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Crosscut round stock on a band saw or table saw using this V-block jig with a guide strip to fit the miter gauge slot.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER May-Jun 1989 (v.5#3) pg. 10

Make your own table saw cutoff box. Sliding crosscut table makes perfectly square cuts on any size stock. Includes an adjustable stop block for repetitive cuts.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #14 May-Jun 1990 pg. 14
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER #15 Jul-Aug 1990 pg. 4
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER #17 Nov-Dec 1990 pg. 4
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER #18 Jan-Feb 1991 pg. 4
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER #22 Sep-Oct 1991 pg. 4

Table saw cut-off boxes. Make safe, precise crosscuts even on long or wide stock. Two designs shown.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #40 Oct 1994 pg. 31

Sheet metal apron attaches to a miter gauge and acts as a rolling table when cutting short pieces of stock.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #51 Apr 1996 pg. 26

Quick, accurate way to cut small pieces to identical length on a table saw using a miter gauge equipped with a wooden fence and a stop block.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #54 Oct 1996 pg. 30

Sliding crosscut table to make for a table saw allows accurate cuts in stock up to 32" wide.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #60 Aug 1997 pg. 96

Sliding panel-trimmer jig for a table saw.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #66 Jun 1998 pg. 32

The ultimate shop-built crosscut sled. Features include replaceable fence insert, sacrificial hardwood throat plate, removable see-through blade guard, laminate top and bottom surfaces, etc.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #75 Oct 1999 pg. 38
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER #78 Feb 2000 pg. 17

Simple table saw sled for small jobs.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #82 Oct 2000 pg. 110

Make a simple panel-cutting jig for your table saw.
AUDIOXPRESS Apr 2003 (v.34#4) pg. 38

Crosscutting sled for a table saw features low-friction plastic runners.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Winter 2002 (v.25#3) pg. 34

Build a "float" jig for a table saw. This jig will support work much better than a miter gauge for making accurate 90-degree cuts on wood up to 24" wide.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1981 (v.4#10) pg. 6

Sliding cut-off box. Typical dimensions and tips on making your own.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1990 (v.13#10) pg. 11

Crosscut platform or "sled" for a table saw facilitates making accurate angle cuts.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1994 (v.17#6) pg. 22
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1994 (v.17#8) pg. 8

Adjustable cut-off jig for a table saw lets you tweak the angle of the fence until the cut is a perfect 90-degrees.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1997 (v.20#4) pg. 9

Tip shows how to make a simple crosscut guide for a table saw.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #315 Feb 1991 (v.41#2) pg. 100

Table saws, beyond the basic cuts. How to cut tapers, raised panels, a straight edge, repetitive cross cuts and cross cuts on wide boards.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #317 Apr 1991 (v.41#4) pg. 6

Table saw cut-off box has a plywood bed and shaped 2x4s for the trailing fence.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #367 Apr 1996 (v.46#4) pg. 24

Fence board attached to two miter gauges recommended when crosscutting long boards and wide pieces of plywood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #378 May 1997 (v.47#5) pg. 26

Table saw tools. Simple jigs that turn a table saw into a safe and precise crosscutting tool. How to make sliding tables for ripping, crosscutting, and cutting scarf joints.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #53 Apr-May 1989 pg. 58

An inexpensive all-wood sliding crosscut fixture for table saws. Will cut panels up to 4- ft. wide with reasonable accuracy.
FINE WOODWORKING #19 Nov-Dec 1979 pg. 16

Cutoff box is superior to a miter gauge for simple 90-degree cutoff work on the table saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #19 Nov-Dec 1979 pg. 21

Tip: Get square crosscuts by making two cuts. The second and final cut should be only half the kerf in width.
FINE WOODWORKING #23 Jul-Aug 1980 pg. 12

Accurate and simple way to crosscut plywood panels or boards that are too wide to use the miter gauge.
FINE WOODWORKING #29 Jul-Aug 1981 pg. 14

Shop built sliding table for a small circular saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #51 Mar-Apr 1985 pg. 70

Shop-made crosscut saw. Table slides smoothly on linear-motion bearings.
FINE WOODWORKING #59 Jul-Aug 1986 pg. 46
Correction FINE WOODWORKING #60 Sep-Oct 1986 pg. 6

Sliding carriage for a table saw lets you crosscut large panels.
FINE WOODWORKING #62 Jan-Feb 1987 pg. 12
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #66 Sep-Oct 1987 pg. 6

Auxiliary sliding table for a table saw features a built-in hold-down. Ideal for cutting small parts on a large table saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #70 May-Jun 1988 pg. 8

Custom shop made miter gauge fence expands a table saw's crosscutting capacity and accuracy, and provides a sliding drop stop for repeat cuts.
FINE WOODWORKING #88 May-Jun 1991 pg. 78

A table saw crosscut box is made from plywood and features a built-in see-through blade guard.
FINE WOODWORKING #89 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 72

