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Project by TimWood posted 10-15-2012 12:11 PM 3489 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 10-15-2012 01:27 PM

That is a big one!

-- Fine Custom Woodwork since 1978

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#2 posted 10-15-2012 01:50 PM

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.

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#3 posted 10-15-2012 02:34 PM

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 10-15-2012 11:25 PM

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

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#5 posted 10-16-2012 12:58 AM

Very nice indeed

-- I have the Saw Dust Fever

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#6 posted 10-16-2012 01:04 AM

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

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#7 posted 10-16-2012 11:35 AM

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 12-03-2012 02:30 AM

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 12-16-2012 10:54 PM

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

-- Norman

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