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Make a push-stick holder and mount it to the rip fence.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #14 May-Jun 1990 pg. 8
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER #15 Jul-Aug 1990 pg. 4

Tip: Use anti-slip tape on push sticks, hold-downs, etc.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #16 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 10

Combination hold-down and anti-kickback device for a table saw.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #22 Sep-Oct 1991 pg. 12

Combination push stick and holddown for a table saw.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #24 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 12

Use pencils equipped with erasers as push sticks when band sawing small pieces.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #24 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 12

A table saw push stick made from scrap features a "plane-like" profile which exerts more downward pressure on the front of the work piece.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #27 Jul-Aug 1992 pg. 29

Miter-slot featherboard for table saw, band saw or shaper.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #31 Mar-Apr 1993 pg. 27
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER #32 May-Jun 1993 pg. 6
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER #44 Apr 1995 pg. 24

Simple jig replaces a push stick and takes the risk out of sawing slats and other thin stock on a table saw.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #35 Nov-Dec 1993 pg. 20

Use magnets to store push sticks on the outside of steel tool cabinets.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #36 Jan-Feb 1994 pg. 22

Push-stick modification for ripping thin stock on a table saw.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #37 Mar-Apr 1994 pg. 26

Push-block for a jointer features a sacrificial wood catch which is easy to replace and adjusts for thickness of wood being jointed.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #39 Jul-Aug 1994 pg. 18

Improved featherboard features fingers made of clear "Lexan" plastic sheet.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #40 Oct 1994 pg. 26

Push stick shaped like the number "4" is equipped with an adjustable lip with which to grab the wood.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #45 Jun 1995 pg. 22

Adjustable feather board mounted on an auxiliary table saw fence provides both holddown and anti-kickback protection. Includes an optional blade guard.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #47 Oct 1995 pg. 28

Two-handled push stock for facing relatively short lumber on a jointer.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #59 Jun 1997 pg. 32

Making and using featherboards. (1) Table saw featherboard with two clamping points. (2) Router-table featherboard. (3) Fence featherboard.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #68 Oct 1998 pg. 78

Tip on attaching multiple featherboards or raising the height of a single featherboard.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #71 Feb 1999 pg. 36

Table saw push block designed to ride on the rip fence.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #74 Aug 1999 pg. 18

Hold-down clamp for a sliding cutoff jig is fashioned from a bar-style caulking gun.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #75 Oct 1999 pg. 19

Tip on using a concrete float pad as a jointer push block.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #82 Oct 2000 pg. 16

Springboard or hold-in for a router table provides even pressure along the entire fence.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #92 Feb 2002 pg. 26

Pattern for a push stick to be made from 3/8" plywood.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1982 (v.5#5) pg. 13

Featherboards. How to construct and use featherboards on a router table, band saw, etc.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1990 (v.13#9) pg. 10

Extra large (2"x2"x15") jointer pushstick features a handle the keeps your knuckles from hitting the jointer fence.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1995 (v.18#6) pg. 7

Suggestions for holding down wood without clamps that would get in the way of a router.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #323 Nov-Dec 1991 (v.41#10) pg. 10
Added Info FAMILY HANDYMAN #329 Jun 1992 (v.42#6) pg. 9

Tip shows how to make a push stick from plywood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #332 Oct 1992 (v.42#9) pg. 64

Answers to common questions about table saws. Tips on adjustments and saw blade selection. Includes instructions for making push stick, featherboard and push shoe. How to make finger joints.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #339 Jun 1993 (v.43#6) pg. 33

Extra-long push stick also holds down the wood at the point where it meets the table saw blade.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #351 Sep 1994 (v.44#8) pg. 48

Safer push stick (push box) straddles the rip fence of a table saw.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #352 Oct 1994 (v.44#9) pg. 16

Tip on using a handscrew to grip a small work piece while routing.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #353 Nov-Dec 1994 (v.44#10) pg. 14

Make a 6" wide pusher board which is used to safely cut thin (narrow) strips on a table saw.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #356 Mar 1995 (v.45#3) pg. 16

Tip on using double-faced carpet tape and an extension stick when routing small pieces.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #359 Jun 1995 (v.45#6) pg. 16

