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Posted on Tablesaw Kickback - What Did I Do Wrong?

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#1 posted 04-18-2020 06:28 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks!

Sorry to read about your kick back event. Never any fun.

Hard to tell what you did wrong? This article might help you figure it out:

There are many more articles on WWW about avoiding kick back, if this randomly selected one does not make sense to you.

For me, the two things that stopped 99.99% of kick back were:
1) ALWAYS use a splitter, or riving knive on newer saw
2) Never cut across the wood grain with board wedged between fence and blade.

Best Luck figuring out what happened.


-- If it wasn't for bad luck, I wouldn't have no luck at all, - Albert King - Born Under a Bad Sign released 1967

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