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Versatile Push Block Hays KS

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
(785)625-0044
1310 E 41st Street
Hays, KS
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Westlake Ace Hardware
(785) 650-0125
3300 Vine St
Hays, KS
 
Mapco Importaciones Sa De Cv
(688) 151-388
Pesqueira 704-a
Navojoa Sonora, KS
 
Heartland Building Center
(785) 625-6554
2510 General Hays Road
Hays, KS
 
The Home Depot
(913)789-8899
5700 Antioch
Merriam, KS
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Ferreterial Del Hogar
(787) 793-1874
Calle San Francisco 206
Old San Juan, KS
 
Hays - Auth Hometown
(785) 625-5641
2508 Vine St
Hays, KS
Store Hours
Hometown Dealers
Store Type
Hometown Dealers
Hours
Mon:9-19
Tue:9-19
Wed:9-19
Thu:9-19
Fri:9-19
Sat:9-18
Sun:12-17
Store Features
Mon:9-19
Tue:9-19
Wed:9-19
Thu:9-19
Fri:9-19
Sat:9-18
Sun:12-17

Fastenal- Hays
785-625-3939
815 E 11th Hays, KS, 67601
Hays, KS
 
Hamms True Value
(785) 625-3219
1501 Main
Hays, KS
 
The Home Depot
(913)631-1005
15501 W 67th St
Shawnee, KS
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

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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