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7 safety rules to never violate

Get pushy
Using a push stick on table saw
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This pushstick can pass right
over the blade and still support
the cutoff. Replace the heel when
it becomes too kerfed.

Get pushy

Use pushsticks designed with plenty of surface area in contact with the workpiece; they hold the board down while keeping your hand several inches from the blade. A pushstick doesn't have to be pretty, complicated, or expensive -- the shop-made one shown consists of just scrap 2x4 with an MDF heel. Keep a pushstick at each tool station and always within easy reach.

Continued on page 7:  Keep it clean



Comments (1)
daxthelm2 wrote:

Feather board?

9/18/2014 01:24:05 PM Report Abuse

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