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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-08-2008, 09:41 AM Thread Starter
 
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I just took the plunge (pun intended) and bought my first router for a project I'm working on. I want to hollow out a large area of a coffee table top. I want to take off about 3/8" of hardwood over an area of 16" x 30".
In reading the threads on here for "flat surface" I came across the idea of a router sled. Is this the best way to accomplish my goal?

I'd like to thank everyone on this forum in advance, you are an amazing resource.

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Welcome to the Router Forums George. Glad you took the plunge. We do have an incredible knowledge base here.

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Hey George! Welcome to the forums.
I would say that the sled would be an excellent way to accomplish your goal. Take a look at this thread by Harry Sinclair:

http://www.routerforums.com/portable...le-inlays.html

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A warm welcome to the Forum George.
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Hi, welcome to the router forums.

The router "sled" should work just fine for what you're trying to accomplish.

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