Yet Another Table Saw Sled

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Project by TimWood posted 681 days ago 2652 views 9 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve needed to build a sled for a long time…glad I did, it’s a good time and materials investment. I love the stop blocks – just measure to the kerf, tighten the stop block and cut….the massive right side fence is a screw up. I meant the extra for the left side of the fence but hey, use it and see if it works. SYP fences, Kreg aluminum runners, maple stop blocks and tung oil. BTW….using Marc Spagnulo’s 5 cut method, it was .003” out of square….leave it alone!!! Thanks for looking.
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-- Tim Harrelson

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#1 posted 681 days ago

That is a big one!

-- Fine Custom Woodwork since 1978

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#2 posted 681 days ago

That’s a big sled! Good job, keep up the good work! A good TS sled is nice to have even if you have a CMS, or a RAS.

-- If I can do can you! -AJswoodshop

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#3 posted 681 days ago

That’s a good size sled, I thought the 5 cut method was devolved by William Ng ?

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 680 days ago

Awesome.. I really like it.. I need one of these..
Thanks for sharing.

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#5 posted 680 days ago

Very nice indeed

-- I have the Saw Dust Fever

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#6 posted 680 days ago

great sled.working on building one currently,between a couple of projects going on.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#7 posted 680 days ago

Ng may have developed it. I just learned it from Marc.
The sled’s bigger than most that I see, but so far, I like having the room on both sides. If I’m using the sled, the fence is non-functional so it doesn’t really matter if the sled’s 20 inches wide, or 40. Larger just gives me more options.

-- Tim Harrelson

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#8 posted 632 days ago

Great sled! Personally, I think having that extra on the right side is well worth it. While I do have a 38in left side on my sled and less on the right, there are times I could use more sled on the right. It will come in handy.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#9 posted 618 days ago

Wonderful sled there Tim, I am building one now. 37×16, Hope to finish Monday or Tuesday.

-- Norman

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