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#1 posted 08-26-2014 10:40 AM

That push stick looks like it’s about 3/4” thick, so I assume you had the blade guard removed to make such a narrow cut? Correct?
First suspect would be the riving knife wasn’t/isn’t set up properly(more than likely too low).

A good, solid, properly set riving knife makes it very difficult(nearly impossible) to launch a piece of wood on either side of the blade, keeper or cutoff.

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