To give the bottom edge more grip just add some hot glue. Using a push stick keeps hands away from blades and cutters.
Baltic birch plywood which does not have voids so when i cut through the push stick i don t run the risk of the heel breaking off.
Fine woodworking push stick. It also helps maintain an even pressure and feed rate reducing the risk of kickback and producing a smoother cut. A push stick is a shaped length of wood or other material that helps control the movement of a workpiece. I run a thick bead along the lower edge and then immediately flatten it by running a stick over it.
Using a push stick keeps hands away from blades and cutters. Mar 14 2018 explore david roth s board push sticks templates on pinterest. It gives you much better control over the workpiece.
Push sticks templates collection by david roth. I will cut through a push stick a few times and once the heel starts to get compromised i throw out the push stick and get a new one. I make my push sticks from 3 4 in.
It is most needed at the tablesaw jointer router table and bandsaw. The influence of fine woodworking magazine on my journey as a craftsman can t be overstated. Turn your paint brush into a push stick fine woodworking tip.
In our shops we keep extra push sticks handy and there is always one sitting on top of a machine table or hung on a hook nearby. See more ideas about woodworking jigs woodworking woodworking shop. Recently i found a way to make the tablesaw in our high school woodshop safer with a better push stick.