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Making Blind Cuts Safely

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Make sure you’re always diligent about safety when you’re working in your shop, but be extra diligent when you’re making blind cuts. A blind cut is when you’re passing your material over a cutter that you can’t see. Examples are dadoes and rabbets, face jointing and raised panels.

Your hand should never pass over a cutter, even when there’s material between you and the tool. This is where the Grabber Pro comes in. It’s a great push pad that’ll help you control your blind cuts. There’s a lot of sticky surface area on the bottom, and it does a great job grabbing and holding on to your material. The handle has a angle built into it that naturally helps provide down pressure AND lateral pressure, which is great for keeping your stock against the fence.

Don’t think that the Grabber Pro is only for blind cuts. It’s also great for those times when you need to rip narrow strips for edge banding or bent laminations. The stop on the back keeps the material moving forward to reduce the chance of kickback. Great stuff.

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2 Responses to “Making Blind Cuts Safely”

  1. Blake Dozier

    Yet another commercial.

  2. Kirill Belooussov

    Super cool jig!

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