This DIY project is a great opportunity to make something you’ll use, and maybe even learn some new skills. I made two different table saw fence handles out of curly maple. One I power carved to fit the contour of my hand and finished naturally with a hardwax oil. The other handle I drew inspiration from luthiers and dyed it black, finishing in a high gloss lacquer. Kinda the Paul Reed Smith of table saw fence handles.I also tried a new method of wet sanding I’d never seen before with pretty good results.
Want more cheap and fun projects to hone your skills? Check out my woodworking blog for inspiration.
Links to items used in this build:
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Sanding burr kit: https://amzn.to/2MrWcXz
Black wood dye: https://amzn.to/378BEet
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Wood rasp set: https://amzn.to/2rpaOPV
3M perfect it compounds: https://amzn.to/2QaZKhC
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Wool buffing pad: https://amzn.to/2QjJJ9g
Osmo 1101: https://amzn.to/2ESVjTq
Osmo 3043: https://amzn.to/37b5H5l
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