Triangular hold-down push stick is made from plywood scrap.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #363 Nov 1995 (v.45#10) pg. 20

Pair of push sticks for guiding lumber when using a table saw, band saw or jointer.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #369 Jun 1996 (v.46#6) pg. 92

How to make an adjustable featherboard that fits a table saw miter gauge slot.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #381 Sep 1997 (v.47#8) pg. 82

Table saw push block and hold-down rides on the rip fence.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #381 Sep 1997 (v.47#8) pg. 84

Tip on making a simple push stick and holddown from an 8" length of 2x6 stock.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #384 Dec 1997-Jan 1998 (v.48#1) pg. 28

Special featherboard for use with a router table provides continuous outfeed pressure all along a slender board as it is fed along the fence and into the bit.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #386 Mar 1998 (v.48#3) pg. 16

Table saw tips and techniques. (1) Combination long-bed fence and outfeed support. (2) Push sled pushstick.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #387 Apr 1998 (v.48#4) pg. 53

Tip on using rubber sponge floats as push sticks and holddowns.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #392 Oct 1998 (v.48#9) pg. 16

Simple featherboard is made safer by attaching a piece of clear plastic sheet to serve as a holddown.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #400 Jul-Aug 1999 (v.49#7) pg. 26

Safety fixtures for table saws and shapers. Push sticks, push blocks and featherboards keep work on the table and against the fence, with your fingers at a safe distance.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #99 Dec 1995-Jan 1996 pg. 78

Improved table saw push-stick pattern firmly holds down the wood and eliminates the need for two-handed cutting.
FINE WOODWORKING #6 Spring 1977 pg. 53

Pattern for a pusher-holddown made from 1/4" Masonite.
FINE WOODWORKING #14 Jan-Feb 1979 pg. 12

A non-skid finger pressure board has improved design for more flexibility.
FINE WOODWORKING #18 Sep-Oct 1979 pg. 22

Tip: "Ice pick" push stick made from dowel and nail or from a long screwdriver.
FINE WOODWORKING #20 Jan-Feb 1980 pg. 8, 10

Adjustable hold-in jig uses a rubber lawnmower wheel instead of a featherboard to hold work securely on table saw or router table.
FINE WOODWORKING #26 Jan-Feb 1981 pg. 24

Safe hold-down for a jointer is longer than most and forces you to keep both hands in sight.
FINE WOODWORKING #28 May-Jun 1981 pg. 18

Push stick in the shape of a shoe. Make them in various sizes and widths for safest use.
FINE WOODWORKING #35 Jul-Aug 1982 pg. 4

Improve the efficiency of fingerboards by attaching them to tapped holes in the saw table rather than clamping them.
FINE WOODWORKING #36 Sep-Oct 1982 pg. 20

Molding head or shaper hold-in.
FINE WOODWORKING #40 May-Jun 1983 pg. 20

Keeping ten fingers. Injury survey pinpoints hazards in the shop. Four hold-downs, push sticks and jigs for ripping, grooving and molding safely are shown.
FINE WOODWORKING #42 Sep-Oct 1983 pg. 76

Improved table saw pushstick.
FINE WOODWORKING #45 Mar-Apr 1984 pg. 12

Tip: All push sticks for a table saw should be made from plywood, preferably 5-ply at least 1" thick.
FINE WOODWORKING #49 Nov-Dec 1984 pg. 6

Improved push stick design ensures a downward thrust on the work.
FINE WOODWORKING #50 Jan-Feb 1985 pg. 10

Self-clamping featherboard is as easy to use and adjust as a rip fence.
FINE WOODWORKING #53 Jul-Aug 1985 pg. 14

Improved table saw featherboard features a sliding base and a spring to hold the arm securely against the work piece.
FINE WOODWORKING #55 Nov-Dec 1985 pg. 10
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #60 Sep-Oct 1986 pg. 10

Two non-slip push blocks for use with a jointer, shaper, etc.
FINE WOODWORKING #59 Jul-Aug 1986 pg. 10

Alternative design for a hold-in is much more flexible than a featherboard and requires fewer adjustments as ripping progresses.
FINE WOODWORKING #73 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 10

