How to Transform Found Wood Into Usable Stock
Make yourself a shooting box
With any luck at all, you now have several workable sections that need further processing. But wait a minute! Because none of the surfaces is flat enough to allow machining, you need to build what we call a "shooting box." This simple-to-construct jig makes it possible for you to shave one of the log's surfaces flat with the help of a router. The Shooting Box Drawing shows how the various jig parts fit together.
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