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Tip on using a strong magnet as a stop block when making multiple cross cuts using a table saw.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER May-Jun 1988 (v.4#2) pg. 12

A bolt screwed into a block of wood becomes a finely-adjustable stop block when clamped to a saw fence.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #17 Nov-Dec 1990 pg. 10

Tip on using a rip fence combined with a gauge block as a "stop block" when cutting equal length parts on a table saw.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #17 Nov-Dec 1990 pg. 10

Tip shows how to make a stop block that has both course and fine adjustments.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #33 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 16

Sliding stop block attaches to a table saw miter gauge.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #46 Aug 1995 pg. 20

Adjustable rip fence clamp (gauge or stop block) for precise crosscuts without binding.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #49 Dec 1995 pg. 26

Super stop. A fence and stop-block system for table saws, chop saws and other machines. Features solid locking action and micro-adjustability.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #57 Feb 1997 pg. 34

Sliding stop block for a table saw fits over the rip fence.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #70 Dec 1998 pg. 36

Adjustable stop block is built into a sliding cutoff sled.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #80 Jun 2000 pg. 24

Tip shows how to modify stop blocks so accuracy isn't lost by a build-up of sawdust.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #338 May 1993 (v.43#5) pg. 26

Tip on using a large magnet as a clampless stop block.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #361 Sep 1995 (v.45#8) pg. 20

Adjustable stop block is held in place with a spring clamp.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #363 Nov 1995 (v.45#10) pg. 22

Adjustable stop block for a table saw miter gauge.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #365 Feb 1996 (v.46#2) pg. 18

Extended-reach adjustable stop block is fabricated by attaching a length of threaded rod to a fence board attached to your table saw's miter gauge.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #392 Oct 1998 (v.48#9) pg. 18

Adjustable miter gauge stop for a table saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #28 May-Jun 1981 pg. 18

A stop for every jig. Simple, versatile stops are crucial to accurate machining. Instructions for making length stops, flip-down stops, eccentric end stop, and rotating stop.
FINE WOODWORKING #109 Nov-Dec 1994 pg. 67

Adjustable, lockable fencestop uses a T-slot cut in a wooden fence. Shown attached to a drill press, but can be adapted for most any tool.
FINE WOODWORKING #111 Mar-Apr 1995 pg. 10

A safer stop block for cutoff work reduces chances of kickback.
FINE WOODWORKING #114 Sep-Oct 1995 pg. 14

Miter gauge clamp and stop rod.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #424 Sep 1963 (v.59) pg. 94

Adjustable stop block for the rip fence of a table saw is used to gauge the length of cutoffs.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #653 Oct 1982 (v.78) pg. 59

Tip: Build a stop for repetitive crosscutting on a table saw.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1979 (v.152#2) pg. 88

Tip: Strong magnet can serve as an improvised stop for a table, band or jigsaw equipped with an iron table.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1982 (v.157#6) pg. 66

Homemade adjustable miter stop is used to make repeated crosscuts on a table saw.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1982 (v.158#6) pg. 96

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

Rip fence stop jig.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1967 (v.190#2) pg. 140

Six jigs you can make for a table saw. (1) Blade protection gauge, (2) blade tilt gauge, (3) miter gauge extension, (4) rip fence stop block, (5) miter gauge hold-down, and (6) slotting jig for dowels or tenons.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1970 (v.197#2) pg. 89

(1) Make a precision stop for the miter gauge. (2) Add wheels to roll-around your saw.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1972 (v.201#6) pg. 102

Build an accurate left-to-right position work stop that attaches to the miter gauge of your table saw.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1984 (v.225#4) pg. 134

Simple wooden block which clamps to a saw's rip fence to facilitate cross-cutting identical pieces without any chance of binding.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #54 May 1990 (v.9#6) pg. 10

Simple adjustable stop block uses a flat head machine screw as the stop. One full turn of the screw gives a 1/16" adjustment.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #68 Sep 1992 (v.12#2) pg. 8