Push stick for a table saw straddles the rip fence. Plungers equipped with coil springs raise the push stick when not in use.
FINE WOODWORKING #75 Mar-Apr 1989 pg. 10

Tip: Use strips of "Velcro" material to keep pushsticks close at hand.
FINE WOODWORKING #75 Mar-Apr 1989 pg. 14

How to recycle large numbers of small flexible off-rips into useful featherboards.
FINE WOODWORKING #81 Mar-Apr 1990 pg. 20

Table saw safety devices. A survey of blade guards, hold-downs and push sticks.
FINE WOODWORKING #81 Mar-Apr 1990 pg. 84
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #83 Jul-Aug 1990 pg. 8
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #84 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 4

Beveled fingerboard presses the work piece both sideways and downward at the same time.
FINE WOODWORKING #90 Sep-Oct 1991 pg. 12
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #92 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 8

Spring-loaded gate closer hinges are used to force table saw hold-ins against the work piece and fence.
FINE WOODWORKING #91 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 20

Plywood hold-in utilizes a heavy lead sash weight to keep constant pressure against the side of a board being fed through a table saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #95 Jul-Aug 1992 pg. 16

Tip on using a small stainless-steel bowl as a finger guard on a push stick.
FINE WOODWORKING #97 Nov-Dec 1992 pg. 18

Push stick for ripping narrow stock on a table saw. Features a row of sharpened brads along the bottom which securely grip the work piece.
FINE WOODWORKING #100 May-Jun 1993 pg. 24

Specialty push stick holds thin work pieces down on saw table and against the fence.
FINE WOODWORKING #101 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 18
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #104 Jan-Feb 1994 pg. 30
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #106 May-Jun 1994 pg. 12

Wooden spring hold-in to push the work piece against a drill press fence while mortising.
FINE WOODWORKING #102 Sep-Oct 1993 pg. 18

Featherboard for a table saw clamps on a rectangular front rip fence railing.
FINE WOODWORKING #105 Mar-Apr 1994 pg. 12

Simple L-shaped push stick made from plywood works equally well on the jointer or table saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #108 Sep-Oct 1994 pg. 24

Straight-line ripping fixture for a table saw uses an in-line skate wheel and bearing to hold the work piece tight against the rip fence.
FINE WOODWORKING #109 Nov-Dec 1994 pg. 24

Tip on temporarily hot-gluing small work pieces to a plywood backing prior to routing the edges.
FINE WOODWORKING #109 Nov-Dec 1994 pg. 26

Piece of oak handrail makes a good push block for a jointer.
FINE WOODWORKING #132 Sep-Oct 1998 pg. 18

Shop-tool basics. Part 1. Getting the most out of a table saw. Includes two styles of shop-made pushers (push sticks), a taper-cutting jig, using dado blades, etc.
HOMEOWNER Mar 1986 (v.11#2) pg. 77

All about push sticks. Designs for both forward and rear push sticks and tips on their construction.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Jan 1978 (v.67#1) pg. 28

Pattern for a table saw safety pusher block.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Nov 1977 (v.8#4) pg. 40

Two styles of push blocks for use with a jointer.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Winter 1979 (v.10#4) pg. 4

Safety push stick for guiding small stock through a table saw.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1968 (v.130#1) pg. 165

Make a supersafe pusher jig for cutting narrow strips on a table saw.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1971 (v.136#5) pg. 188

Adjustable thickness hold-down for ripping thin material into narrow strips.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1972 (v.138#5) pg. 172

Build a supergrip hold-down attachment for your miter gauge. Adjustable wooden block, with a rubber foot, presses down on work to prevent creeping, especially when cutting angles.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1975 (v.144#6) pg. 146

Two styles of table saw push sticks. One is a fence-straddling pusher and the other is made from a wooden coat hanger.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1976 (v.146#2) pg. 96

Make a finger board to hold work firmly in contact with the table saw rip fence.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1976 (v.146#2) pg. 126

Workshop minicourse. Bench saw basics. Changing saw blade, making & using a pushstick and safety tips.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1978 (v.150#2) pg. 18

