LumberJocks

Reply by yvrdennis

  • Advertise with us

Posted on How to cut a live edge slab????

View yvrdennis's profile

yvrdennis

34 posts in 831 days


#1 posted 08-25-2015 01:23 AM

I’d use a long straight edge or a chalk line to mark a “centre line” where it looks about right, and then use a square to mark square cut lines at both ends. Cut with a hand saw. When you test assemble the piece you can adjust the cut on the ends with a hand plane.

Ymmv depending upon what tools you have. Depending upon the length of the shelf you could also use a sliding table or cross cut jig to do the end cuts on the table saw, but you’d need a secure way of clamping the workpiece down.


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com