Feather boards and Push sticks, oh my....
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Just came in from the shop, after cutting some narrow strips for 
some edge banding. (Sister in law needs more shelving in kitchen
cabinetry)

Anyway, while I was in the borg today getting a fresh can of shellac
and a few other things, I wandered over to the tools. Gee, like none 
here ever do THAT.  Big Grin

There was a feather board from Kreg at a reasonable price. So it 
followed me home and jumped up onto my table saw.

Had not used one since high school. What took me so long I DO NOT
know. Much better, safer cutting it seemed to me. Between that and 
my 'skinny' push stick, it took no time to get the three sticks that
I needed done and over with.

Sometimes its the little stuff that makes a guy smile.

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  Re: Feather boards and Push sticks, oh my.... by MarkSingleton (Just came in from th...)
A couple years ago, I had a similar epiphany with my router table.  For many years I used a cheap, aluminum Craftsman router table.  I tried a home made feather board on it, but there was little space to get a clamp to hold it in place, so it was cumbersome to use and didn't work very well.  I replaced it with a purchased router table, with T-slots in the fence and the table, allowing use of feather boards in both places.  Two came with the table and I bought 2 more (Kreg).  Man, what a difference.  Table routing is sooooo much better (and safer) now.
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  Re: RE: Feather boards and Push sticks, oh my.... by Bill Wilson (A couple years ago, ...)
(01-30-2019, 03:45 PM)Bill Wilson Wrote: A couple years ago, I had a similar epiphany with my router table.  For many years I used a cheap, aluminum Craftsman router table.  I tried a home made feather board on it, but there was little space to get a clamp to hold it in place, so it was cumbersome to use and didn't work very well.  I replaced it with a purchased router table, with T-slots in the fence and the table, allowing use of feather boards in both places.  Two came with the table and I bought 2 more (Kreg).  Man, what a difference.  Table routing is sooooo much better (and safer) now.

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  Re: Feather boards and Push sticks, oh my.... by MarkSingleton (Just came in from th...)
Just my 2 cents but I also find the Grabber push block a game changing accessory  Big Grin
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  Re: RE: Feather boards and Push sticks, oh my.... by DustyDan (Just my 2 cents but ...)
(01-30-2019, 04:59 PM)DustyDan Wrote: Just my 2 cents but I also find the Grabber push block a game changing accessory  Big Grin

Thats the way I feel about Micro jigs line of products , best push blocks on the market!
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