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How to Make a Push Block

Push blocks and push sticks are invaluable tools for the table saw and joiner. These accessories help keep your hands away from the blade and out of harm's way when cutting.

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  • Time

    30 Minutes

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Difficulty



Step 1: Cut a Rabbet, and Attach a Kickstand

Cut a rabbet into one end of a block of wood.

Attach a small block of wood into the rabbet to use as the kickstand.

Step 2: Add Rubber and a Handle

Use spray adhesive to add a piece of rubber to keep the push block from slipping.

Finally, attach a handle to the other side of the block.