The shimming is used to keep the piece level and to keep it from moving around while flattening
Such an interesting idea! did you end up trying this? I'd be interesting to see how it turned out!
Glad you find it helpful!
I like the idea of the brushes. Rails I think are the way to go. If it redesign it, it will definitely have rails. Thanks for sharing your thoughts!
Yes, it's a pretty big table. Check out the corresponding blog post for dimensions and the exact tools I used!
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If you could have them meet in the middle, just buy two sets of the hanging brackets and build your doors accordingly
Wow this would be super interesting to see! Let me know if you do it!
If the piece doesn’t sit flat (wobbles a bit) then it will move when you are flattening it. It needs to be sturdy and not move for a good outcome
Yes, that was the first design. I changed it to make it easier to level. It was just the only picture I had to show the shimming.
Yes, if i ever make a new one - it will have a design like that!
Let me know how it turns out!
Yes, that's a very good idea. I keep my shop vac right by me and vacuum every couple of passes. I also wanted to make this sled with what I had laying around. If I ever "upgrade" it will be to something like this!
I keep a shop vac right beside me and vacuum every couple of passes. A little annoying, but it works for now. A couple people had the idea to make a rail system to roll on
Awesome! Can't wait to hear how it turns out.
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Yes I lucked out. Made it so simple!
Wow, sounds like an awesome project!
Wow, 7 is a lot - I’m sure it turned out great. I used my kreg to make every layer of the base to attach together to add stability. I guess I don’t have a picture of that process.And yes, I love the brad nailer - I use it ALL the time
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