Pin Down Those Small Pieces For Safety
Pin down those small pieces for safety is article about Tools And Reviews bookmarked by jimmy with ID 1937892774 was uploaded on 24-01-2019 and has been viewed 223,573 times.
As a woodturner, I make segmented turnings almost exclusively.I cut many of those segments on a compound mitersaw.The thing is, the spinning blade can s*ck a small piece right back into the teeth and send it sailing around the shop.
To prevent that, I made the small-parts hold-down, shown above.First, I disassembled a spring-type clothespin and cut off one jaw.I then attached that to a scrapwood stopblock with a single drywall screw.
Through the remaining jaw, I drove another drywall screw, then reassembled the clothespin on the stopblock...