Returning Your Crosscut Sled to Pristine Condition
Reduce tearout and improve accuracy by maintaining zero clearance around the tablesaw blade
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The best way to avoid tearout from a tablesaw blade when using a crosscut sled is to maintain a zero-clearance kerf. Lon Schleining, author, stairbuilder, and woodworking instructor from Long Beach, California, shows his method for keeping the kerf of your crosscut sled snug to the blade, even after cutting miters and dadoes or making box joints. His solution guarantees an accurate kerf all the time.