LumberJocks

Coping Sled

  • Advertise with us
Project by RayCurtis posted 12-26-2010 05:47 AM 3674 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a coping sled I built for a Medicine cabinet I am working on for my Trailer. I didn’t like the Plastic cabinet that came with the trailer. This is my first project with a panel door, and of course I chose to put a mirror in the panel. I think I have everything figured out now, but this is another project that took a lot longer than I would have thought at the begining. The only problem starting on this hobby is the number of fixtures, jigs and accesories that you accumulate. I bet I have built a jig for almost every project I have ever done. And I am still at the point where if I can complete a project without needing a new jig, router biit, drill bit, etc. I literally rejoice.

-- RayCurtis





8 comments so far

View ShopTinker's profile

ShopTinker

881 posts in 1520 days


#1 posted 12-26-2010 07:19 AM

Building the jigs is half the fun. Unless you have a deadline for completion of the project, then it can be an annoyance. Nice sled.

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

View Todd A. Clippinger's profile

Todd A. Clippinger

8791 posts in 2851 days


#2 posted 12-26-2010 07:29 AM

Nice looking sled.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

View TheGravedigger's profile

TheGravedigger

963 posts in 2776 days


#3 posted 12-26-2010 02:56 PM

You’re wrong, my friend. The problem with this hobby is finding a way to store and organize all the jigs and accessories that you accumulate! But hey, that gives you an excuse to build storage for the shop, and meanwhile practice techniques you’ll use on other things.

Nice sled – I need to make one of those too!

-- Robert - Visit my woodworking blog: http://littlegoodpieces.wordpress.com

View toyguy's profile

toyguy

1373 posts in 2589 days


#4 posted 12-28-2010 03:48 AM

He who dies with the most toys “wins”

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

View steliart's profile

steliart

1816 posts in 1440 days


#5 posted 02-11-2011 02:14 PM

I agree with TheGravedigger.
Nice sled

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

16043 posts in 1618 days


#6 posted 02-11-2011 02:23 PM

That’s a real clean looking sled. Good work.

-- 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

View Dandog's profile

Dandog

250 posts in 1526 days


#7 posted 03-13-2011 05:41 AM

if I thought a jig would help me eat my dinner better I would make one.

-- life an woodworking is one big experiment

View Mosquito's profile

Mosquito

5191 posts in 1044 days


#8 posted 02-17-2012 06:31 PM

Simple, I like it. It looks perfect. I might have to make one for myself :-)

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase