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Project by Vagabond55 posted 01-23-2015 02:28 AM 2787 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Five different types of pushing blocks.
It is no use crying over spilt milk.
I should have made these pushing blocks before.
Nothing fancy, easy to make, left over material can be utilized.
On the router table with dove tail bit, I made a mistake.
To prevent 15 stitches, I suggest you make pushing block if you do not have.

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#1 posted 01-23-2015 03:03 AM

Nice looking push blocks. Sorry for the reason you decided to make them.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott in Texas

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#2 posted 01-23-2015 03:09 AM

There sure allot of US hardheaded woodworkers out there…yep I joined that group several years ago. Great looking push blocks

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#3 posted 01-23-2015 03:27 AM

Ill take a wild guess.

Have you ever been to wood

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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#4 posted 01-23-2015 10:49 AM

Been thinking about making a set of these myself. Thanks for telling your story. You probably just saved me a finger.

Sorry you had to go through that, but kudos for getting back up on that horse bro.

Get well soon.

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#5 posted 01-23-2015 02:29 PM

Ouch. Been there, done that… Never pretty.

-- Thank God for sawdust... Ron. TX resident...

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#6 posted 01-23-2015 04:53 PM

Welcome to the club. Sadly we are very stubborn when it comes to working with wood. amine was a freak accident and I wasn’t even technically cutting anything, until my hand slipped into a running blade.

-- Respect your shop tools and they will respect you - Ric

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#7 posted 01-23-2015 08:28 PM


-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#8 posted 01-23-2015 09:06 PM

Thanks for the reminder. Something we ALL should be reminded of now and then

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#9 posted 01-23-2015 09:37 PM

Those are some great looking push blocks. I like the adjustable heel built into one of them, too.

Sorry to hear about your digits. I am very respectful of cutting tools, but still, I’m sure that most people are. I hope they heal quickly.

-- 1st Cor. 15:1-4

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#10 posted 01-24-2015 01:10 AM

Sorry about your fingers…...

And thanks for the reminder—great looking set of pushblocks!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#11 posted 01-25-2015 06:38 PM

My left hand looked just like that last summer after a kickback incident. I went straight out and bought the Grr-Ripper.

If given enough time, we all learn at some point.


-- "I am endeavoring, ma'am, to construct a mnemonic memory circuit using stone knives and bear skins."

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#12 posted 01-25-2015 07:09 PM

Hello vagabond55

Safety is very important
Your pushing blocks looks great

I like the possibilitie to ajust them

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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