Dado sled

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Project by studeag posted 01-04-2011 05:34 AM 2745 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Good day,

I had to make legs for my metal lathe table, there is a lot of dados on each legs. I could have made them on my radial saw with my dado blade, but instead I decided to make them on my table saw. So I made myself a sled to do the dados as you can see on the pictures. It is an extremely solid table the way it is built.

Very easy to use and very precise.



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#1 posted 01-04-2011 07:14 AM

Great work, nice table

-- Norman

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#2 posted 01-04-2011 09:42 AM

i thought you were building one of those puzzles Matthias Wandel made on youtube

-- Ben L

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#3 posted 01-04-2011 11:49 AM

Very interesting, nice job.

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

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#4 posted 01-04-2011 12:33 PM

I bet that is a strong table. Great job! Thanks for posting.

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#5 posted 01-04-2011 03:08 PM

Looks like that sled would be useful for many applications. I like the bench design too..

Thanks for sharing

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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#6 posted 01-04-2011 08:24 PM

Lovely both the table and the sled.
Best thoughts,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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