Making wine barrel staves parallel

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Forum topic by Stevea1962 posted 12-28-2014 12:02 AM 2141 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-28-2014 12:02 AM

Need to make the edges parallels one can use the staves as the sides for a serving tray. Any idea how to do this?

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#1 posted 12-28-2014 02:02 AM

Got a band saw? Make a cradle to hold the stave.

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#2 posted 12-28-2014 02:37 PM

I would use a sliding taper jig on my table saw to get one side straight, then use the fence to cut the other side.

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#3 posted 12-28-2014 06:55 PM

I do not have a band saw but was thinking of getting a desktop planer as that may do the job. Also @Jim, how would I use the taper jog to do this?


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#4 posted 12-29-2014 10:35 AM

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#5 posted 12-29-2014 02:31 PM

looks like you could make one pretty easy.
wouldn’t a jointer do the trick?

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#6 posted 08-23-2015 12:14 AM

This is a very old post by now, but I built a simple long sled with adjustable clamps, and took the “side to side” curve out by letting the fat part hang out and get cut off.

At that point. you can run the other edge against the fence…

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#7 posted 08-23-2015 12:19 AM

Thanks. Could you post a picture of the sled. Cheers

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