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Project by Tomoose posted 12-21-2010 03:20 AM 2420 views 14 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Quick and dirty crosscut sled – what a difference this makes on accuracy (not to mention safety). Should have made this ages ago.

Thanks for looking.

-- “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” Pablo Picasso





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spunwood

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#1 posted 12-21-2010 03:47 AM

Looks neither quick nor dirty, but rather the most handsome sled I have seen. Well done!

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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DrAllred

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#2 posted 12-21-2010 04:02 AM

Looks great!!!!

I need to make two of those, one for 90s and one for 45s. Just made some boxes and could not get the 45s to match because I was sliding a small board and it was binding.

-- David, Mesa Arizona

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Marc5

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#3 posted 12-21-2010 04:08 AM

Just got motivated to make one. Thanks

-- Marc

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RetiredCoastie

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#4 posted 12-21-2010 04:11 AM

Nice sled! looks well made, thanks for posting.

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brianinpa

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#5 posted 12-21-2010 05:15 AM

I never really needed a cross cut sled until I started making cabinets for my kitchen redo. Now that I have it, I have no idea how I worked without it. Nice work.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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Routerisstillmyname

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#6 posted 12-21-2010 05:57 AM

You can never have enough CC sleds. Perfect design. no waste on right side.

-- Router è ancora il mio nome.

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Dusty56

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#7 posted 12-21-2010 06:15 AM

Very nice sled ….nothing wasted on this one : )
Favorited !!

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Don

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#8 posted 12-21-2010 06:21 AM

Very cool! Next to my table saw my sled is the most important too in my shop. I’ve always made them with the blade centered but my next one is going to off centered like yours.

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.

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Robsshop

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#9 posted 12-21-2010 07:19 AM

Very nice TS upgrade,probably the best upgrade to a saw one can do IMO. The design and construction look rock solid and it is a great addition to performing several cutting operations we wood workers come up against. It will make Your life that much easier and safer when called upon. Your design is a good choice and easily adaptable to some add-on,s such as a removable Lexon shield spanning both fences over top of blades path( a great safety feature) ! Once again great job on a popular fixture !

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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Eagle1

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#10 posted 12-21-2010 12:26 PM

Great job I really use mine alot.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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Ken90712

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#11 posted 12-21-2010 01:18 PM

Well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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woodsmith1

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#12 posted 12-21-2010 02:47 PM

Very nice! I really need to make one of these.

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workerinwood

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#13 posted 12-21-2010 03:08 PM

Nice!! This is on my to do list.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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Tom

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#14 posted 12-21-2010 05:23 PM

Nice, just made my first one…now I will go burn it!!!

-- Tom

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makedust

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#15 posted 12-21-2010 05:36 PM

Great looking sled. I have made one, very crude, but it works. I think I will make a new one like your design though. It looks terrific…Ron

-- "Happiness is creating dust"

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