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Easy-To-Build Crosscut Sled

By: Phil Huber
You may think that a crosscut sled is needed only for cutting wide panels. Not so, says Phil Huber. He built a small-scale sled to handle all of his everyday crosscutting needs. The result is smoother, cleaner cuts and reliable performance.

Get the step-by-step plans to build this Table Saw Crosscut Sled from

Standard cross cut sleds have one major drawback – the weight. The design of this sled helps reduce weight and make it smaller and easy-to-use.

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Its simple construction is easy to build and the aluminum fence that is secured with threaded knobs and a stop block make cross cuts accurate and repeatable. A tapered handle gives it a comfortable grip and the steel runner helps the sled slide smoothly in the miter slot.

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The plans walk you through building this table saw sled. This weekend woodworking project is a great way to improve the accuracy in your workshop.

Published: July 4, 2019
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