safety #2: Saw Stop Demo

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Blog entry by woodsmithshop posted 1562 days ago 1465 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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check out this you tube video
I would not do this myself, but this guy did it.

-- Smitty!!!

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#1 posted 1561 days ago

I’ve seen it before but I still cringe when I watch

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 1561 days ago

amazing what can be done these days

-- Harold

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#3 posted 1561 days ago

Ditto on the cringing, but awesome demo!

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#4 posted 1561 days ago

I don’t care how safe it is the man is INSANE to do this.
I sawed off the end of 3 fingers on my left hand no way I would ever consider trying this on purpose.
It took years for my hand to quit hurting and I still don’t have any feeling in the tips.
It felt like I stuck my hand in a bucket of hot coals for months.

-- Swede -- time to make some sawdust

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#5 posted 1561 days ago

He shows the ultimate faith in his invention. Not to mention he got REALLY nice marketing footage of brake activation from Timewarp in exchange for the “demo”.

-- Optimists are usually disappointed. Pessimists are either right or pleasantly surprised. I tend to be a disappointed pessimist.

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#6 posted 1561 days ago

i’ve seen this several times as well… it’s always impressive.
it also gave me the go ahead from my wife to buy one if I ever have the money to do so!

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#7 posted 1561 days ago

he went into the blade very slowly and controlled, I wonder how much of a mark it would leave if he went into it like you would if you were making a regular cut.

-- Smitty!!!

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#8 posted 1561 days ago

I have seen this a lot of times and still impress me how the tec. work

Woodsmithshop I donĀ“t think the saw will cut more than 1 or 2 mm
into the finger and even that wood bee a cheap scar to get even thow it will be painfull


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