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#1 posted 03-17-2008 08:54 PM

You’re exactly right.

If that lip isn’t shorter than the stock, it will be after the first pass. :-)

3/4” plywood would make a good sled. It won’t flex much.

Once you have that first side flat enough so that it won’t rock on a flat surface, you can flip it over and
plane it with out the sled.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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