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Forum topic by bigblockyeti posted 02-03-2014 10:31 PM 1837 views 1 time favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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bigblockyeti

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02-03-2014 10:31 PM

This project is actually pretty neat, another take on the saturated wood to make it more elastic. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qO7aFRO5WMw
His safety practices are likely to cause him trouble in the not too distant future!

-- "Lack of effort will result in failure with amazing predictability" - Me


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DIYaholic

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#1 posted 02-03-2014 10:43 PM

That is much better than a nail stuck in the wood!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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bondogaposis

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#2 posted 02-03-2014 11:17 PM

It was really hard to watch the table saw sequence.

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MrGoodCat

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#3 posted 03-16-2014 02:14 PM

Being new to wood working, what would be a good way to safely cut the block on the table saw? I haven’t needed to cut something that small but I’m sure the time will come.

-- I dream of a world where a chicken can cross the road without having their motives questioned.

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The Box Whisperer

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#4 posted 03-16-2014 02:20 PM

A crosscut sled with hold downs or a microjig gripper. Dont ever do that. This guy could be the next 5 finger woodworker. Even worse, you catch the cut the wrong way on your wrist, and youll bleed out before help gets there. Another thing to consider, hope you have a cell on you, because nobody is going to hear you yelling for help over a table saw and dust collector. Im not trying to be morbid or paranoid but I am overkill with safety, I just cant help it.

-- "despite you best efforts and your confidence that your smarter and faster than a saw blade at 10k rpm…. your not …." - Charles Neil

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MrGoodCat

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#5 posted 03-16-2014 05:06 PM

I’ll have a grr-ripper this week. Would that work in that situation?

-- I dream of a world where a chicken can cross the road without having their motives questioned.

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steve_in_ohio

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#6 posted 03-16-2014 05:41 PM

Yeah that dude is an idiot

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The Box Whisperer

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#7 posted 03-17-2014 01:23 PM

Id take a sled over a gripper, but a gripper over nothing. You can add a spacing block to the gripper which would help a lot. Personally I still wouldnt make that cut even with a gripper. Sled with hold downs and my hands no where near the blade, or dont do the cut is my advice.

-- "despite you best efforts and your confidence that your smarter and faster than a saw blade at 10k rpm…. your not …." - Charles Neil

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 03-17-2014 01:35 PM

Stupid is as stupid does.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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