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Better Push Blocks for the Jointer

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Blog entry by Marty Backe posted 233 days ago 1914 reads 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a video I put together showing how you can turn mediocre push blocks into fantastic push blocks for your jointer.

http://youtu.be/o7NguY5e2RU



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stefang

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#1 posted 233 days ago

Very good idea. I have been jointing some very heavy stock the last couple of days and I sure could have used these. Thanks for sharing.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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skipj

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#2 posted 232 days ago

When I read this tip in FW I did it to my push blocks. It is one of the greatest improvements I think you can make for face jointing on a jointer.

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#3 posted 232 days ago

sweet

thanks for sharing

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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pintodeluxe

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#4 posted 232 days ago

Glad you liked my tip. I’m all for making things easier around the shop.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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Marty Backe

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#5 posted 232 days ago

Cool. I couldn’t remember where I read the tip. What’s your name, and if you remember the Fine Woodworking issue, the issue number? I’ll add the reference to my Youtube description.

Thanks.

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pintodeluxe

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#6 posted 232 days ago

Willie Sandry and it’s in the Fine Woodworking April 2013, issue #232.

Cheers

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#7 posted 232 days ago

Thanks. I’ve added an approbation to you in the Youtube description text.

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#8 posted 231 days ago

Wow, great idea, will be useful

-- Norman

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