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Blog entry by WoodJediNTraining posted 483 days ago 1795 reads 13 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The one Project Video I get asked the most to make is how to build a crosscut sled for the Tablesaw. Well there are a lot of videos out there on making a Cross cut sled, so this is my take on it. I hope you can take something from this video and use it in your shop

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi, http://www.asimpledesignofocala.com



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eddie

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#1 posted 483 days ago

thanks Lanney,very informative ,like the extension end on the sled fence my next one will have that too

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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LoydMoore

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#2 posted 483 days ago

Nice sled. Kinda like the better mousetrap. Does the job but has a couple of features that are new.

Made me think back to the first one I built back in 1980. It was great and a 100% better than a miter gage but a real POJ compared to the sleds I use today.

Makes me feel a lot better seeing all of that crap piled in the corner.

-- Loyd, San Angelo, TX http:www.moorewoodenboxes.com

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garyprott

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#3 posted 482 days ago

Nice job Lanney. I need to build another sled and will incorparate some of your ideas.

-- James Krenov..."It's about a lot of little things, they do matter. Enjoy them."

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NiteWalker

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#4 posted 482 days ago

Nice job. I really like the thin strip ripping jig.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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WoodJediNTraining

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#5 posted 482 days ago

Thanks Guys, and Loyd, yea you will have to excuse my mess while I set up the new area..ha!

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi, http://www.asimpledesignofocala.com

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LoydMoore

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#6 posted 482 days ago

My problem is that everytime I “clean up” an area all of that junk I am “going to need someday” ends up in a pile in another corner. About 10 years ago I loaded up everything that I hadn’t used in over a year and either burned it or hauled it to the dump. Two days later I really needed something that was now at the dump.

-- Loyd, San Angelo, TX http:www.moorewoodenboxes.com

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whitebeast88

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#7 posted 482 days ago

great video’s.i had a crosscut sled for my old ts,but i bought a new ts a couple months ago.i’ve been putting off building a new one but i know it’s time .thanks for the motivation.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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NormG

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#8 posted 481 days ago

Wonderful sled and great execution of the video

-- Norman

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AJswoodshop

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#9 posted 480 days ago

Nice sled Laney! I made this one awhile ago and it’s really handy to have.
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/79509

-- If I can do it.....so can you! -AJswoodshop

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Roger

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#10 posted 480 days ago

Another gr video and how-to Laney. Everyone needs sleds like this in the shop. Luv that thin strip jig. How simple is that. Thnx for sharing that one.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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WoodJediNTraining

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#11 posted 470 days ago

Thanks everyone and AJ, Very nice Sled !! I really appreciate you all taking the time to read and comment on my posts… your support means a lot!

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi, http://www.asimpledesignofocala.com

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