Time-Saving Table Saw Accessory

I was having a problem cutting tenons on my table saw because the rip fence I was using as a stop wasn’t square with the table. The result was stepped shoulders. So I came up with a tenon-cutting sled that attaches to my table saw miter gauge (photo at below).

tenon-cutting sled

The sled is just a hardboard platform with a couple of wood fences. It uses a single point stop to gauge the length of the tenon. I drove a finish nail into a stop block and clamped it to the sled. Using the finish nail as a reference point for all the shoulder cuts results in perfect tenons every time.

Want more great tips?

By subscribing to Woodsmith Tips, you'll get free tips in your email inbox every week!


Share eTips with your friends

Think your friends would love these eTips?
Send them a link!

Woodsmith Shop TV Underwriters & Partners

Sponsoring Station

IPTV

Underwriting Provided By:

Advertise

Want to advertise your business with us?

Learn How Today

Feedback

Have comments about our show?
We’d love to hear your thoughts!

Send feedback

Additional Funding Provided By:

Titebond

Valued Partner

Tools for Opportunity