Triple Push Stick Holster

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Project by Ryan Nicholson posted 09-13-2018 07:47 PM 1516 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi All,
I finally made some various width push sticks for the table saw and I needed a good spot to place them. I thought about it for a while and came up with the idea to use my overarm guard so they would be at an arms length reach. And then I thought I might as well add a peg for my hearing protection as well. Everything is made of Baltic Birch ply and has a shellac finish.
No more searching through the scrap pile for a push stick for me…

Also, the last pic shows what I do to the bottom of my push sticks. I take a hot glue gun, run a bead on the bottom of the stick and level the glue out. This idea came from an old issue of FWW. It works great gripping the wood and the glue lasts forever!

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#1 posted 09-13-2018 10:43 PM

Good idea! Thanks for posting … wonder if the over-arm on my Sawstop would support something similar.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#2 posted 09-13-2018 11:10 PM

Stellar job the push sticks and holder…..Neat idea….What I do on my push sticks is I take a “slice” of sand paper (about 150 grit), cut a strip the length and width of the push stick and heel, and glue it on the bottom…..Talk about gripping power…...!! No more slipping wood….!! But my main “go to” is the Gripper….!!

-- " There's a better way.....find it"...... Thomas Edison.

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#3 posted 09-14-2018 05:30 PM

Never heard of the hot glue idea. If you cut into it, does it crud up the blade or just fly off?

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Ryan Nicholson

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#4 posted 09-14-2018 05:52 PM

Never heard of the hot glue idea. If you cut into it, does it crud up the blade or just fly off?

- SawdustTX

No, I’ve never had the problem of it sticking to the blade.

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#5 posted 09-15-2018 10:09 AM

Incredibly good looking set up!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 09-15-2018 06:24 PM

great idea,its the simple things like this that make wood working easier and more pleasurable.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#7 posted 10-15-2018 04:35 PM

This is great! Thanks for the ideas!

-- "I only do what the voices in my wife's head tell her to tell me to do."

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