TS Miter Sled

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Project by FreezFurn posted 11-29-2012 03:18 AM 4669 views 90 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a miter sled that I built because I was sick and tired of cutting miters that had gaps. As you can see now, no gaps in this new miter. I build frames for posters, so I had to make it pretty large. Each fence is two feet long with a T-slot that I routed in the face. For longer boards, just clamp an extension to the fence with a stop on it and you are in business. This sled works great from my old Powermatic Artisan TS. The funky shape is so that I could cut down on the weight. I store it by hanging it from the rafters using the holes and the end of each wing. The primary design came from Woodsmith Shop design plan that I found online at Woodsmith Miter Sled Plan.

-- Andy (Father, Math Teacher, Coach, and occasionally... Woodworker) "You must build this Tabernacle and its furnishings exactly according to the pattern I will show you." Exodus 25:9

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#1 posted 11-29-2012 03:28 AM

Very nicely done.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#2 posted 11-29-2012 03:40 AM

Nice, reminds me I need to get pictures and post of the jig I use to assemble boxes and frames.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#3 posted 11-29-2012 04:04 AM

Very nice project : )

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#4 posted 11-29-2012 04:13 AM

Thanks for the post I am looking to make one soon. It gives me some good Ideas,

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#5 posted 11-29-2012 04:30 AM

looks great…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#6 posted 11-29-2012 04:32 AM

It looks impresive!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 11-29-2012 05:22 AM

I built a similar one and it works great,nice work.

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#8 posted 11-29-2012 12:48 PM

nice sled

-- Joel

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#9 posted 11-29-2012 02:20 PM

Great sled! I’m sure it’ll serve you well.

-- "Keep thy airspeed up, lest the earth come from below and smite thee." - William Kershner

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#10 posted 11-29-2012 04:46 PM

LOVE IT !!! some that I got to make no lol thank you for showing us love it got to make it lol

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#11 posted 11-29-2012 05:06 PM

That’s a real good looking jig and I bet it works great.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#12 posted 11-29-2012 06:09 PM

Sleek. Reminds me of a stealth bomber.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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#13 posted 11-29-2012 06:14 PM

Great way to shave a few pounds and boost the ‘cool factor’ too!

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#14 posted 11-29-2012 06:45 PM

I am starting to make a few picture frames and the miter saw is close but I like this better.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#15 posted 11-29-2012 07:38 PM

Very nice. Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott in Texas

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