Router Jig to Flatten Wood

Image of a router with a jig installed in order to make wood flat in alternative to a planer.

In this video you can watch me build a jig to plane wood without having a planer. Instead, I used a router and a very simple set up. You don't need to use all the materials that I used, you can make one of this jigs out of MDF or plywood. Start with what you have!

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