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Project by SteveW posted 12-15-2012 03:01 AM 2662 views 19 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a tablesaw cutoff sled for my new Delta tablesaw, and finally got around to building one.
It’s amazing how many pages you get when you search for “Sled” ... wow With many thanks to John Nixon’s Eaglelakewoodworking, and many others on this board who inspired
my ideas…
Now I need a flipstop, and a couple other goodies…
This sled was 1/2” melamine for the base, with a Rosewood front fence, and a redwood
laminated rear fence… and I added a couple Rockler pieces for functionality.
Blade catcher/stop block at the rear is next…

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! SteveW





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#1 posted 12-15-2012 04:04 AM

Looks like you will get years of use, from you “slick” sled!!!

A sled is on my very long “To-Do” list. This helps to motivate me and move it up the list.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 12-15-2012 04:29 AM

Very slick Steve

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#3 posted 12-15-2012 04:32 AM

Wonderful looking sled

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#4 posted 12-15-2012 04:34 PM

Crisp and clean …very nice looking sled.

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#5 posted 12-15-2012 06:14 PM

good looking sled, I like the hold downs

check this site out for squaring up your sled

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbG-n--LFgQ&feature=endscreen&NR=1

-- Smitty!!!

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#6 posted 12-15-2012 06:29 PM

great sled ,my old one is worn out the runners and am just going to build a new one the references you gave are good ones ,thanks for sharing and a great job

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#7 posted 12-15-2012 10:13 PM

Nice touch adding the rosewood. Looks good.

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com

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#8 posted 12-16-2012 12:11 AM

Great super sled, I loved that video. Well done. Should serve you well steve.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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