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New crosscut sled for my new Rigid 4512 TS

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Project by edwood1975 posted 12-14-2015 07:33 PM 1584 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Since I purchased my new Rigid tablesaw my old crosscut sled didn’t fit it so I built this:

It measures 36” wide x 24” deep

It is made from 1/2” MDF, 1×4 poplar s4s and oak runners and finally a layer of Masonite

It works a lot more effieciently and used up some scraps that were lying around..

-- Ed





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#1 posted 12-14-2015 09:27 PM

Nicely done.
That should provide you with years of service.

-- Chem, Central California

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#2 posted 12-14-2015 10:25 PM

Reminds me of mine Ed, insofar as it is plaine and simple. No exotic hardwoods or fancy curves or adjustable flip stops or such. Might think of installing a strip of hard board to the back fence to define the kerf limits as the softwood fence will tend to get beat up a bit making it harder to accurately line up your cuts.

-- Greg, No. Cal. - "Gaudete in Domino Semper"

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#3 posted 12-14-2015 11:12 PM



Reminds me of mine Ed, insofar as it is plaine and simple. No exotic hardwoods or fancy curves or adjustable flip stops or such. Might think of installing a strip of hard board to the back fence to define the kerf limits as the softwood fence will tend to get beat up a bit making it harder to accurately line up your cuts.

- greg48

It’s not a softwood it’s poplar I know it’s not oak but I think it’s still classed as a hardwood spieces..

Do you mean putting a strip on the back of the rear fence??

-- Ed

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#4 posted 12-15-2015 04:26 AM

Very nicely done sled

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#5 posted 12-15-2015 04:39 AM



Nicely done.
That should provide you with years of service.

- fivecodys


Thanks I’m hoping

-- Ed

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#6 posted 12-27-2015 01:40 AM

Good one Ed. You’ll luv using this and it’ll be used more than you think

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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