Tip: Use handles from old electric irons on various push sticks and holddowns.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1981 (v.155#3) pg. 155

A master craftsman's picture framing secrets. (1) Miter jig for perfect joints. (2) Rip aid. (3) Shaper hold-downs. (4) Glass cutting board. (5) Spray painter's "third hand".
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1982 (v.158#6) pg. 98

Great woodworking jigs for your shop. Part 1. Table saw tenoning jig, self-locking fence stop, saw blade height gauge, and table saw hold-down.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1983 (v.160#5) pg. 104

Mount your jointer pushstick on a cord, over a pulley, and equip it with a counterweight. Then, it will always be directly overhead, ready to pull down and use.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1988 (v.165#5) pg. 60

Safety push stick made from the handle of a plane.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1972 (v.200#3) pg. 128

An old bicycle hand brake, with the control lever mounted on a board on the floor for activating with our foot, becomes an easy means of giving you a third hand to hold down work being drilled.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1973 (v.203#1) pg. 136

Simple jig holds narrow or thin stock securely down against table saw and keeps your fingers out of the way.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1975 (v.207#5) pg. 142

Nine practical make-it-yourself safety devices for power tools.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1984 (v.224#3) pg. 132

Safety devices for your radial arm saw. (1) See-through shield for use when cross-cutting stock. (2) Two-leg pusher for ripping. The legs of the pusher straddle the blade to keep fingers well away.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1986 (v.229#1) pg. 80

Simple hold-down for your table saw is used when cutting thin strips.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1987 (v.230#5) pg. 98

Push stick is kept handy directly over the tool by mounting on a cord which runs over two pulleys and is counterbalanced by a weight.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #53 Mar 1990 (v.9#5) pg. 8

Combination push stick and holddown lets work as narrow as 1/4" be cut safely on a table saw. The jig rides on the rip fence.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #54 May 1990 (v.9#6) pg. 11

Tip on making push sticks grip the wood more securely by applying some liquid rubber.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #57 Nov 1990 (v.10#3) pg. 10

Pattern for a push stick which puts pressure at both the notch and the forward end to hold the stock down while pushing it past the blade.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #62 Sep 1991 (v.11#2) pg. 8, Insert

Push blocks for a jointer. Two styles shown (one for narrow and one for wide stock).
POPULAR WOODWORKING #66 May 1992 (v.11#6) pg. 59, Insert

Push stick for use when routing small pieces on a router table.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #71 Mar 1993 (v.12#5) pg. 10

Table saw push sticks in two designs (bird mouth and shoe).
POPULAR WOODWORKING #97 Jul 1997 (v.17#3) pg. 49, Insert

Table saw push block allows for quick replacement of the body and heel when they become too chewed up.
SHOPNOTES #1 Jan 1992 (v.1) pg. 6

Push block designed to help you safely joint the face of a board on a power jointer.
SHOPNOTES #9 May 1993 (v.2) pg. 4

Using springs to improve the performance of a tool or shop-built jig. Includes a compression clamp, micro-adjustable stop block, radial arm saw carriage return, and a spring-loaded hold down.
SHOPNOTES #15 May 1994 (v.3) pg. 30

Featherboard for table saw or router table has two sets of adjustable fingers.
SHOPNOTES #21 May 1995 (v.4) pg. 6

Spring-loaded hinges apply pressure in a hold-down when using a "sled" to rip a straight edge on rough cut lumber.
SHOPNOTES #27 May 1996 (v.5) pg. 28

Simple indexing jig for cutting featherboard fingers on a table saw.
SHOPNOTES #40 Jul 1998 (v.7) pg. 15

Quick-release feature for a magnetic featherboard.
SHOPNOTES #45 May 1999 (v.8) pg. 4

Pushblock that staddles the fence, has a replaceable end block and allows safe ripping of thin strips on a table saw.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #49 Jan 1996 (v.9#1) pg. 11

Tip: Paint the handles of push sticks a bright color to make them stand out.
WOOD MAGAZINE #16 Apr 1987 (v.4#2) pg. 22

Tip: Apply a non-slip coating of silicone sealant to push sticks.
WOOD MAGAZINE #33 Feb 1990 (v.7#1) pg. 28

