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Forum topic by indychip posted 10-06-2014 10:52 PM 943 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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indychip

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10-06-2014 10:52 PM

I have decided it is time to take the time and make a router sled to fix some of the cutting board issues that I have been having. Just a few questions for those of you who use this technique on end grain: What is the best router bit to use? Once the board is flat, do you use a ROS and what grit do you typicallly start with? I am trying to get away from the belt sander that I currently use, way to many issues. thanks


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SASmith

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#1 posted 10-08-2014 09:28 PM

I have used this bowl bit and this bottom bit in the past. I would then use 80 grit on the ROS.

I now use a drum sander.

I think you will like the router sled much more than the belt sander.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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Case101

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#2 posted 10-08-2014 11:15 PM

Can you post a picture or a description of the router sled you’re talking about?

Thanks,

-- John, New Jersey

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