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Project by kiefer posted 02-19-2011 12:06 AM 13947 views 41 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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turning sled for t/saw

-- Kiefer 松





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Bricofleur

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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?

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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jpwatson

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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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bvdon

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#3 posted 02-19-2011 12:56 AM

Nice one!

-- http://woodwork.me

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Geoff Simpson

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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.

-- I got sawdust in my everwhere

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bigike

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#5 posted 02-19-2011 01:47 AM

very nice idea.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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jeepturner

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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.

-- Mel,

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steliart

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#7 posted 02-19-2011 02:27 AM

that is one clever out of the box idea.
thanks for sharing
Steli

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

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tdv

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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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ChunkyC

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#9 posted 02-19-2011 02:56 AM

Nice!

If it where me, I’d use a cordless drill in lieu of the hand crank.

cc

-- Chunk's Workshop pictures: http://spadfest.rcspads.com/thumbnails.php?album=135

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woodworkerscott

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#10 posted 02-19-2011 06:31 AM

Ingenious. Great idea. Gonna have to try this. Thanks for posting.

-- " 'woodworker'.....it's a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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DaveTPilot

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#11 posted 02-19-2011 07:16 AM

Very cool idea!

-- How valuable is time to a person who spends his disparaging the beliefs of others? --David Berthelette www.pilotwoodworks.com

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kiefer

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#12 posted 02-19-2011 07:27 AM

good words to live by !
thanks dave

kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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#13 posted 02-19-2011 12:59 PM

Hi Keifer.

Nice, but wouldn’t it be easier (and safer) to use it on the router table with a large flat bottom bit?

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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Don Johnson

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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)

-- Don, Somerset UK, http://www.donjohnson24.co.uk

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sras

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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.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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