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Project by AlBCuttnWud posted 909 days ago 2659 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s two carrier boxes I did a while back. For things like this I normal draw out on newspaper and use an adjustable protractor to determine the angles. A true table saw miter sled makes the joints seamless.

-- -Al, Patuxent River, MD





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Tomcat1066

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#1 posted 908 days ago

As a Navy guy myself, I have to say that I like it :)

-- "Give me your poor tools, your tired steel, your huddled masses of rust." Yep, I ripped off the Statue of Liberty. That's how I roll!

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AlBCuttnWud

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#2 posted 908 days ago

Tomcat…are you an Oceana guy or Miramar? I have a Grim Reaper etched in my back for life…..it sounded good at the time….about 23 years ago…that is…ha.

-- -Al, Patuxent River, MD

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Tomcat1066

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#3 posted 908 days ago

Actually, I was a corpsman. The nickname came from high school…though I did want to be an aviator. I spent most of my time near Oceana though ;)

-- "Give me your poor tools, your tired steel, your huddled masses of rust." Yep, I ripped off the Statue of Liberty. That's how I roll!

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Mike R.

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#4 posted 907 days ago

riddle me this bat man, i wonder how many navy guys we have here active reserve and retired ?

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Tomcat1066

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#5 posted 907 days ago

Probably quite a few, I suspect.

-- "Give me your poor tools, your tired steel, your huddled masses of rust." Yep, I ripped off the Statue of Liberty. That's how I roll!

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dust4tears

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#6 posted 615 days ago

<~~~Izzzzz retired Navy DC1...(medically ret. but, retired nonetheless)

That is bad ass too~

-- Ride hard or go home~

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AlBCuttnWud

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#7 posted 614 days ago

Thanks Dust.

-- -Al, Patuxent River, MD

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PASs

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#8 posted 583 days ago

Nice,
Is the front cut glass, or plexiglass?
What sled do you use?
Tks

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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AlBCuttnWud

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#9 posted 583 days ago

one is glass and one is plexi…lexan actually. I had a local glass place cut the one and I cut the other with the band saw.

sled? If you are talking miter sled…I use an Incra one.

-- -Al, Patuxent River, MD

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