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Homemade Router Planing Jig


Router Planing Jig

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BUILDER:
SASmith on lumberjocks.com
DESCRIPTION:
Homemade router planing jig fashioned by adding 2x4s to the sides of a planer sled. Intended as an aid in leveling a cupped maple butcher's block table.
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Nov 11, 2013 7:58 AM
daveward
Nolan, wouldn't the power planer smooth the surface well but since it doesn't know how deep to go, like the router does, it could over-plane an area?  Just wondering?
Aug 29, 2013 6:16 PM
Nolan
looks good. but why not just use a hand held power planer?
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DIY Router Planing Jig - comment on how to build a Router Planing Jig - 2 comments
daveward says:
Nov 11, 2013 7:58 AM
Nolan, wouldn't the power planer smooth the surface well but since it doesn't know how deep to go, like the router does, it could over-plane an area?  Just wondering?

Nolan says:
Aug 29, 2013 6:16 PM
looks good. but why not just use a hand held power planer?

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