Yet another cross cut sled (November 2012)

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Project by JSB posted 11-12-2012 03:50 AM 1573 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I know there are hundreds of sleds on here, many much prettier than mine. But im just excited :) I upgraded to a new table saw this weekend so naturally I have to make a sled. Finally able to make accurate and SAFE crosscuts on panels. I havnt been able do to so for years after selling my last decent saw. Used the 5 cuts method. Its within tolerance. This wont be my final version for this saw, just used some scrap I had laying around. Last picture shows the new saw in front of the old saw :)

- Jay

link to the very best crosscut sled build tutorial:

-- Jay -

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#1 posted 11-12-2012 02:46 PM

I have the same saw, the only problem that I have had is making a zero clearance plate. The adjustment tabs are too close to the surface of the table.

-- "Design opportunity through numerical inexactitude."

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#2 posted 11-12-2012 03:38 PM

A sled makes life easier and more precise.

Well done.

Work Safely and have Fun. – Grandpa Len.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#3 posted 11-12-2012 11:31 PM

I like the guard on top, ill be adding that to mine. thanks for sharing

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#4 posted 11-13-2012 01:05 AM

great looking sled,looks like the one i built.i’m already thinking on how to build another.i’ve heard that they are addictive and believe it now.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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