After-market miter gauges and sliding tables. What is available and tips on their use.
FINE WOODWORKING #93 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 74
Correction FINE WOODWORKING #94 May-Jun 1992 pg. 10

Sliding cut-off table equipped with adjustable fence, adjustable stop, and a toggle clamp to facilitate cutting small pieces.
FINE WOODWORKING #93 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 78

Make a sliding table for a table saw that has a 32" crosscut capacity and an adjustable fence which makes it ideal for multiple crosscutting and for mitering. Est. cost: $100.
FINE WOODWORKING #101 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 51

One-stop cutting station. Sliding crosscut box and accessory jigs handles crosscuts, tenons and miters.
FINE WOODWORKING #107 Jul-Aug 1994 pg. 40

How to set the back fence on a table saw cutoff box perfectly square to the cut line.
FINE WOODWORKING #116 Jan-Feb 1996 pg. 16

Table saw cutoff box features ball-bearing glides, an acrylic base and Teflon tape to reduce friction.
FINE WOODWORKING #117 Mar-Apr 1996 pg. 16

Technique for correctly aligning and attaching the miter gauge slot runners to a sliding table.
FINE WOODWORKING #119 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 12

A table saw sled for precision crosscutting. A well-made sled serves as the basis for cutting accurate miters, crosscuts, and tenons.
FINE WOODWORKING #128 Jan-Feb 1998 pg. 66
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #129 Mar-Apr 1998 pg. 10

Three jigs for squaring panels, crosscutting and mitering.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #416 Jan 1963 (v.59) pg. 112

Miter gauge extension for a table saw provides support when crosscutting long work and has an adjustable stop when cutting many pieces of similar length.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #653 Oct 1982 (v.78) pg. 58

A universal sliding table for table saws.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #664 Sep 1983 (v.79) pg. 61

Table sawing of wide panels is assisted by attaching a guide strip to the bottom of the panel which then rides in the miter gauge slot.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1977 (v.148#2) pg. 112

The workshop of master craftsman Harold Ionson (Westwood, Mass) is profiled. Includes plans for a wood and aluminum sliding-table miter gauge for a table saw.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1983 (v.160#1) pg. 90

3 saw fixtures that help cut oversize stock. (1) Table saw cutoff box helps you cut large panels of plywood without assistance. (2) Knock-down version of a radial saw extension table. (3) Band saw extension table is 36" in diameter.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1984 (v.161#5) pg. 98

Sliding table (cross-cut table) facilitates cutting wide panels square.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1991 (v.168#11) pg. 96

Tip on table saw cross-grain cutting without splitting by making two passes.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #52 Jan 1990 (v.9#4) pg. 12

Sliding miter table cross-cut jig for a table saw includes a pivoting front fence for use when cutting miter joints.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #55 Jul 1990 (v.10#1) pg. 74

Table saw master jig. Auxiliary sliding table accepts various attachements and jigs for crosscutting, dadoing, mitering, and tenoning.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #76 Jan 1994 (v.13#4) pg. 70

The perfect miter sled for a table saw. This jig will make perfectly square cutoffs, cut any miter from 0 to 50-degrees, micro-adjusts square to the blade, and works on the right side of the blade. Est. cost: $35.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #111 Nov 1999 (v.19#5) pg. 30

Miter gauge extension, sliding table, mitering jig, tenoning jig and tapering jig for a table saw.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS #213 Jan 1963 (v.34#1) pg. 88

Perfect crosscutting on a table saw. Advice on making adjustments, standard procedures, and using auxiliary fence and stop block.
SHOPNOTES #1 Jan 1992 (v.1) pg. 12

Shop-built sliding table facilitates straight, accurate crosscuts on wide panels. This accessory replaces the left extension wing on your table saw. The sliding table will crosscut up to 24" wide panels and is held securely in place when pulled fully out.
SHOPNOTES #15 May 1994 (v.3) pg. 16

Tip on using a piece of angle iron (clamped to the bottom of the work piece) in place of the rip fence when crosscutting a large panel.
SHOPNOTES #17 Sep 1994 (v.3) pg. 29

Sliding cutoff table for making cross cuts. Accessories for the table include (1) Pivoting adjustable fence for making angled cuts. (2) A pair of stop blocks for making identical multiple cuts. (3) Two removable inserts (for 90- and 45-degree cuts) that reduce bottom chipout. (4) Wood block and two stops prevent blade from being exposed at end of a cut.
SHOPNOTES #27 May 1996 (v.5) pg. 16

Sliding crosscut table for a table saw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #60 Apr 1993 (v.10#3) pg. 47

Universal table saw jig features a sliding table, laser-engraved angle scales, easy-to-adjust hold-downs, infinitely positionable auxiliary fence, etc.
WOOD MAGAZINE #93 Dec 1996 (v.13#9) pg. 70, Insert
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #117 Oct 1999 (v.16#6) pg. 36 (T-slot hardware alternative)

