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Versatile Push Block Eagle River AK

The foot in the Joy Block pad is spring loaded. When the block is used in the middle of a board, downward pressure on the handle compresses the spring so the foot recesses into the pad. When pressure is released the foot springs out, where it can engage the edge of a board.

The Home Depot
(907) 276-2006
400 Rodeo Pl
Anchorage, AK
 
The Home Depot
(907)644-5646
1715 Abbott Road
Anchorage, AK
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(907) 563-9800
515 E Tudor RD
Anchorage, AK
 
The Home Depot
(907)357-8181
1255 Palmer Wasilla Hwy
Wasilla, AK
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

Spenard Builders Supply- Eagle River
907-694-3527
17320 Northgate Park Eagle River, AK, 99577
Eagle River, AK
 
The Home Depot
(907)276-2006
400 Rodeo Place
Anchorage, AK
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(907)563-9800
515 E Tudor Road
Anchorage, AK
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

Home Depot
(907) 644-9012
1715 Abbott RD
Anchorage, AK
 
Alaska Industrial Hardware- Eagle River
907-694-2988
12330 Old Glenn Hwy Eagle River, AK, 99577
Eagle River, AK
 
Andy's Ace Hardware
(907) 333-6648
240 Muldoon Rd
Anchorage, AK
 

Versatile Push Block

Versatile Push Block


One of my woodworking rules is start with 10 fingers and quit with 10. So I'm big on push blocks. They protect you from putting your pinkies somewhere you shouldn't. Sometimes you need a flat push block that can be plunked down in the middle of a board for downward pressure, for instance, when you're cutting dadoes. Sometimes you want a push block with a foot on the back that will capture the end of the material, like when you're face-jointing. Now you can get both uses out of one tool with the Joy Block from Woodworker's Supply, $13. The foot in the Joy Block pad is spring loaded. When the block is used in the middle of a board, downward pressure on the handle compresses the spring so the foot recesses into the pad. When pressure is released the foot springs out, where it can engage the edge of a board. Four thumb supports are molded into the handle, so no matter how you're holding the block, there's a place to rest your thumb, providing greater control of the material.

Source
Woodworker's Supply, (800) 645-9292, www.woodworkers.com, Joy Block, $13.

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