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Couple a doodads I put together.

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Project by Mark posted 02-28-2013 03:06 AM 1755 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After hearing so much about cross cut sleds I figured I better give it a go. All I had handy was 3/4 Maple so she’s a tad heavy. However, now that I’ve used it several times, I find it to be a great asset. I did’nt do the 5 cuts like I was supposed to but it’s pretty damned square.

A bit before that I put together a tenon jig. It was a fun project to do and it works well but I find I can cut tenons faster with a piece of plywood clamped to the fence and my stock clamped to it. I apologize for the dorky pictures. My point and shoot is older than I am. Kinda.

-- Mark





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jeff

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#1 posted 02-28-2013 03:35 AM

nice additions to your shop and yea your table saw sled looks beefy…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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mloy365

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#2 posted 02-28-2013 12:42 PM

Couple of great lookin’ projects. You will come to wonder how you ever got by without a sled. Good job!

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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mtenterprises

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#3 posted 02-28-2013 08:50 PM

Did you use dados on your doodads? HeHeHe Just popped into my head. Ok forget it.
MIKE

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orinmed1

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#4 posted 02-28-2013 11:36 PM

Mark, Nice job! Love my sled, gotta build a new one for my new saw. Would you be willing to share more details on the contruction of your tenon jig? Thanks, have fun using them.

-- Still upright, sucking air and taking in nourishment.....it's a good day!

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Mark

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#5 posted 03-01-2013 02:19 AM

Orinmed1. I got the idea from a You Tube posting by Curtis Hajek called “Home made tenon jig part 1 (part 2,3 to follow). I just kinda scaled (faked) the dimensions. As I said it works not to bad, just be damned sure when yer finished your stock is bang on parallel to the blade, otherwise Mucho Problemo.

-- Mark

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#6 posted 03-01-2013 11:19 PM

great sled ,i built mine awhile back and the more i used it the more i liked it.now i bought a new ts last weekend so i have to build a new one now,which is fine cause i’ve wanted to make a couple of upgrades.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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