FeatherBoard "ugly"

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I made this simple featherboard because I only have one that I bought from woodcraft, and I needed another one for the vertical hold down for my fence on my saw to keep the wood from rising….so I made one.

I cut the first two slots the wrong way, but didn’t care enough as it’s for my shop. I promised I wouldn’t hide my imperfections LOL and this is a big one.

Meh, it’s something to look at.

Also, I know it’s on the wrong side of my fence. That is where I keep it when i’m not using it.


-- Matt

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#1 posted 09-02-2015 04:56 PM

The main thing is if it works or not.
Pretty isn’t all that important.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Chem, Central California

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#2 posted 09-02-2015 05:23 PM

Dont worry about it. It aint gotta be pretty to be functional !

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

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#3 posted 09-02-2015 08:46 PM

Looks like it will Work Pretty Good.

Also, I know it’s on the wrong side of my fence.
Which side of the Fence is the Wrong side , Depends on what your doing at the time. Unless your talking Politics then I think Both sides are Wrong most of the time. :)

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#4 posted 09-03-2015 04:46 PM

I promise it is not as “ugly” as a kick back into the palm of your hand. If it works, it works. Glad you took the time to post.

-- jstegall

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#5 posted 09-07-2015 03:04 AM

Ya’ll are great. thanks alot for posting. I mean by “wrong side of the fence” is that the “tines” of the featherboard are facing the wrong way because it’s not on the blade side of my fence. I guess you all already know that, but apparently I still feel the need to clarify. :)

-- Matt

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#6 posted 09-26-2015 11:41 AM

Hey Dude,

You ought to see some of the things I’ve made so far that were supposed to halfway decent. :)

-- Jeremy - There's one thing that I've learned in life and that's there's no such thing as an "Expert". We all learn something new in our field every day.

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