Safety is of the utmost importance when working with DIY or woodworking power tools, so I decided to make this push stick to work safely in the table saw.

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This is the 3D SketchUp file included in the free plans that you’ll find on this website. As you can see, it is an ergonomic, easy to make design, using a few pieces of plywood.

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As always, I’ll start printing the template. Then I glue it on the plywood sheet.

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Cut the base in the Portable Workshop.

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And the curved parts on the portable scroll saw.

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Mark and cut both parts for the handle to make the grip thicker. Cut and glue them.

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Once the glue is dry sand it using the belt sander table.

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Round the edges to give it ergonomic shape.

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Sand it.

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And varnish it as always.

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Now it is dry, we can try it.

 

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