Tip: Use a pencil with an eraser to help guide small pieces of stock when scroll sawing.
WOOD MAGAZINE #35 Jun 1990 (v.7#3) pg. 21

Inexpensive hold-downs for a drill press, workbench or other surface are made from wood and ordinary hardware.
WOOD MAGAZINE #36 Aug 1990 (v.7#4) pg. 19

Tips on ripping with a radial arm saw. Special pushstick to use for ripping described.
WOOD MAGAZINE #45 Sep 1991 (v.8#6) pg. 33

Trio of featherboards provide assistance and security when ripping lumber on a radial arm saw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #56 Nov 1992 (v.9#8) pg. 18

Sure-grip jointer push stick.
WOOD MAGAZINE #62 Aug 1993 (v.10#5) pg. 22
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #66 Dec 1993 (v.10#9) pg. 7

Pushblock for ripping thin strips on a table saw rides along the rip fence.
WOOD MAGAZINE #68 Feb 1994 (v.11#2) pg. 74

Two-legged pushstick gives you greater control over the work piece when band sawing.
WOOD MAGAZINE #70 Jun 1994 (v.11#4) pg. 15

Vacuum-veneering and clamping. How to construct a hold-down platform, trammel pivot, router template, push-block and band saw circle-cutting jig, all of which rely on vacuum pressure to operate.
WOOD MAGAZINE #70 Jun 1994 (v.11#4) pg. 76

Simple ripping guide presses against the rough edge of a piece of lumber being ripped to width on a table saw. Made from a 10" length of 2x4 stock.
WOOD MAGAZINE #92 Nov 1996 (v.13#8) pg. 20

Play it safe with table saw add-ons. (1) Do not use a rip fence as a cutoff gauge. (2) Improper placement of a feather-board.
WOOD MAGAZINE #104 Mar 1998 (v.15#2) pg. 20

Tip shows how to modify a handscrew clamp to hold a work piece and keep the operator's fingers away from the blade of a band saw, table saw or shaper. The clamp is fitted with a guide that rides in the miter gauge slot.
WOOD MAGAZINE #104 Mar 1998 (v.15#2) pg. 24

Wedge-shaped hold-down jig with toggle clamp.
WOOD MAGAZINE #105 Apr 1998 (v.15#3) pg. 48

Homemade hold-down clamp is built from wood and ordinary hardware items.
WOOD MAGAZINE #107 Aug 1998 (v.15#5) pg. 20

Custom pushblock to control smaller work pieces.
WOOD MAGAZINE #107 Aug 1998 (v.15#5) pg. 23

A guide to pushsticks in various shapes. Tips on materials that offer durability and strength.
WOOD MAGAZINE #107 Aug 1998 (v.15#5) pg. 44

Table saw hold-downs. This adjustable dual featherboard system mounts atop the rip fence.
WOOD MAGAZINE #119 Dec 1999 (v.16#8) pg. 22

Tip on improving rubber-bottomed pushblocks so the workpiece won't slip backward.
WOOD MAGAZINE #131 Mar 2001 (v.18#2) pg. 31

Using a molded sponge rubber float (a masonry tool) as a pushblock.
WOOD MAGAZINE #142 Jun-Jul 2002 (v.19#4) pg. 22

Pushstick for a table saw and another for a jointer.
WOOD MAGAZINE #144 Oct 2002 (v.19#6) pg. Insert

Make your own holddown clamps. (fingerboards) for ripping long stock on a table saw. Two sizes will suffice for most jobs.
WOODSMITH #1 Jan 1979 pg. 6

Tip: Use a piece of plywood as a combination pushstick and stabilizing guide when routing the end of a narrow work piece.
WOODSMITH #25 Jan-Feb 1983 pg. 13

How to make and use featherboards.
WOODSMITH #33 May-Jun 1984 pg. 23

Adjustable featherboard fits into the miter gauge slot of a table saw.
WOODSMITH #40 Jul-Aug 1985 pg. 3

Tip: Use grout trowels as a hold-down/push-stick for woodworking machines (jointer, shaper, etc.)
WOODSMITH #47 Oct 1986 pg. 23

