Causes and prevention of this common shop hazard
Recognizing the causes of kickback and its prevention is an important survival skill for any woodworker. Kickback can occur whether you’re ripping or crosscutting, and Kelly Mehler offers tips on avoiding it. He explains how different splitters work and how to take other precautions, such as equipment you can buy or make, and simple shop safety practices. Photos illustrate various splitter options.
From Fine Woodworking #116