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Sliding thin rip push block

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Project by Patrick's work shop posted 04-08-2014 02:26 PM 15627 views 46 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a sliding push block I made to fit on my table saw fence for ripping thin strips and small parts
I made it from scrap wood so the price is right
I made a quick vid of the build for those who want to see just click the link
Http://youtu.be/sFkXTI-A4uo
This is a easy build and keeps your fingers away from the blade witch is a good thing
Thanks for looking

-- Patrick's work shop





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#1 posted 04-08-2014 03:04 PM

Good idea, tks for sharing!

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#2 posted 04-08-2014 03:05 PM

Great idea …...

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#3 posted 04-08-2014 03:07 PM

Looks good. Great finger saver.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#4 posted 04-08-2014 03:23 PM

Thanks – Simple and functional …. doesn’t get much better than that

-- Bill, central NY...no where near the "big apple"

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#5 posted 04-08-2014 03:51 PM

Awesome idea

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#6 posted 04-08-2014 04:44 PM

that is such a great idea

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

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#7 posted 04-08-2014 08:02 PM

Congrats to a great idea. Your hand is completely away from the blade. Surprised I haven’t seen this before. Well done. Nice video too.

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

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#8 posted 04-08-2014 08:58 PM

I have an adjustable stop but I prefer to just set the fence and cut my thin stock like this, I find it quicker and more accurate for me.
I like your push block, safety first!
Thanks

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#9 posted 04-08-2014 09:43 PM

I’ve been cut once, ripping thin strips, that was enough. This is an awesome idea! I’ll be making one right away, thanks for posting it.

-- Jeff in central Me.

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#10 posted 04-08-2014 11:39 PM

SOOOO glad I saw this!~ Great idea. I am having some challenges ripping thin strips for splines. This will be perfect to help.

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#11 posted 04-09-2014 12:08 AM

Great jig for the TS

-- Norman

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#12 posted 04-09-2014 12:49 AM

Ripping thin strips is always a challenge on the TS. Great idea!

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#13 posted 04-09-2014 01:19 AM

Dude! What a great idea! Patent it before some company rips you off!

-- David, Norwood Mass, xraydav@aol.com

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#14 posted 04-09-2014 01:22 AM

Dude! What a great idea! Patent it before some company rips you off!

-- David, Norwood Mass, xraydav@aol.com

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#15 posted 04-09-2014 03:39 AM

Very good idea. Thanks for sharing.

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