://andrewmbetschman.com/





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hasbeen

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#1 posted 09-22-2012 08:21 PM

Greetings from the socialist capital of America – California.
There is more than one reason they call it the ’left coast’.

I like the flattening jig. What is the size of the straight bit you use?

Lee
Moreno Valley’s local has-been.
Servant of the Living God.

-- I may not have a lot of good ideas, but some of them are just incredible.

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 09-22-2012 08:35 PM

I cannot see how it Flattens anything!

... I just don’t ‘see’ it…

Can you show a better diagram / picture… or something?

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Moron

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#3 posted 09-23-2012 02:13 AM

brilliant

finally a brain that works

albeit poor presentation

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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apbeachy

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#4 posted 09-23-2012 02:37 PM

Looks good. Maybe add a picture of how it works for the people that can’t see it

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Grumpymike

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#5 posted 09-23-2012 06:11 PM

nice mess, you do know, that a clean shop is the mark of an idle shop. :)
I saw these on U-tube and promptly made one … too small of course … so I made another larger one.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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juniorjock

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#6 posted 09-24-2012 12:17 AM

I agree with Joe…..... I must be missing something. Help us out here…..

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jaysonic

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#7 posted 09-24-2012 04:46 PM

I suppose the board you’re using as a sled would have to be perfectly level as well, no sag. Just for those of you who couldn’t “see” it, here’s a youtube video of it:

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Joe Lyddon

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#8 posted 09-24-2012 05:00 PM

OK… very much like Harrys skiis!

I can see that!

That board better not have any sag in it…!! Looks kinda thin to me…

In picture #3, everything looks OK except What is that in the upper right corner?? Looks like it’s in the way… or something…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Andrew Betschman

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#9 posted 10-03-2012 07:24 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksMMplMlO4Y Flattening the board with the router.

-- Andrew, Ohio http://andrewmbetschman.com/

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Joe Lyddon

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#10 posted 10-03-2012 07:43 PM

Thank you… That clears it up beautifully…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Andrew Betschman

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#11 posted 10-05-2012 02:31 AM

Your welcome!

-- Andrew, Ohio http://andrewmbetschman.com/

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