Table saw push stick for narrow stock rides on the rip fence.
WOODSMITH #68 Apr 1990 pg. 4

Hold-in jig. Stick equipped with a wooden wheel at the end works like a featherboard to keep work piece pressed into the router bit, saw blade, etc.
WOODSMITH #68 Apr 1990 pg. 5

Table saw push block for use when cutting thin stock eliminates the triangular splinter that often results.
WOODSMITH #69 Jun 1990 pg. 14

Adjustable featherboard rides in the miter gauge slot of a table saw. Tightening a wing nut locks the board in place.
WOODSMITH #70 Aug 1990 pg. 17

Hold-down clamps pivot to allow you to clamp stock up to 3" thick. Made of wood, they are equipped with large wing nuts to speed opening and closing. Use them on jigs, workbench, drill-press table, etc.
WOODSMITH #70 Aug 1990 pg. 30

Hold-down for a router table uses a curved strip of wood (much like the leaf spring on a car) to apply pressure to the work piece.
WOODSMITH #76 Aug 1991 pg. 5

Jig for ripping thin strips on a table saw fits between the blade and the fence and features an adjustable stop that pushes the strip beyond the blade.
WOODSMITH #77 Oct 1991 pg. 4

Push block for a router table rides along the fence.
WOODSMITH #82 Aug 1992 pg. 5

See-through safety shield for holding small work pieces when using a router table.
WOODSMITH #88 Aug 1993 (v.15) pg. 5

Featherboard "fence" is clamped to the table saw and allows the featherboard to be positioned anywhere along the work piece.
WOODSMITH #98 Apr 1995 (v.17) pg. 5

Tip on adding a magnetic strip to a push stick to keep it handy.
WOODSMITH #99 Jun 1995 (v.17) pg. 5

Tip on safely routing the edges of wooden handles by first attaching them to scrap pieces.
WOODSMITH #101 Oct 1995 (v.17) pg. 5

How to make a tall featherboard to apply pressure to the full face of a board when cutting grooves in the narrow edge of a work piece.
WOODSMITH #104 Apr 1996 (v.18) pg. 4

Table saw jig for making featherboards quickly and easily.
WOODSMITH #109 Feb 1997 (v.19) pg. 34

Simple holder for a table saw push stick is fitted with magnets to keep it handy on the saw table.
WOODSMITH #121 Feb 1999 (v.21) pg. 5

Simple push block is wider for better control and designed to ride right over a table saw blade.
WOODSMITH #123 Jun 1999 (v.21) pg. 27

Simple push stick features a more decorative lathe-turned handle.
WOODTURNING #62 Apr 1998 pg. 6
Added Info WOODTURNING #65 Jul 1998 pg. 5

Tip on using a handscrew clamp to safely feed small work pieces into a table-mounted router.
WOODWORK #7 Fall 1990 pg. 14

Sliding featherboard hold-in. A weight and pulley system constantly adjusts a featherboard as the width of the work piece being ripped gets narrower.
WOODWORK #12 Winter 1991 pg. 22

Tip on using guide blocks and hold downs with faces made from steel banding.
WOODWORK #14 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 8

Tip on using a tile grouter's float as a non-slip pushstick or holddown.
WOODWORK #27 Jun 1994 pg. 20
Added Info WOODWORK #28 Aug 1994 pg. 6

Design for a U-shape pushstick that keeps fingers and hands away from danger while holding material well.
WOODWORK #37 Feb 1996 pg. 12

How to make a push stick that overlaps the rip fence and is guided by it.
WOODWORK #45 Jun 1997 pg. 4

Wooden spring (featherboard) used to keep wood pressed against rip fence on a table saw.
WOODWORKER #1074 May 1983 (v.87) pg. 290

The self-jamming clamp. Drill press accessory securely holds the work piece tight to the table.
WOODWORKER #1085 Apr 1984 (v.88) pg. 243

Pressure guard for a saw-bench (table saw). An adjustable, spring-loaded device presses on the side of your lumber and keeps it tight against the fence while cutting.
WOODWORKER #1106 Jan 1986 (v.90#1) pg. 71
Added Info WOODWORKER #1109 Apr 1986 (v.90#4) pg. 349