Using an auxiliary fence mounted to table saw miter gauge and a Quick-Grip clamp helps keep crosscuts square.
WOOD MAGAZINE #95 Feb 1997 (v.14#2) pg. 13

Precision stop for a miter gauge extension (or as an addition to a sliding table saw jig).
WOOD MAGAZINE #97 Jun 1997 (v.14#4) pg. 20

Panel-cutting sled for a table saw features an adjustable stop.
WOOD MAGAZINE #114 Apr 1999 (v.16#3) pg. 16
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #126 Sep 2000 (v.17#6) pg. 10

Panel-cutting sled features a built-in holddown clamp made from the ratchet assembly found on a bar-style caulking gun.
WOOD MAGAZINE #116 Aug 1999 (v.16#5) pg. 22

Sliding table add-on. This shop-built crosscutting accessory fits on table saws with left sides unobstructed by cranks or tilting motors.
WOOD MAGAZINE #127 Oct 2000 (v.17#7) pg. 54

A safe way to crosscut large workpieces on edge using a table saw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #132 Apr 2001 (v.18#3) pg. 32

Two techniques for cutting wide panels on a table saw.
WOODSMITH #8 Mar 1980 pg. 12

Panel cutting fixture for a table saw. Produces a perfectly square cut on panels up to 24" wide. Made of hardboard and wood.
WOODSMITH #11 Sep 1980 pg. 3

Tip: Make a jig for squaring up the ends of wide panels which are fabricated by gluing-up narrow boards.
WOODSMITH #18 Nov 1981 pg. 23
Added Info WOODSMITH #22 Jul 1982 pg. 11

Two table saw jigs. (1) Panel/cutoff jig used to cut glued-up panels to size. (2) Jig to rip very narrow strips.
WOODSMITH #25 Jan-Feb 1983 pg. 13
Added Info WOODSMITH #27 May-Jun 1983 pg. 3 (Cutoff jig).

Adjustable cut-off jig consists of a piece of hardwood with a movable stop block that's attached to the miter gauge.
WOODSMITH #28 Jul-Aug 1983 pg. 3

Sliding cut-off table for a table saw features a hold-down clamp, stop block and measuring gauge.
WOODSMITH #73 Feb 1991 pg. 14, 19

Crosscut sled for a table saw features holddown clamps.
WOODSMITH #79 Feb 1992 pg. 4

Techniques for accurate crosscutting on a table saw. (1) Blade alignment. (2) Checking a blade to ensure it is square to the table. (3) Miter gauge setup jig. (4) How to support a miter cut. (5) Adjusting a miter bar fit. (6) Accurately aligning a pencil mark on the work piece. (7) Auxiliary fence for a miter gauge. (8) Crosscut sled. (9) Trick to squaring a large panel. (10) How to crosscut long pieces.
WOODSMITH #112 Aug 1997 (v.19) pg. 24

Crosscut sled for a table saw is guided by both the miter gauge slot and the edge of the extension wing (saw table).
WOODSMITH #123 Jun 1999 (v.21) pg. 27

Description of a cross-cutting "boat" for a table saw which is large enough to crosscut 48" panels.
WOODWORK #35 Oct 1995 pg. 38

Tips for making a cross-cut box or other fixture that rides in the slots of a table saw.
WOODWORK #39 Jun 1996 pg. 12

Versatile cutoff table accessory for a table saw. Make accurate crosscuts and finish cuts on laminated boards or panels up to 24" wide. Includes a jig for cutting perfect circles.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1980 (v.4#1) pg. 14

Table saw cut-off table. Handles stock up to 27" wide. Improves the cross-cutting ability of most table saws.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1984 (v.8#1) pg. 59

Adjustable cut-off jig for a table saw fits over the miter gauge extension.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1985 (v.9#2) pg. 47

The beginning woodworker. Table saw crosscutting. Tips and techniques.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1986 (v.10#1) pg. 20

Tip: Attach a hinged trimming block to a table saw cutoff jig.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1986 (v.10#1) pg. 58
Correction WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1986 (v.10#3) pg. 6

Tip: Cut-off table for a table saw features "stop blocks" to help keep your fingers out of the saw blade when in use.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1986 (v.10#4) pg. 55

Table saw crosscut box for accurate 90-degree crosscuts. Incorporates a miter gauge stop for repetative cuts. The box rides in both miter gauge slots for increased accuracy.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1988 (v.12#6) pg. 32

Simple crosscut jig for a table saw is useful when cutting small parts.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1988 (v.12#6) pg. 53

How to rip and crosscut on the table saw.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1993 (v.17#6) pg. 24

Auxiliary table for the Shopsmith Mark V table saw is a help when crosscutting wide boards.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1983 (v.39#5) pg. 135

Wooden block, sized to fit over a table saw rip fence, establishes a safe clearance for crosscutting narrow pieces.
WORKBENCH Apr-May 1996 (v.52#2) pg. 58

Technique for crosscutting wide boards on a table saw using the stock miter gauge.
WORKBENCH Dec 1997 (v.53#6) pg. 12