555 A simple planer sled

by Robert
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For the past several months while I’ve been on the road for work my wife Samantha has been tackling a kitchen project. I’ve been helping out where, and when I could, but for the most part it was all her sweat and effort going into it (and before anyone asks, no, I didn’t build any cabinets or new doors for the kitchen.)

The kitchen before... ...the kitchen after.

In fact, aside from removing a small partition wall, along with tearing out the countertops and backsplash, the project was really more of a “facelift” than remodel. But now that it’s completed, the one project Samantha requested all along was a set of live-edge shelves for where a cabinet once sat. I doubt I’ll do much to document their installation; it’s pretty straight-forward.

Probably the most difficult part of the build will be carefully drilling through ceramic tile to install them. Of course with that said now, finding a way to mill the 12″ wide boards I’m planning to use could’ve been an even bigger struggle if it weren’t for my thickness planer sled.

planer sled

On today’s episode, we’re breaking out the thickness planer sled first featured in the Tall Dresser build and putting it to use again.

Episode available for download in the following formats:
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