Crosscut Sled and Lumber Rack

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Project by steiner posted 1546 days ago 2793 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I still consider my cutting board that I just finished my first real project, but here are a couple of things I did for the shop. The crosscut sled passes, gets me by. But ultimately I need something larger and nicer. The lumber rack I got from DGunn, and you can see it here. Works great.

By the way, that blade sticking up through the sled is only 9”. A friend gave me his old ‘74 Rockwell 9” contractor’s saw. Pretty cool.

-- Scott - Katy, Texas

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#1 posted 1546 days ago

Super shop adds well done

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 1546 days ago

Nice jig and rack. Congrats on the saw.

-- Will in Boulder, CO

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Rick Dennington

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#3 posted 1545 days ago

Greetings Scott:.. You’ll wind up needing more than one sled….. trust me…. one size don’t fit all….. The project you’ll work on will depend on the size sled you use…small for small…. large for large….... ‘nuff said!!!!!!!

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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matt garcia

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#4 posted 1545 days ago

Yeah, my sled is LARGE!!! When you’re cross cutting 19” wide panels, you need ‘em larger!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#5 posted 1542 days ago

Nice sled. I’m sure you’ll like it!

-- There is nothing in the world more dangerous, than a woodworker who knows how to read a micrometer...

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#6 posted 1485 days ago

Howdy, neighbor were just a stones throw from you over in lake corpus.(on second thought I might need a catapult to reach you, texas is one big state.) I like your sled you built, and your cutting board will be great for all those texas bbq’s we are known for. speaking of bbq’s gotta go, will be watching for more of your projects.

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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