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Project by Tinnocker posted 1262 days ago 2152 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Still working to improve my safety and efficiency in the shop, I made several feather boards and a couple of push sticks. I still have to make some for my jointer, but the push sticks have double use for the router table and jointer. BTW the push sticks have shelf covering material on the bottom to better grip the wood, I purchased it from Walmart. I also use this when I use the router on the bench, it works very well and is a whole bunch cheaper than the stuff they sell in the wood working supply stores for the same purpose.

-- Ted, Browns Mills, NJ http://www.twhgrafx.com/blog/ Darn! I cut it 3 times and it's still too short! I get ideas for things that I can make to make things easier for me to make!





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steliart

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#1 posted 1262 days ago

Very nice idea that router bit semi circle opening.

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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Paul

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#2 posted 1262 days ago

Good ideas. Thanks.

-- If you say 'It's good enough', it probably isn't.

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#3 posted 1262 days ago

some good ideas there
thanks for posting this

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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Dusty56

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#4 posted 1261 days ago

something is backwards in pictures 1 & 2.

nice pushblocks : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Tinnocker

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#5 posted 1261 days ago

You’re right Dusty! After I took the pictures and uploaded them to LJ I noticed that, but I said to myself that aww shucks no ones going to notice that. But you win the prize, you noticed and called me on it. Heh heh heh.

Hi Steliart I got the ides for the feather boards from the January 2005 issue of American Woodworker.

-- Ted, Browns Mills, NJ http://www.twhgrafx.com/blog/ Darn! I cut it 3 times and it's still too short! I get ideas for things that I can make to make things easier for me to make!

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Dusty56

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#6 posted 1261 days ago

LOL….I forgot to mention those homemade knobs are really nice as well : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Tinnocker

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#7 posted 1261 days ago

I need to make a few more knobs for the other feather boards too!

-- Ted, Browns Mills, NJ http://www.twhgrafx.com/blog/ Darn! I cut it 3 times and it's still too short! I get ideas for things that I can make to make things easier for me to make!

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