Slab Flattening Jig Kit by MLCS

For Slabs and Boards Too Wide for your Planer
SKU # 8442
$78.85 $
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Make your own shop built slab flattening jig with our 1/2" shank bit.

3 Piece Slab Flattening Jig Kit

3 Piece Kit includes:

  • Super Tuff Router Mount 3/8" thick with 2" Hole
  • Router Collet Extension 1/2" Shank for 1/2" Shank Bits
  • 1-1/2" Slab Flattening Bit, 1/2" Shank

Super Tuff Router Mount: Replace your router's plastic base with long lasting "SUPERTUFF" material. These clear, shatter resistant squares can be drilled, cut or routed as needed to make your router table inserts, safety shields, router fixtures or projects. 11-3/4" Square.

Router Collet Extension: Give your router bits an additional 2-1/4" when you extend them through the router table top with our router collet extension. Eliminate the dangerous temptation of withdrawing the shank from the collet in order to raise the bit and to "provide the full depth of cut."

Slab Flattening (Bottom Cleaning) Router Bit: 2 flute, carbide-tipped. Overlapped carbide produces a smooth flat bottom cut. Will level the bottom of a dado cut on all popular wobble blades. 1-1/2" LD, 1/2" Cut Length, 1/2" Shank

Router Safety Chart - Suggested Speeds:

Bit Diameter Max Speed
up to 1" 24000 RPM
1-1/16" to 2" 18000 RPM
2-1/16" to 2-1/2" 16000 RPM
2-9/16" to 3" 14500 RPM
over 3" 12000 RPM

Router Safety Tips:

  • Always wear eye and ear protection.
  • Always use properly sharpened bits.
  • Never use bits that are dull or damaged.
  • Shank must be completely inserted into collet and then backed-off approximately 1/16".
  • Don't "bottom-out" bit in collet.
  • Never partially insert bit into collet. Minimum 1" of shank needs to be in collet.
  • Tighten bit securely and recheck periodically for possible slippage or "run-out" due to wear.
  • Keep collet clean and replace if worn.
  • Never start the router with the bit in contact with wood.
  • Always feed your work or router in the proper direction against the bit rotation.
  • Don't force feed the bit or overload your router, Feed at a constant moving speed to avoid burning the wood.
  • Do not face tool's discharge when operating.
  • Always unplug router when changing bits or making adjustments.
  • Use a router table and fence whenever possible.
  • Make sure your work piece is properly secured and use push blocks, sticks and featherboards whenever possible.
  • Keep all your bits, bearings and assemblies clean, lubricated, and securely fastened. To avoid damage, store them properly in a pouch, box or tray.
  • The bigger the bit, the lower RPM recommended (see chart).
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