A table saw sled (or cross cut sled) makes cutting wood against the grain safer, and much easier. There are lots of technical ways to approach making a table saw sled, but sometimes you just need a simple and elegant solution to a problem. This is possibly the easiest cross cutting sled you can make, and it still achieves accurate cuts.
Cross cutting sleds (in case you didn’t know) are used to cut against the grain of wood on a table saw, or cut very small pieces without fear of chopping your fingers off. Here are 11 Easy DIY Table Saw Sled Plans and Tips You Can Try To Make:
Build a Super-Precise Tablesaw Crosscut Sled
Tablesaw crosscut sleds are a great accessory for your tablesaw, making it easier to get consistently square and repeatable cuts than when using a miter gauge. Learn Matt Kenney’s “second fence” secret for a perfect crosscut sled. Build now.
DIY Tablesaw Cross Cut Sled
This DIY Tablesaw Cross Cut Sled disigned by Lumberjocks .
Base: 31” x 36” 3/4” Birch Ply
Front Fence: 5 3/4” x 36” Double Layer of 3/4” Birch Ply
Rear Fence: 5 3/4” x 36” 8/4 White Oak
Stop: Hard Maple 1” x 5 3/4” x 2 1/2”
Hardware: Incra TT+ Scale Track (rear fence), Incra 22” Miter Sliders,
Still to Come: Toggle Clamp assy’s for the fence. Build now.
Easy DIY Table Saw Sled
DIY Table saw crosscut sled
The sled is also useful when needing to make a cut on a chair or stool already assembled, or sometimes even an entire bookcase. Build now.
Delta hybrid table saw
DIY small table saw sled
Crosscut Sled From foldingrule
This simple project can be built in a couple of afternoons. A crosscut sled will increase safety, speed and accuracy of your crosscuts on the table saw. Build now.
Tablesaw Crosscut Sled By Niki
The idea is very simple, Niki makes part of the sled, cut the kerf and refer to it as a reference point or line to position the “Back Fence” square to the kerf by “locking” everything together. Build now.
Super Sled – Crosscut and Miter Sled
The Super Sled has all the benefits of original crosscut sled, including a t-track for adjustable stop blocks. The sled uses a flip stop, so you can keep the stop in the same place, but flip it up out of the way to make other cuts in between. Build now.
DIY Crosscut Sled By Woodmagazine
It replaces the wobbly miter gauge, and reduces tear-out by closing the gap in the saw s wide-open throat plate. You also could modify the sled for use with a stationary tablesaw. Build Now.
Cross-Cut Sled From reclaimed wood
Using reclaimed wood to make Cross Cut Sled table saw is the one of a reliant ideas. Build now.
Using a Crosscut Sled
A crosscut sled not only increases the safety of working with a tablesaw, it also increases the versatility of the tool itself. More detail of how to use crosscut sled.