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I just finished this 2 in 1 crosscut sled today! It was suppose to be a 3 in1, but the third part is a tenon jig which I already have. The plan came from Shopnotes, Tools & Jigs: Plan, Tips,Techniques!
-- Snookie, Jasper,GA
Aug 15, 2011
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#1 posted 08-16-2011 02:08 AM
Wow! Very Nice!
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#2 posted 08-16-2011 02:21 AM
Thanks, there were times that it was frustrating for me because the plan “assumed” I knew more than I do, but when I was “stumped” on how to do what they wanted me to do, I paced & smoked until the answer came to me!
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#3 posted 08-16-2011 05:38 AM
Looks like you did a great job.
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#4 posted 08-16-2011 11:35 AM
Well done looks great!
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#5 posted 08-16-2011 02:04 PM
I love sleds! This one is nice!
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#6 posted 08-16-2011 02:12 PM
Thanks for sharing!!!
-- Chris N, Westford, MA - "If you won't eat something from your fridge that turned green...why would you eat something that started out that way?"
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#7 posted 08-16-2011 02:54 PM
very nice universal sled. shopnotes are gr8
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#8 posted 08-16-2011 04:35 PM
Looks great! I’m getting ready to make a new sled, and would love to see more pictures & details. Looks like it adjust to cut miters, etc. but I can’t imagine how that works.
Is that issue of shop notes still available?
-- Davis B - Baker Wood Classics - "Making the Antiques of Tomorrow'
#9 posted 08-16-2011 05:36 PM
I just went online and it is still available. Go to http://www.ShopNotesSpecials.comThe name of the issue is Tools & Jigs: Plans,Tips, Techniques.
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#10 posted 08-16-2011 06:36 PM
I’ve got to build a new sled, myself. Thanks for the nice work example!
-- I'm not crying... That's dust in my eyes!
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#11 posted 08-16-2011 08:14 PM
Good-looking sled. You can never have enough sleds but what are the other functions? I only see 4 extra T-Nut inserts and that looks like a one piece fence so this can’t be for dado?
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#12 posted 08-16-2011 09:16 PM
It is a crosscut sled, and the fence is two separate pieces that slide together. Then the fence moves apart to do miter cuts. There is a third part, which I didn’t make because I didn’t need it. The third part is a tenon jig! The plans actually called it a 3-in-1 sled, but mine is a 2-in-1 sled because I didn’t make the third part! :-)
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#13 posted 06-25-2013 03:38 PM
You did a great job on the sled, Snookie : )
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#14 posted 06-25-2013 05:18 PM
Looks like a very nice work done, congrats!Could you please tell the number of Shopnotes edition where you found the plans? Or maybe a link to them, if they are publicly available?Thank you!!!
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