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Years ago I came up with this idea for cutting strips by using my wooden feather board. I submitted it to a wood magazine. I won $25 and signed away all rights. As you can see, I just installed roller bearings. It worked very good. 3 months later, in a wood working sale flyer, there it was and labeled as "Dual use feather board, exciting new tool" That was my last submission of any kind.
A featherboard is great for controlling feed at the table saw, bandsaw, or router table, preventing kickback and keeping a workpiece firmly pressed against a fence for both safety and accuracy of cut. But there are times when a featherboard is best raised up off the table. For example, when rabbeting at the table saw, (Read more....)
I came across an ad for a new type of feather board and found it very interesting. So I thought that I would share it here on TPW. I have a few different feather boards with most of them locking into the slot on the table saw top and I have one of the magnetic ones (which I really like by the way as I can use it for wider boards beyond the table saw slot). http://www.featherpro.com/