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Project by woodman88 posted 03-14-2012 12:06 AM 3915 views 15 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this about a year ago I seen it in one of my magazines that I get but I forget which one it was.Like most of us I get 4 or 5 monthly.I have a larger one for large panels but I wanted something alittle smaller with a nice fence and stop.IT is 4ft long and has a box joint jig attachment to go with it.This has been really nice for repettative cuts.





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woodman88

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#1 posted 03-14-2012 01:35 AM

ok so I just found where I seen the plans I purchased from PLANSNOW .COM I didn’t mention but with 2 knobs on back it breaks down to 2ft

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#2 posted 03-14-2012 01:57 AM

Here is the crosscut sled plans: http://plansnow.com/dn3107.html

-- "I work so I can fish"!

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#3 posted 03-14-2012 11:17 AM

Cool, gotta make me one if these.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#4 posted 03-14-2012 06:46 PM

Mighty fine….a good sled is a “must have” in any woodshop…...Stellar job on the sled…..Carry on..!!!!

-- At my age, an "all--nighter" is not having to get up and pee...!!!

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#5 posted 03-15-2012 12:24 AM

I believe I seen it in an episode of Woodsmith Workshop on the Create Channel. The hardware is from Rockler. Looks good. Thinking of making one for myself.

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#6 posted 03-15-2012 12:41 AM

Never have seen a practical value in a sled.——-??? Does it replace some other tool or what.

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best

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#7 posted 03-15-2012 12:44 AM

actually the harware is all KREG except for the threaded inserts and knobs they are from Hartville tool

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Luke

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#8 posted 03-15-2012 12:45 AM

Woodsmith shop made that on one of their episodes, I believe you can also get the plans FREE from woodsmithshop.com if I/m not mistaken.

Luke

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#9 posted 03-15-2012 12:54 AM

I have several different sleds they are great to have ,If you haven’t used one it might be hard to appreciate their value :))
Good job woodman great looking sled.

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#10 posted 03-15-2012 01:17 AM

So true Jim I have several also but use this one the most. I made the box joint attachment that came with the plan but have only used it once it is awesome too.
I built my first one 25yrs ago which Norm Abrahm made

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#11 posted 03-19-2012 01:51 AM

Here are the free plans from woodsmith for any future readers.
http://www.woodsmithshop.com/download/403/precisioncrosscutsled.pdf

I found it linked from this LJ post.
http://lumberjocks.com/topics/27084

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