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Yo whats up everybody I wanted to do a review of the milescraft fetherboard. Most people make their own feather boards but I use this feather board from milescraft and it works pretty good. The problem with the feather boards that people make is that its really hard to adjust them to different tools. This feather board is adjustable to 2 different size miter slots. You can adjust the feather board to work on most cuts. You can use this feather board on a router table, tablesaw, and a bandsaw.

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/




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#1 posted 1636 days ago

Thanks

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 1636 days ago

Kosta,

How deep are the fingers of the featherboard from the T bolts at their furthest position back? I screwed up on my miter slot on the router table build, and am about 1” too far back… I am planning on buying the double high version of that featherboard, and was hoping I could keep the slot where it is…

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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#3 posted 1636 days ago

in my tablesaw miter slot with the blade 90 degrees I got 4- 1/4 as the farthest position.

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/

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#4 posted 1636 days ago

I have one of these feather boards and a Shopsmith one ( sold by them, probably can be had by another name ) I like the shopsmith one much much better. Much easier to adjust and the fingers are not as stiff. I am not even sure where the Milescraft one is. It hasn’t surfaced for a while.

The Milescraft came with 2 miter bars, one for 3/4 inch slots, the other for a smaller one, can’t remember the size, so that may be a plus for some people.

-- That was not wormy wood when I started working on it.

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#5 posted 1636 days ago

What’s the model #? What’s the cost?

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#6 posted 1635 days ago

You can get it for $15
here is a link to the feathe rboard http://milescraft.com/product/1406.html

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/

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#7 posted 1635 days ago

wolffarmer They sell a 5/8 miter bar and a 3/4 the 5/8 is used mostly on benchtop tablesaws, small router tables and 9in bandsaws

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/

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#8 posted 1635 days ago

What I was afraid of… Same as my Rockler… Guess I need to move the miter slot. More hardwood patching in the table top!

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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#9 posted 1635 days ago

Yea that must suck

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/

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