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A sled for my little Old TS

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Project by jpc posted 09-07-2010 10:34 PM 1761 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently made this little sled to accomodate my old tablesaw, to help make more accurate cutes, with the crappy mitter slots that came on the top, i added my own that fits inbetween the expandable table, this slot added to the one on the table makes a huge difference. I was looking thru all the posts about sleds in the project section, when i seen “outputter’s” sled design he came up with, awesome man, and it pushed me in this direction. I use this tablesaw at work for remodeling my office, and when i carry some of my hobby to work, thanks for looking





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 09-08-2010 02:36 AM

Nice handy little tool. You’ll get a lot of use out of that!
Thanks for sharing. I now have the urge to finish the one I started a while back.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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YoungestSon

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#2 posted 09-08-2010 03:47 AM

I have made several sleds for my saw and find that using them is much better for cross cutting and mitering.

Have fun with the sled.

-- Don - Rochester, NY

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jeth

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#3 posted 09-08-2010 01:56 PM

I have that very same saw and I have to say it is not the most precision tool :) I had considered a sled, but as you say the mitre slots are not really made for anything other than the flimsy plastic gauge that itself wobbles a couple of degrees from side to side within them. After seeing this I will have a go at something similar, thanks.

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 09-08-2010 02:00 PM

It looks like that extra slot might do the trick and the sled looks good. If it all works good then it’s great because that is what you are after.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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