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Project by Triman posted 01-12-2009 07:30 PM 2306 views 14 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After much procrastination, )which seems to be a common thread when it comes to building crosscut sleds), I finally took a few hours and finally built a sled. I borrowed ideas and inspirations from several designs. Now that I have the sled, it rarely leaves my table saw. Now I don’t think I could work without it!

-- Bruce, San Jose, Ca www.spotofwood.com





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 01-12-2009 07:32 PM

Nice sled. I have to agree about how useful these are. I have a miter saw, but I get cleaner and more accurate cutes with my sled.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Dusty56

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#2 posted 01-13-2009 08:20 AM

This is a good one and I like your handle too !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Dominic Vanacora

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#3 posted 01-16-2009 01:04 AM

Your right I have made a small one for Christmas boxes and some times need a larger one for up and coming projects. I need inspiration to make it and find a place to store in when not in use. I can see using it a lot if you had one that was large enough to do all your jobs. Then discard the small one. (Wait a minunite. do woodworkers ever discard a fixture of this type.) The reasons I use for not making it is I want all the bells and whistles and study everyone’s for added items I can use. Of course I never stop looking.
I like yours with the bars for afixing stop blocks. As Dusty noted the handle is Great….

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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