Anytime I need to crosscut a short length of wood, such as a pen blank, I turn to the bandsaw for safe and controllable sawing, free of flying offcuts.

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Anytime I need to crosscut a short length of wood, such as a pen blank, I turn to the bandsaw for safe and controllable sawing, free of flying offcuts. To ensure a cut that's square as well, I made a simple crosscut sled. It consists of three pieces of wood­—one sized to slide snugly in the saw's miter slot—joined squarely together.
—Jim Judge, Casper, Wyo.