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turning sled for t/saw
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Feb 18, 2011
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#1 posted 02-19-2011 12:22 AM
THAT IS CLEVER! To be remembered. From now, who needs a lathe for turning columns? Thanks for sharing.
As a guard, how about gluing/screwing a chunk of wood where the blade exits the sled so it won’t get through?
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#2 posted 02-19-2011 12:40 AM
Ingenious! Necessity may be the mother of invention, but you can rightfully claim to be one of the fathers. Thanks for sharing.
-- Ones' greatest strength is most often their greatest weakness.
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#3 posted 02-19-2011 12:56 AM
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#4 posted 02-19-2011 01:12 AM
That’s Brilliant! I’d have never thought of that…ever! Not once.
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#5 posted 02-19-2011 01:47 AM
very nice idea.
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#6 posted 02-19-2011 01:48 AM
Very well done. I don’t think I will build a copy though, I think the lathe would still beat it out for ease of finishing.If I didn’t have a lathe, that would certainly do the trick.
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#7 posted 02-19-2011 02:27 AM
that is one clever out of the box idea.thanks for sharingSteli
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#8 posted 02-19-2011 02:42 AM
Brilliant idea. If I didn’t have a lathe I’d build one
-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK
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#9 posted 02-19-2011 02:56 AM
If it where me, I’d use a cordless drill in lieu of the hand crank.
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#10 posted 02-19-2011 06:31 AM
Ingenious. Great idea. Gonna have to try this. Thanks for posting.
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#11 posted 02-19-2011 07:16 AM
Very cool idea!
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#12 posted 02-19-2011 07:27 AM
good words to live by ! thanks dave
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#13 posted 02-19-2011 12:59 PM
Nice, but wouldn’t it be easier (and safer) to use it on the router table with a large flat bottom bit?
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#14 posted 02-19-2011 01:15 PM
Ingenious! And the columns must be completely true, of constant diameter
Which prompts the thought that tapered columns could be made by offsetting the front support ?
(You might need self-aligning bearings – if they are not already being used)
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#15 posted 02-19-2011 04:16 PM
Very creative! Shifting the bearings side to side (opposite directions) would yield a range of shapes where the center of the column is narrower than the ends – if one ever needed that… Thanks for sharing.
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