|Forum topic by sry||posted 10-14-2009 08:37 PM||1023 views||0 times favorited||4 replies|
10-14-2009 08:37 PM
I’m making some bent laminated legs for a table and trying to figure out how to trim and square them once they come out of the bending form. There’s squeezeout all over them and try as I might the edges of the plies aren’t quite even. I want the final leg to have a rectangular cross section. This is the first time I’ve attempted anything like this, so I think I should poll the experts here.
Here’s where I started with a test leg:
And after feeding it through the bandsaw (freehand, since I don’t have any square faces to reference on the table or fence) and running it over my sanding drum here’s what I have:
It’s better, but the edge is a little wavy. Any ideas how to straighten that out?
Here are the tools I have available that might be useful: