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This compact miter- and crosscut sled is made in furniture grade plywood for stability and durability.The black high-traction tape deliver a secure grip.When not in use, the sled is placed in arm’s length, on the leftside of the table saw base.
Jan 06, 2014
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#1 posted 01-06-2014 08:06 PM
That’s an awesome sled. I built a basic crosscut sled and used the “5 cut test” to ensure a fair degree of accuracy.
What did you do to ensure the 45 degree faces were accurate?
-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA
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#2 posted 01-06-2014 09:59 PM
I too have built a basic cross cut sled and had to make the fence adjustable to get a perfect square with the 5 cut method. Did you nail the set up the first time or is there adjustments that can be made to get perfect 45’s ?
-- Correlation is not causation but I did loose my Doctor !!!
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#3 posted 01-06-2014 11:16 PM
Ya just had to go and make my shop “to-do” list even longer, didn’t you!!! ;^)
-- 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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#4 posted 01-07-2014 12:35 AM
That is phenomenal!
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#5 posted 01-07-2014 02:23 AM
Best most thoughtful sled I’ve seen. I will have one of those. Thank you so much.
-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon
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#6 posted 01-07-2014 02:50 AM
Nice sled. Added to favorites. Thanks for posting.
-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com
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#7 posted 01-07-2014 03:18 AM
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#8 posted 01-07-2014 03:28 AM
Good idea, but how much cross-cutting width do you have with it? Doesn’t look more than a few inches which I guess if you’re doing just picture frame stock is all you really need.
Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop
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#9 posted 01-07-2014 04:10 AM
That is a really innovative way to multitask the use of a miter sled and a cc sled. Great job and way to think outside the box!
-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK
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#10 posted 01-07-2014 04:19 AM
That charged me up! I have “two” sleds in a tiny shop. Your little gem will buy me some wall space possibly… Hmmm… Nice incorporating two into one. Looks fantastic! Nice work and thanks for sharing with us.
-- God bless! Freddo (Northern - NJ) Our Creator designed us to create - so use WOOD!
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#11 posted 01-07-2014 01:51 PM
ive been wanting to build one for quite some time now but worried about getting it perfect. i already have a miter saw that doesnt want to cut a perfect 45 for me so i dont need another!
-- "the hard jobs will take a while..the impossible will take a bit longer"
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#12 posted 01-07-2014 05:04 PM
-- - Martin
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#14 posted 01-08-2014 10:19 PM
-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas
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#15 posted 01-17-2014 08:53 PM
I like the 2 pieces of plywood as a blade guard rather than a 2×4 per usual.
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