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Kicking kickback

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In this article, we'll look at four tools prone to kickback: tablesaw, router, mitersaw, and jointer.

Startling at the least, injury-causing at worst, kickback can happen on a variety of tools when a fast-spinning cutter grabs the workpiece and throws it back at the operator. Understanding why it happens is the first step in preventing damage to your tools, project parts, and body parts. Then by tuning and using your tools properly, you can prevent it.

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