Go to the Delta Tools website http://www.deltawoodworking.com/ and
open one of the owners manuals for the table saws. The 2nd to last
page is a pattern for a push stick. If you need a pattern for a push
block look here http://www.deltawoodworking.com/ Hope this helps you.
Since you seem like a newbie to the 'Wreck, I'll let you in on one of
the more annoying aspects of the 'Wreck: Either preface EVERY post
with "IDAGS but..." (I did a google search) or suffer the wrath of
Joat and others. Unfortunately there is no way to imply that you did
a search, you have to say it explicitly.
You also reopened the wound by picking at the "plans" scab. There is
an ongoing debate about using your own plans vs. purchase/borrowed
plans. It's a religious issue: you are either a believer or an
Furthermore, you kept your post short, sweet, and to the point.
Mortal sin. A question such as yours required at least 3 paragraphs,
1 detailing the extensive Google searches you did in your quest for
said plans, 1 or more explaining your level of experience size of
shop, what type of tablesaw you own (maybe throw in a blurp about
left-tilt vs. right tilt to spawn a few additional threads), and at
least 1 describing exactly what you were looking for in a push stick,
what type of wood you wish to use (and if you are using cherry,
whether you intend to stain it or paint it) and your definition of
Of course, you can just keep on posting as you have, listen to the
helpful who offer advice and ignore the morons. And BTW - in case no
one else mentioned it, a dead cat makes an excellent push stick.
My only advice is to make sure the back end, the part in your hand, is
very blunt. Mine wasn't and was sent into my hand at 115mph. The
result was eight stiches. When I remake mine (I'm just now recovered
enough to return to woodworking) I might even add padding to the
handle. Good luck.
BTW, did I mention never to make a rip cut without the guard on?
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