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Project by jlb posted 477 days ago 848 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a different type of push stick. The handle is redwood with a 1/4” brass rod ground to a point. The reason for the brass is if you happen to hit the blade it will not damage the blade. I also make them in 1/8” brass rods for narrower cuts.

-- Jim, Ca, jimlbenson@comcast.net





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 477 days ago

Not only nice looking but a very effective tool. I like that it is made out of brass and won’t damge the blade. I just picked up a bunch of supplies from McMaster Carr. I love that its so close to me.. Guess next trip I’ll be buying some 1/4. I got 3/16 & 1/8 yesterday.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 477 days ago

That is a great idea. Yours looks professional, may have to copy it, thanks for the tip

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 477 days ago

It’s a real nice tool and looks good too.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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killerKiteh

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#4 posted 476 days ago

I always try to think of push stick as my fingers, it is never OK to cut into push stick.
Maybe in theory, but l’m not to sure how safe it is. Wooden push sticks will not get sucked into the saw plate.
My 2ยข….:-)

Paul

-- "I get more done in a week, than most do before 9am"

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