When making the speaker jack plates yesterday I realized they were not square which was not something I could not accept. Even though they would be glued into the cabinet from the inside and no one would ever know it was not something I was going to let go. The solution? Build a small table saw sled for making accurate cross-cuts. A few minutes on You Tube and I decided to make a small one for now in order to keep the project moving and build a larger one later. I had some scrap wood laying around that just so happened to be perfect for this side project and in a matter of minutes I had it glued up and setting.
I laid out some saran wrap on the table saw and put pennies in the guide groove to raise the guide slightly.
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Then using a bead of PL I put the bed of the sled on top of that and used a brick to hold it down.
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I set a heater in the garage to keep things warm and used some other scrap pieces of plywood to help funnel the heat toward the pieces. Last night the temperatures dipped to 27 degrees and the rest of this week will be in the teens at night. The rest of the glue-ups will be done in the basement and I m hoping to have the cabinets done by this weekend.
Here's a picture of the underside of the sled which also shows the saran wrap and pennies I used.
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I still have to make the passing cut on the table saw and install the fence for the sled but that can be done in about an hour. Here's a video that i found to be very helpful in the process:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uE9f4bp_wm8