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It’s perhaps one of the most-often used jigs in any workshop, yet if your crosscut sled is out of square, you might as well toss it in the scrap bin. If you’ve struggled to build a simple, accurate sled in the past, look no further-take your pick from our online collection and get building!
Foolproof Crosscut Sleds
Crosscut sleds have always been a bit tricky to make. The runners needs to fit the miter slots securely, and the rear fence needs to be perfectly square to the blade. Neither technique is a piece of cake, but Alan Turner’s basic design makes both of them accessbile. Learn how to build a sled that’s perfectly square to the blade, and stays that way.
Build a Super-Precise Tablesaw Crosscut Sled
Learn Fine Woodworking senior editor Matt Kenney’s “second fence secret” for a hassle-free crosscut sled that can be built in under an hour.
Crosscut Sled for the Tablesaw
Woodworker David Pruett’s sled even includes a T-track on the fence for an easy-to-adjust stop block that’s always at-the-ready.
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Kezurou-kai Mini, or NYC KEZ for short, is a gathering in which craftsmen and enthusiasts come together to celebrate Japanese style woodworking.
Fast, fun approach to making a comfortable, casual seat
In this video Michael finishes the first of the three boxes. Gluing-up, planing, sanding and finishing bring a new piece of art to the world.
In this video Michael starts work on the second box, a carved and painted Saddle lid box.
Michael begins carving the saddle lid box with his ripple pattern along the top. Then turns to his 5/30 gouge to texture the sides of the box. This isn't work…
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