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Ahhh the” Big Jointer Push Stick”
This was a design in Wood Magazine (America’s Best Home Workshops) by Phil Bumbalough.
This is the second one i have made. My Mom has a jointer so i gave the first one to her after making sure it worked well, lol. I liked it so much for my router i had to make one more for myself.

-- flash=250,100]http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/sprxtrerme/BANNERS/thornax.swf[/flash]





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GaryK

10262 posts in 2587 days


#1 posted 1940 days ago

It’s big alright!

Looks effective also. Good job.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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spanky46

977 posts in 1989 days


#2 posted 1940 days ago

Good job! I think I will make one.
Thanks

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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SCOTSMAN

5245 posts in 2184 days


#3 posted 1940 days ago

Looks good to me .I am convinced this will work well too.regards Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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ellen35

2557 posts in 2031 days


#4 posted 1940 days ago

I think that’s bigger than my jointer!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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hairy

1988 posts in 2131 days


#5 posted 1940 days ago

Make me one? Thanks,bluchz! Nice job! I bet it works good. I was using my little plastic jobs that came with my Jet yesterday. I was thinking that a jointer could really eat up a hand or finger. I need to do that.

-- what a long, strange trip it's been...

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Scott Bryan

27251 posts in 2421 days


#6 posted 1940 days ago

Now that is a push stick!!! It looks like it will do a good job. Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Chris

338 posts in 1956 days


#7 posted 1926 days ago

That does look safer than the plastic things I’ve used. How thick is the body, 3 inches or more? It looks to be about as tall as the thoat plate on the saw is wide.

-- Chris

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bluchz

187 posts in 1972 days


#8 posted 1922 days ago

It is 2 2”x4”s glued together and squared in the planer with a 6” or so oak handle( they were scraps laying around) Then due to boredom i put the oak racing stripe on it.

-- flash=250,100]http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/sprxtrerme/BANNERS/thornax.swf[/flash]

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