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post #1 of 3 Old 08-08-2016, 07:42 PM Thread Starter
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Walnut Slab

Hi, All!

I have a round walnut slab approximately 36" in diameter. What I'd like to achieve, is an end table...flattened and oiled, with a bowtie key or two. That said, I'm looking for some advice on the flattening piece of the job.

How would you recommend I go about getting this thing very flat and smooth to then finish?

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post #2 of 3 Old 08-08-2016, 08:18 PM
where's my table saw?
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You need a router sled

This video shows how to use a router in a sled to flatten a tree stump:

The answer to your question will only be as detailed and specific as the question is detailed and specific. Good questions also include a sketch or a photo that illustrates your issue. (:< D)
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It all depends on which tools do you have. You could use hand or electric plane.
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end table, live edge, slab, slab flattening, walnut

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