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Foot-operated cut off switch idea for power tools.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Spring 1986 (v.2#1) pg. 21

Modify an existing power tool switch so you can shut it off with your foot or knee. Suitable for push-style switches. Utilizes a wooden lever which is attached to the machine.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #38 May-Jun 1994 pg. 26

Tip: Make a foot switch for a table saw.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1980 (v.58#5) pg. 225

Foot pedal control for an enlarger starts the timer and turns off the safelights when the enlarger light goes on, and vice versa. Est. cost: $10.
CAMERA 35 Dec 1974 (v.18#9) pg. 53

Make a foot switch to control your photographic enlarger.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Jan-Feb 1985 (v.7#1) pg. 79

Foot-operated "dead man" switch for a workshop has a 400-amp capacity.
FINE WOODWORKING #53 Jul-Aug 1985 pg. 10

Simple lever functions like a foot-operated switch for a table saw or other power tool with a front-mounted push-button switchbox.
FINE WOODWORKING #62 Jan-Feb 1987 pg. 12

Tip on equipping a drill press with both a regular switch and a foot switch. Does not require modifying the drill press, only the electric receptacle.
FINE WOODWORKING #72 Sep-Oct 1988 pg. 20

Tip on adding a foot-operated auxiliary switch to stationary power tools.
FINE WOODWORKING #123 Mar-Apr 1997 pg. 28

Auto headlight dimmer switch makes a foot switch for small motors.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Mar-Apr 1964 (v.32#4) pg. 63

Foot switch and outlet box combination.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #438 Nov 1964 (v.60) pg. 127

Convert a rubber doorstop, a switch button and some wire into a homemade footswitch for photographic enlargers, timers, safelights or other operations requiring a footswitch.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1978 (v.42#10) pg. 111

Build a footswitch to turn your darkroom timer on or off.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1982 (v.46#9) pg. 96

How to make a photographic enlarger foot switch.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Mar 1981 (v.9#11) pg. 65

Foot switch to control enlarger or other electrical device. Consists of a wooden pedal pressing on a pushbutton switch.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY May 1969 (v.64#5) pg. 26

Advice on selecting and using foot-operated switches with power tools.
WOOD MAGAZINE #123 Apr 2000 (v.17#3) pg. 26

Foot-operated stop/start switch for a lathe.
WOODTURNING #32 May 1995 pg. 73

Foot switch for an electric powered lathe.
WOODWORK #22 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 12

A switch extension pedal lets you turn your band saw (or other tool) on and off with your foot.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1989 (v.45#4) pg. 20