American Woodworker A

easily along the fence. And it flips up out of the way on a pair of heavy-duty brass knife hinges, so you can square one end of a piece of wood before cutting the other end to length.

The secret to this stop's solid locking action is in the matching bevels cut in the stop and fence. With a turn of the stop's ratchet handle, the beveled bottom of the stop wedges against the top of the fence and locks there. The wide spacing of the hinges keeps the stop-block arm perfectly rigid and aligned. And like any premium stop, this one is micro-adjustable. The two cap screws on the stop-block arm can be adjusted in or out to change the stop setting with micrometer accuracy.

Was this article helpful?

0 0

Post a comment