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Slab flattening using CMS router table
« on: January 12, 2021, 12:02 AM »
Can anyone give advice on ways to use/setup the CMS and the OF 1400 to effectively flatten slabs.

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Offline Svar

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Re: Slab flattening using CMS router table
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2021, 12:12 AM »
Can anyone give advice on ways to use/setup the CMS and the OF 1400 to effectively flatten slabs.
Did you mean MFS (template profiles) or CMS (router table)?

Re: Slab flattening using CMS router table
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2021, 12:19 AM »
The CMS router table.

Offline Svar

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Re: Slab flattening using CMS router table
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2021, 12:27 AM »
Yes. If the slab is about half the width of the router table.
I've done it by attaching straight strips of wood to the opposite edges of the slab to create sled-like runners. The runners have to be co-planar. Then move the slab over slightly protruding router bit making sure not to hit the runner. You can use fence as a guide. It's fast an easy method for surfacing small pieces such as cutting boards etc.
« Last Edit: January 12, 2021, 12:29 AM by Svar »