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Table Saw Cross Cut Sled Illustration by Mike Del Rizzo A cross cut sled enables you to cut material safely and accurately.This sled was made for a 10" Steel City Tool Works cabinet saw.You will need to customize your sled for your saw.
The size of the sled will depend on your needs.Many woodworkers build two - one for cutting large panels and another (as in the photo above) for smaller stock.For this sled to work, your table saw blade must be perfectly parallel to the mitre slots on the tabletop.
If your saw needs adjusting, refer to your saw's user manual.• Begin by cutting and milling ⅜" x ¾" hardwood stock for the two runners that will run in the table saw slots.They should slide without sticking, but not be loose.
A dense straight grained hardwood, like beech or maple, works best.You can also use polyethylene strips.• Cut the sled base to size.Half inch thick Baltic birch provides a stiff rigid base without significantly reducing the effective cutting depth.
(Note: make the runners and the base the same length).• Set the runners in the table saw slots, and place the base on top.Lock...