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Forum topic by indychip posted 10-15-2014 09:31 PM 3586 views 5 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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indychip

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10-15-2014 09:31 PM

I have been using a belt sander to finish end grain cutting boards with horrible results. I finally got around to building a router sled. Wow! what a difference. I finish with my ROS and get a perfect finish every time. I used 3 inch PVC pipe that I had laying around with 1 inch aluminum for the router track. Its not in the picture, but I also have non-slip drawer liner for the bottom. The PVC works great. Runs smooth and flat


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#1 posted 10-15-2014 10:17 PM

Interesting usage of PVC pipe!

-- John, New Jersey

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WhyMe

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#2 posted 10-15-2014 11:16 PM

Rails seem a little thin. They don’t flex any?

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gfadvm

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#3 posted 10-15-2014 11:53 PM

How cool is that! Too simple!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#4 posted 10-16-2014 01:50 AM

That is very innovative and simple. I really like it.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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