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Blog entry by burkelyn posted 1665 days ago 4644 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I know that Mark E. created this but he has not been on in almost two yrs. So I am turning to other woodworkers for help. I know that this was created with either 3/4 or 1” pvc pipe, but the question is how and where to hinge this. I have a new table saw from Shop Fox with cast iron wings and I do not want to ruin in right away. I have already ordered a different type of shut off switch with a paddle, but I want the long bar so that I can turn it off with my knee from anywhere. Mark E. mentioned that he got this idea from a woodworking magazine, but couldn’t remember which one….please help me.. contact me at: burkelyn@gwi.net with any info you wish to share… thanks.

safety switch for table saw

-- Peter J. Blake, Auburn, ME



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Dennisgrosen

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#1 posted 1665 days ago

try the wood wishpers sit there is one of his vidio´s that show how he make it work and I think it´s qiet clever
I think it´s on the safty episode and he is a LJ too so you can ask him if you want
godluck with it and be safe and welcome to L J

Dennis

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burkelyn

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#2 posted 1665 days ago

unable to find it can you send full page address?

-- Peter J. Blake, Auburn, ME

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 1665 days ago

Burkelyn, here is Marc’s home page on LJs.

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