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Project by A.Scott posted 01-08-2013 04:43 PM 2120 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Ok here is my first entry and my first project…thanks goes out to Steve Ramsey who inspired me to build this Table Saw Sled.

As you can see I took this while I had the ‘safety box’ clamped. Anyway, I loved the idea of having a stop block to allow me to cut (small) pieces at the same length. So I cut a dado into the 2×4 with my new table saw then I glued a 1/4” thick piece of recycled paneling to it and cut a slot big enough for the bolt to slide through. Now I admit I goofed and realized a little too late that I should have made the dado cut a little deeper and just last night I noticed the 1/4” piece of wood coming loose on the left and right side. I am already planning helping that wood get off the 2×4 and then I will use some scrap 3/8” plywood to replace it.





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whitebeast88

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#1 posted 01-08-2013 04:52 PM

one will be one of the most useful tools in your shop.

since i built mine i’ve used it more than i thought i would.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 01-08-2013 06:39 PM

Good job a super add on to any table saw .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-09-2013 10:36 AM

I agree with the others here, having recently built one or the exact same saw. It is a useful tool that does a lot to increase accuracy and safety.

Looks like a great job was done and thanks for reminding me where my original inspiration came from – I need to give WWMM a lot more credit than I do!

-- “Weird heroes and mould-breaking champions exist as living proof to those who need it that the tyranny of 'the rat race' is not yet final.” ― Hunter S. Thompson

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#4 posted 01-11-2013 07:43 PM

Yeah WWMM has some interesting ideas

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