How to Use table saw push stick

Do you need a push stick for a table saw?

Push sticks are a must for table saw safety. They keep your hands and fingers off the wood to be cut, and away from the spinning blade. You can make your own push stick that will hold your material in place and perform better than any store-bought one.

When to use a push stick in woodworking?

1 Always use a push stick for pieces less that 30 cm (1 ft) in length, or for the last 30 cm of a longer cut. 2 Use a push stick of appropriate length to ensure your hand is away from the blade. ... 3 Use the push stick to remove the cut piece from between the fence and the blade.

What do you need to know about table saw safety?

Push sticks are a must for table saw safety. They keep your hands and fingers off the wood to be cut, and away from the spinning blade.

Why do you need a push stick on a bandsaw?

Push stick is a safety device that helps you to control movement of working piece when operate on some of the machines, especially when working on tablesaw, jointer, router table or a bandsaw. Push stick keeps your hands away from machine cutting zone, it also helps to produce a smoother cuts.

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