Made a mod to the sled

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Blog entry by nobuckle posted 11-29-2010 07:38 PM 899 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was looking at the design of the handle on my crosscut sled and decided that it just didn’t look right. I also incorporated some finger guards. I didn’t want to scrap the handle all together so I cut it down a bit and attached it to the finger guards. Here is how it turned out;

I attached the finger guard to the front fence with some screws. I did not glue the finger guard assembly to the fence, this allows me to remove the guard in the event that I need or want to attach a different fence. I still need to acquire some 1/8” polycarbonate to make a shield that will help to keep chips from hitting me in the face.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#1 posted 11-29-2010 07:53 PM

Nice looking sled! Looks like a nice comfy handle to push it with. As your muscle memory “remembers” to grab the handle you will be automagically making a safer cut. Good work I say!

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#2 posted 11-30-2010 04:42 AM

Looks great Doug !

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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#3 posted 11-30-2010 04:48 AM


It looked great before. It looks even better, now.

Yer’ starting to piss me off :-p

Very nice sled !!

-- -- Neil

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