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Project by mrjllj68 posted 910 days ago 1926 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this table saw sled today. Not real fancy, but had a lot of fun doing it. I used a lot of the scraps I’ve had laying around for awhile. Next project is going to be some feather boards if anybody has any tips or plans. Thanks. Jon

-- Jon, Morgan UT





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Paul David Soto

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#1 posted 910 days ago

Looks dangerous…love it. Keep them fingers though.

-- - As a woodworker, it could be interesting sometimes waking up in the morning and asking, "Lord, what will you have me do today?" -Noah

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 910 days ago

Looks like it’s bigger than your table saw top? Usually there’s a support across the front,that would help it be more stable.
A real good effort Jon.

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 910 days ago

That should do the trick if that back rail is square with the blade. I think a bridge over the front end will help it stay together better when you take it off and on the saw. That is just about cut in two the way it is.
The longer guides are smart to keep it in alignment when drawn way back to load parts.
..............Jim

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#4 posted 909 days ago

That should really work nice on that Shopsmith! I love those things!

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mrjllj68

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#5 posted 909 days ago

Wow. Thanks for all the great help guys. I will definatley have to add a bridge across the front. I had made it extra wide thinking it might help compensate for the shopsmith’s small table size. One of these days I’ll just have to order the larger table saw deck. I’d probably already have it, but my wife keeps mumbling incoherently about light bills and mortgages or some such. I wish she’d understand that tools are atleast as important as 5 dollar coffees. Girls are weird. Anyways thanks for all the tips.

-- Jon, Morgan UT

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