Tablesaw Zero Throat Jig for Making Binding And Kerfing Strips
To make thin cuts on the tablesaw, you usually need a zero clearance blade throat.Here is one I use to do these repetative operations. No need to do any measuring. Just slip the base over your blade and move the fence up to it. Reduces set-up time and works great. I use the same 3/4" piece of ply for both operations. The kerfing throat is on 1 edge and the binding throat is on the opposite side. I have 6 strong magnets countersunk into the back and they do a great job of holding the jig in place for light milling operations. I would not depend on magnets for heavy operations that have lots of friction. Cut the rebates with a Forstner bit, fill the holes with enough epoxy, place the magnets in the holes with wax paper over them and turn the board over flat on your saw. Put a weight on top and the magnets will sink to the top of the saw.
I don't care much for bird's beak type push sticks, so I use a couple of different styles. To hold down short thin pieces, I use shop bred rabbits of various sizes. They hook over the edge of the wood and can be run through the blade to hold the wood down on both sides of the blade. They also work good on the jointer, as long as the hook is above the knives.
For longer pieces like binding I use a longer hold down, but with the same hook idea.