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AdjustableOutfeedRoller
Iliketouseoutfeedsupportwhenworkingwithlongstock.Theproblemisthesupportisneverin
theplaceIneedit.SoIbuiltanadjustableoutfeedroller,likeyouseeinthephotobelow,and
attachedittoasmall,rollaroundshopcabinet.

Theadjustmentarmissimplytwopiecesof24stocksizedtofitthesideofthecabinet(see
illustrationaboveright).Asteelpinononepieceglidesinagrooveontheotherpieceforstability.
Andacarriageboltwithaknoblockstherollersupportatthedesiredheight.

ImadetherollerusingasteelrodandasectionofPVCpipewiththeendscapped.ThenIsecured
ittothetopoftheadjustmentarm.

Now,IhaveoutfeedsupportwhereIneedit.Anditdropsdownoutofthewaywhennotinuse.

GoodWoodworking,

PhilHuber
OnlineEditor,ShopNotes

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