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A copy of a super sled

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Project by aldente posted 08-03-2009 03:50 AM 4423 views 15 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I liked John Dixon’s some much, I made one. All three of the stops have micro adjusters. Flip stopand tenoning jig to come. It works great.

-- Rodd, Texas grandpa





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#1 posted 08-03-2009 04:14 AM

Hey Rodd great job .you’ll get a lot of good use from this puppy

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#2 posted 08-03-2009 04:44 AM

Nice project thanks for the post!!!

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#3 posted 08-03-2009 05:14 AM

That is pretty super.

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#4 posted 08-03-2009 12:00 PM

Rodd, that is a nice rendition of the sled that John posted. I am sure you will find, now that you are using it, to be one of those tools that you just don’t know how you got along before without it.

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#5 posted 08-03-2009 12:30 PM

Had one of them when I had my cabinet shop. Really a handy jig. But mine was not as fancy as yours. I like yours much better. Nice job.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#6 posted 08-03-2009 06:07 PM

Gotta get one how much did it cost you to build and how long did it take ?

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#7 posted 08-04-2009 07:27 AM

Nice sled. Can you share where you got the hardware from?

Lloyd

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#8 posted 08-04-2009 12:58 PM

thanks all for your comments. Matt,the cost on this is hard to say. Some of the items I had to buy at woodcraft. I had a good portion of the things that where needed. You never know when a special jig will get that certain project done with a greater ease and tolerance. Just for that reason I keep shop stock items, like knobs and 1/4-20’s. So as far as the cost, a guestamation of maybe $75.00 would be pretty close.

-- Rodd, Texas grandpa

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#9 posted 08-04-2009 04:49 PM

must be great to get an employee discount !

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#10 posted 08-04-2009 09:25 PM

That is a great version of John Dixion’s super sled. I made one also close to his design. I like the idea of micro adjusters. It will works as well as mine. You will love it. Since building mine I hardy ever take it off the saw. I been using it as I am now building a mulit function cabinet for my tablesaw. My super sled is cutting so accurate. Hate I waited so long to build one. May yours bring you many years of great accurate cutting.

-- Mark, Katy, Texas, Did they give Noah a hardtime about the wood boat in his driveway

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#11 posted 08-08-2009 09:29 PM

nice sled aldente. Im in the process of brainstorming for ideas for miter cut jigs. Looks like that will work nicely. Thanks for the post.

-- RKWoods

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