Table Saw Accessory
Legup Panel-Lifting Accessory For Table Saws
The LegUp Panel-Lifting Accessory for Table Saws is a table saw accessory designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The unit mounts to the edge of a table or fence rail and functions as a fulcrum to assist in placing plywood and other large sheet stock onto the table. The unit is a hinged powder-coated steel leg with a "foot" or hook at the bottom. It bolts to the vertical edge of a table saw or to the horizontal lip at the end of a fence rail attached to the table for
Power Saw Guard, Jig, Guide.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Modifications to a woodworking station to provide a power saw blade guard, an assembly jig for plywood boxes and a positioner guide for a pneumatic stapler, to enable a blind person to work quickly and safely. Describes modifications consisting of replacing a swing-up blade guard with a fixed wooden shroud, making a framework around which a box could be quickly assembled, and a guide attached to the pneumatic stapler tip. Includes drawing. COMMENTS: De
Table Saw Fixture.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Fixture helps overcome difficulty in operating power equipment by persons with unsteadiness of hands or arms. This board fixture slides in the table saw mitre slots. The workpiece is safely held in place with a fence clamp arrangement. The movable cutting table is made of 3/4 inch plywood. Rails and handles are made of hardwood. COMMENTS: Developed by Dr Ken Bruwelheide Department of Agricultural and Industrial Education, Montana State University, Boze
Table Saw Guide.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Used by a blind person to set the width of the fence from the saw blade. Device is made from plastic pipes cut into different lengths from 1/2 inch to 8 inches. A file is used to mark the size of each (e.g., 4 grooves indicates 4 inches). The proper size pipe is placed against the saw blade and the fence is moved against the opposite end. Includes picture. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Russ Gage, 4820 South 20th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53221, 414