Flattening Wood Slabs with a Router Jig
Nick Offerman's shopmade router jig flattens thick slabs to create Nakashima-style tabletops and other unique pieces. The heart of the jig is a trough that guides the router over the workpiece, allowing you to even out the high and low points as much as possible and retain the maximum possible thickness.
Michael Singer Fine Woodworking
Wow, I didn't realize it had been so long since I last posted, so let's get back into it! In preparing for an upcoming show, I was casting about for ideas of what to make that was new and different, and I remembered that I had designed a room divider/screen for the Legacy Redwood project that I've written about over the past few years. So after consulting with the client to get the OK, I went for it with the screen. This piece was designed to take advantage of the unique shape of one of the…