Machining wood safely. A variety of guards, hold-downs, and adjustments that will improve safety when working with table saws, band saws, spindle molders, mortisers, planers, etc.
WOODWORKER #1113 Aug 1986 (v.90#8) pg. 667

Self-locking, easily removable fingerboard for use with a radial arm saw.
WOODWORKER Oct 1987 (v.91#10) pg. 902

Spring hold-in is clamped to a work table, saw table, etc. to keep work in place.
WOODWORKER Dec 1988 (v.92#12) pg. 1163

Pulley system with a counterweight keeps your push stick suspended over a machine ready for use.
WOODWORKER Apr 1989 (v.93#4) pg. 336

Adapting spring-style clothespins to form holddowns.
WOODWORKER Mar 1991 (v.95#3) pg. 319
Added Info WOODWORKER Aug 1991 (v.95#8) pg. 786

Long-life push stick for a table saw has three folding "blades". This allows the stick to vary in width from 6mm to 18mm.
WOODWORKER Aug 1992 (v.96#8) pg. 55

Hold-down system for the router table utilizes four wooden tongues (splints, springs, ...) which press sideways and downwards against the work piece.
WOODWORKER Nov 1992 (v.96#11) pg. 77

Push stick rides on the fence of a table saw and can be used for ripping very narrow strips.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1978 (v.2#4) pg. 16

Build a jointer pushstick using the handle from an old handsaw.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1982 (v.6#4) pg. 38

Tip: How to improve the gripping power of pushsticks.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1984 (v.8#3) pg. 7

Tip: Make two pushsticks from one wooden coat hanger.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1984 (v.8#3) pg. 50

Tip: Use a handscrew to grip the work piece when routing or shaping small parts.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1984 (v.8#5) pg. 56

Push board for use with a jointer.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1987 (v.11#1) pg. 61

Tip on making a safer pushstick by equipping it with a flanged bicycle handlebar grip.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1989 (v.13#6) pg. 74

Safer way to dress thin stock on a jointer uses a 2x4 and double-sided tape.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1994 (v.18#6) pg. 71

A high fence for your table saw is clamped to your existing rip fence. Also includes a twin featherboard holder designed to provide both high and low support for the work piece.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1995 (v.19#3) pg. 28

Tip on using flexible-blade putty knives as work piece holddowns.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1995 (v.19#6) pg. 8

Fence-straddling push stick increases table saw safety.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1997 (v.21#1) pg. 10

Tip shows how a C-clamp and bit of scrap can substitute for a hold-down.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1997 (v.21#1) pg. 12

Double-sided stock pusher for narrow stock adapts to various-size work pieces. It rides on the rip fence for more stability.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1998 (v.22#3) pg. 16

Shop made hold-down uses either a flexible blade putty knife or thin wooden slats to press down on the work piece.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1999 (v.23#2) pg. 13

A feather board, handy accessory for power tools.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1963 (v.19#1) pg. 32

Set of three pusher hold-downs you can make.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1972 (v.28#4) pg. 16

Patterns for featherboards, push sticks, and hold-down safety devices.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1980 (v.36#4) pg. 80

Comfortable pusher stick features a replacable sole.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1987 (v.43#1) pg. 95

Radial arm saw safety tips. Includes instructions for making a "fence straddle" pushstick and a "blade straddle" pushstick.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1989 (v.45#3) pg. 12

Table saw pushstick features an adjustable heel and a long footprint.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1989 (v.45#3) pg. 70

Tip on machining small work pieces safely by attaching a temporary handle with hot-melt glue.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1990 (v.46#1) pg. 11

Pushstick is equipped with embedded magnets for storing on tool's base when not in use.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1990 (v.46#6) pg. 69

Labor-saving jigs and accessories for a table saw. (1) Miter gauge auxiliary fence. (2) Sliding miter jig. (3) Fence-straddling pushstick. (4) Pushblock.
WORKBENCH Apr-May 1991 (v.47#2) pg. 71

Pattern for a table saw pushstick that is particularly useful when cutting small pieces.
WORKBENCH Feb-Mar 1992 (v.48#1) pg. 59