Router as a Planer - What Bit should I use?

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Forum topic by KenBry posted 12-06-2011 12:14 AM 3291 views 1 time favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-06-2011 12:14 AM

I plan on building a router planer just wondering which bit I should use for this?

-- Ken, USAF MSgt, Ret.

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#1 posted 12-06-2011 12:17 AM

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#2 posted 12-06-2011 12:22 AM

What exactly do you mean by a router planer? A router sled to plane stock flat? Or a router jointer? Or something else?

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#3 posted 12-06-2011 01:08 AM

Here’s the one I use.

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#4 posted 12-06-2011 01:22 AM

I used something similar to what loren posted about 1 1/2”.
But if I were to buy another one I would get the one Gene suggested.

Here are a couple pics of my jig:

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#5 posted 12-06-2011 05:16 AM

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