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Project by Chris Murphy posted 02-07-2013 04:23 PM 1587 views 10 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hi all
this is my version of the john nixon supersled.
i already had the sled built a while ago, but when i saw his video of his sled i thought i would add a few things to it as he had done, etc; stop blocks, mitre guides and the tenon jig that works with it.
its nowhere near as good as his one, but the price of making it suited me fine =£0, all done from scrap and some pallets.
the actual sled is made from the side of a filing cabinet that i was given.

hope it gives you some ideas for your sled.

cheers
chris…....

-- "it is better to live one day as a lion than a thousand as a sheep"





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 02-07-2013 04:38 PM

Nice work looks like a winner.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-07-2013 05:55 PM

Nice sled and well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 02-07-2013 10:56 PM

Great ideas incorporated there….thanks for sharing

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#4 posted 02-08-2013 11:38 AM

I love a good sled

-- I have the Saw Dust Fever

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#5 posted 02-09-2013 01:24 AM

I liked my simple sled …. until now :-) Nice job!
What did you make the fences out of? Is that 3/4 thick material?
Cheers

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#6 posted 02-09-2013 04:31 AM

That’s a really nice sled. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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