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Project by Chris Hamilton posted 07-13-2018 03:07 AM 1892 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a smaller crosscut sled for my job site table saw. It does a great job and makes cutting small pieces much safer and more accurate. I used two Incra brand miter guides on the bottom and a few sections of T-track for the hold down clamps and stop block. The bottom is 1” plywood and the cross boards oak. The stop block is made of cherry wood.

-- Chris





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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 07-13-2018 03:32 AM

Nice work. Have to make a new one for my second saw. Going to have a few upgrades as seen here and others that have posted.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 07-13-2018 06:17 PM

This is a fine shop made sled. It will be great for your shop.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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mel52

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#3 posted 07-14-2018 02:51 AM

I have been wanting to build one for my smaller saw, may have to use your plans. Great job. Thanks.

-- MEL, Kansas

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Rick S.

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#4 posted 07-14-2018 03:03 AM

Very Nice Work & Well Done Chris!

-- It is not necessary for Some People to turn OFF the LIGHT to be IN the DARK!

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therealSteveN

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#5 posted 07-15-2018 05:02 AM

Small is good, you may find you’ll not need a bigger one. Those Incra guides are slick as an icy road, so adjustable.

Thanks for posting.

-- Think safe, be safe

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Chris Hamilton

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#6 posted 07-19-2018 03:51 AM

I added a blade guard on the back for a little safety. Decided to have a little fun with it instead of a boring solidd block.

-- Chris

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#7 posted 07-30-2018 05:19 PM

Love it!!! great design

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therealSteveN

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#8 posted 07-30-2018 10:48 PM

Love that guard, really nice touch, and makes a sled so much safer.

Enjoy it.

-- Think safe, be safe

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