If you want to buy a push block it can be quite expensive. I had some scrap material so I decided to make one myself and save some money. That was the first time I used my hole saw set.
No power tools used during sanding. To make sure it is nice in touch I used a round-over router bit.
This type of tools has to be built without any metal fasteners. I used 8 mm dowels. Glueing an end-grain wood needs some tricks but it can be done.
It looked OK with the dowels sticking out, but eventually I cut them off.
This picture shows the proportions between the saw and the push block – I think it’s perfect!
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