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Project by freddyaudiophile posted 03-25-2013 08:36 AM 1274 views 4 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Assorted jigs and sleds…

Cross-cut sled (1/2” Russian Birch plywood with oak braces; T-track)
Large panel sled (again with T-track for some shop-made stops)
90 degree glue-up helper (actually, a piece of white marker board glued onto a piece of 3/4” Russian Birch plywood)
Jig for ripping thin strips of whatever…
Cutting board glue-up jig

-- freddyaudiophile, Fredericton, NB, Canada





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Pinksteel

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#1 posted 03-25-2013 12:25 PM

That stop block system is a great idea. Where did you source the parts for it?

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freddyaudiophile

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#2 posted 03-25-2013 03:14 PM

It is just 2 pieces of oak from the scrap bin, secured with glue and 2 pocket hole screws underneath. There is a T-bolt coming up through a hole in the top, capped off with a washer and a knob. If I recall, the T-tracks, T-bolts and knobs came from Lee Valley. I have a few of these stop blocks made up for this sled, my large panel sled and some of my other jigs. I really like T-track; it surely beats messing around with clamps, little blocks of wood, etc.

I’ve seen some other cross-cut sled designs where folks have put T-tracks into the plywood base (running up/down and/or left/right), and also on the inner face of the rear brace/hand support. I guess it all depends on what you cut on the sled, right? :)

-- freddyaudiophile, Fredericton, NB, Canada

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