Micro-adjustable stop block designed for router table, but can be adapted for any other fence.
SHOPNOTES #6 Nov 1992 (v.1) pg. 8

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

Tip: Improved miter stop for a table saw prevents the problem of sawdust buildup.
WOOD MAGAZINE #8 Dec 1985 (v.2#6) pg. 12

Tip: How to align stop blocks on router tables or saws so that sawdust doesn't accumulate around the block.
WOOD MAGAZINE #22 Apr 1988 (v.5#2) pg. 16

Cam-action fence stop.
WOOD MAGAZINE #38 Oct 1990 (v.7#6) pg. 17

Telescoping stop for a table saw accommodates long stock.
WOOD MAGAZINE #110 Dec 1998 (v.15#8) pg. 34

Fence-and-stopblock system for a drill press and other machinery. Used for repetative drilling and machining.
WOOD MAGAZINE #140 Mar 2002 (v.19#2) pg. 26

Tip: How to make and use a "stop block" when cutting miter joints for a frame.
WOODSMITH #38 Mar-Apr 1985 pg. 3

Adjustable flip-up stop block rides on an auxiliary fence attached to the miter gauge of a table saw.
WOODSMITH #48 Dec 1986 pg. 3

Fine adjustment stop block for cutting lap joints on a table saw.
WOODSMITH #57 Jun 1988 pg. 3

Tip: Use relief chamfers to prevent sawdust buildup from interfering with accurate use of a stop block, rip fence, or spacing jigs.
WOODSMITH #66 Dec 1989 pg. 11

A different kind of adjustable stop block for a table saw allows safer cutting of small, short pieces.
WOODSMITH #111 Jun 1997 (v.19) pg. 5

Magnetic spacer block (stop block) for positioning work piece when cutting short pieces to the same length on a table saw.
WOODSMITH #126 Dec 1999 (v.21) pg. 4

Cut-off stop (measuring gauge) for a radial arm saw is made by attaching a yardstick to the rip fence.
WOODWORK #3 Fall 1989 pg. 22

Tip on using a large acoustic speaker magnet as a stop block on cast iron tables.
WOODWORK #19 Jan-Feb 1993 pg. 22

Adjustable stop block which clamps to a rip fence is made from 1" thick aluminum that you cut to shape using an ordinary wood-cutting band saw.
WOODWORK #22 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 56

User-friendly adjustable stop attaches to a miter gauge.
WOODWORK #35 Oct 1995 pg. 60

Simple, shop-made stop gauge bar can accommodate several adjustable stop blocks.
WOODWORK #42 Dec 1996 pg. 8

Spring loaded stop block that can be positioned with one hand.
WOODWORK #42 Dec 1996 pg. 12

Adjustable bench stop (stop block) moves in 1/64" increments. Made of wood, a bolt and two nuts.
WOODWORKER Mar 1993 (v.97#3) pg. 77

Tip for an auxiliary miter fence "stop block" to facilitate cutting multiple miters of the same length.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1985 (v.9#1) pg. 58

Miter gauge stop for use with an auxiliary fence on the miter gauge. A single large plastic fluted knob makes this stop quick and easy to operate.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1988 (v.12#3) pg. 52
Added Info WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1988 (v.12#5) pg. 6

Adjustable stop slides along an auxiliary wooden fence attached to a table saw miter gauge.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1992 (v.16#2) pg. 14
Added Info WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1992 (v.16#3) pg. 6

Table saw "extras", a few simple jigs and set-ups. Jigs for making coves, box joints and tapers, how to use a stop and how to make a feather board.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1978 (v.34#4) pg. 39

Handy rip fence for a table saw serves two functions. (1) Stop block. (2) Cutoff gauge.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1982 (v.38#4) pg. 79

Tip: A simple stop block fits snugly over the rip fence of a table saw.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1983 (v.39#6) pg. 21

Miter gauge stop rod facilitates making accurate, repetitive cuts on a table saw (or band saw, router table, etc.).
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1989 (v.45#3) pg. 66