Build a Simple Crosscut Sled for the Tablesaw
Essential jig ensures square cuts
Synopsis: Woodworking goes better when angles are precise, true, and consistent. Gary Rogowski’s tablesaw crosscut sled can help ensure this result. He uses the jig to produce square ends on stock, make consistent repeat cuts, cut precise angles, and cut a variety of joints. He relies on the jig to help him do all of this work safely and with greater accuracy. Rogowski’s sled is a versatile tool with a few carefully assembled parts. Its accuracy relies on close-fitting hardwood runners and a square fence.
It’s a euclidean world, darn the luck. woodworking goes better when angles are precise, true, and above all, consistent. “Consistently off” may be how your work has been going until now, but making a tablesaw crosscut sled can fix many crosscutting woes. My sled is a focal point of my shop. with it, I can produce square ends on stock. I can clamp…