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Forum topic by Gatorjim posted 08-05-2012 01:53 AM 1261 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Gatorjim

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08-05-2012 01:53 AM

I ordered a set of push pads from rockler and they came in yesterday I used them today and all I can say is wow I figured they would be nice to have. I used them with my jointer and bench router and the difference was amazing. Not only did it seem to work better it felt a lot safer. I know alot of you will say well duhhhhh but hey I am learning every day. I’m going to order another set just so I have a spare.

-- My theroy in wood working will be. If I'm not enjoying doing it i won't do it.


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#1 posted 08-05-2012 01:55 AM

enjoy

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Mainiac Matt

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#2 posted 08-05-2012 02:30 AM

use them all the time and you may just save yourself some serious grief some day

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#3 posted 08-05-2012 12:07 PM

If it was these I agree. I bought a set, and while it’s hard to get all giddy over push blocks, these things are far superior to any I’ve seen elsewhere. You can see the size difference compared to the older ones I had. These are Bench Dog brand, I believe. Thet have grip on materials like melamine and prefinished ply that the others won’t grip.

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#4 posted 08-06-2012 12:15 AM

Fred those are exactly the ones I got.

-- My theroy in wood working will be. If I'm not enjoying doing it i won't do it.

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#5 posted 08-06-2012 01:22 AM

I need some of those. I keep looking for them but nobody has them or they don’t know what they are.

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#6 posted 08-06-2012 01:52 AM

DO NOT BUY THESE !!
http://www.woodline.com/p-2497-safety-push-block.aspx
They Slip like crazy…..sent email to them two months ago…still no reply !
I Should have known better after reading their product description !

”Safety Push Block
With this economical push block there’s no excuse for exercising shop safety.
WTH ??

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waho6o9

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#7 posted 08-06-2012 02:40 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSTE6PWQvcQ

Great thread, I luck out and purchased these on sale. These push pads make a world of difference
when used and the control of the material is amazing.

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