Years ago, needing a handle for a pushblock, I spied a few jumbo Shaker pegs lying around, so I used one of them.

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Illustration showing push block with shaker handle on top of it.

Years ago, needing a handle for a pushblock, I spied a few jumbo Shaker pegs lying around, so I used one of them. That worked out so well, I've been using them for jig handles ever since. They cost very little and, quite frankly, I find them more comfortable than some of the plastic handles.
—Dwayne Smyth, West Springfield, Mass.