DK's CrossCut SLed

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Project by Don K posted 05-31-2015 01:52 AM 4335 views 48 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, I finally made a crosscut sled. After years of woodworking, I can’t believe I didn’t make one sooner. Did a lot of research and incorporated features that appealed to me.
- T-Tracks on the base, T-Track Plus on top of the fence, Adjustable fence, Polycarbonate Guard, Miter fences, and a Long Reach Stop that can be out to either end.

-- v/r, Don -- Saw dust is 'MAN GLITTER' --

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#1 posted 05-31-2015 02:45 AM

First class sled you made and you will enjoy it every time you use it and will find more and more uses for it ,
well done
Built my first one thirty five years ago and several since and would not know how to live without one .


-- Kiefer

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#2 posted 05-31-2015 03:04 AM

Now that is one out standing sled!!
I love the see through guard.

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#3 posted 05-31-2015 01:43 PM

Can you post plans for the sled? I would love to make one.

Also, can you use your miter gauge with the sled?

Great project.

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#4 posted 05-31-2015 03:36 PM

Very nice Don – that’s what I call a crosscut sled!

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Don K

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#5 posted 05-31-2015 04:10 PM

Thanks for the comments, much appreciated. I’ll post my original plans, did some ‘tweaking’ to the measurements during the build. Trying to figure out how to add a PDF to the project gallery.

-- v/r, Don -- Saw dust is 'MAN GLITTER' --

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#6 posted 05-31-2015 06:20 PM

Very nice. I would like to know how you build the fence w T track and meas. tape. I bought the T track from Kreg I think but have not added it to my current sled.


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#7 posted 05-31-2015 07:30 PM

That is a very nice sled. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#8 posted 05-31-2015 10:02 PM

Wow, very impressive – plans would be great :)

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#9 posted 05-31-2015 10:50 PM


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#10 posted 05-31-2015 11:02 PM

Very nice!!

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#11 posted 05-31-2015 11:58 PM

Damn what a nice sled. Everything needed seems to be included in it.

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#12 posted 06-01-2015 12:51 AM

All I can say is wow!

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#13 posted 06-01-2015 01:57 AM

I incorporated the T-Track Plus from INCRA. I also used t-nuts to attach everything to the base.

-- v/r, Don -- Saw dust is 'MAN GLITTER' --

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#14 posted 06-01-2015 02:36 AM

Here’s the rough plans I came up with; had to adjust a few measurements during the build.

-- v/r, Don -- Saw dust is 'MAN GLITTER' --

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#15 posted 06-01-2015 03:38 AM

An unbelievable sled my friend. I’m officially jealous of the T-tracks, the mitre fences and the long reach stop. Thanks also for the well made plans. May have to upgrade again. I certainly will bookmark.

-- There's no crying in woodworking. Just measure and cut again.

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