10+ years ago I made a panel cutting sled with the fence on the leading
edge. I don't recall if that was inspired by New Yankee Norm, the table
saw book or what. I love that sled, as it's extremely accurate at
squaring large panels and has served me well over the years.
Last night I was cutting 3/4" ply shelves for a large (garage) cabinet.
Twice it kicked back the panel into my left thumb - OUCH!! Never did
that before. Scarred up the panels pretty good too.
Looks like I need to make a new sled with the fence on the trailing
edge. If I were more experienced at the time, I'd have probably known