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Box Joint Fence for the Dado Crosscut Sled

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Blog entry by Bob Simmons posted 12-12-2011 09:24 PM 2886 reads 7 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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Box Joint Fence for the Dado Crosscut Sled
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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 12-12-2011 09:42 PM

Haven’t watched the video yet… LOOKS GREAT and very unique…

Thank you…

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Bob Simmons

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#2 posted 12-12-2011 10:01 PM

Hey Joe…

A few people on my Google+ site asked a number of questions about the adjustable box joint fence when they saw my dado crosscut sled in a post. So, it seemed like a good idea to share the details here as well. It’s a simple low cost set-up that is worth its weight in gold. It’s safe, accurate, and efficient. Hope you get a chance to take it for a test drive. ;)

-- Bob Simmons, Las Vegas, NV, http://TheApprenticeandTheJourneyman.com

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#3 posted 12-12-2011 11:28 PM

That’s great. I might have to borrow some of the ideas

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#4 posted 12-13-2011 01:46 AM

very gr8 idea. the removable fence for the box joints is awesome. nicely done

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

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#5 posted 09-22-2014 04:20 AM

Hi Bob,

I studied your design and I like it allot. I have a couple of questions:

1) as far as I can tell you only need one 1/4” hole for adjustment. Could you tell me the benefits of having the series of 1/4 inch holes (1 1/2 inch spacing)?

2) also why do you extend only one of the runners beyond the deck (i.e., fore and aft)? I assume it to help visually locate the sled on the saw but I don’t know why you are doing it on only one of the runners and on he rear side also?

Kindest regards

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