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  1. #1
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    Apr 2007
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    TS Sled Support - Very Simple

    I mentioned using the miter slot on my router table in a thread to Steve Shouthwood the other day. This is a silly little third-hand sort of a helper but I use it frequently.

    I grabbed and old stain color-sample board as it happened to have a consistent topcoat on it despite being multi-colored . I milled it to match the thickness of my tablesaw sleds.

    If I am milling thin or long stock that tends to sag, I set the t-nuts into the t-slotted miter track on the router table and give 'em a twist.

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    If I am hanging off the other end, the recessed magnets hold the board still and provides a little support.

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    I know, kinda goofy but, it gets used more than I would have thought.
    Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
    - Arthur C. Clarke

  2. #2
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    May 2007
    Kansas City, Missouri
    Great idea Glenn! Adding that to my file.

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    Nov 2007


    A vary nice idea!
    SOMEDAY is not a day of the week

  4. #4
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    Dec 2008
    Santa Claus, In
    Nice job of using one tool as support for others.

  5. #5
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    Aug 2007
    Reno NV
    Not goofy at all, I will probably be using a variation of that today...

    Thanks for the tip!

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