Make an Outrigger Stop Block

Make repeated table saw cuts accurately and quickly with an adjustable stop block

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Corded drill
  • Drill bit set
  • Wood glue
  • Table saw
  • Hacksaw

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • One 24-in. x 2-1/2-in. x 3/4-in. hardwood “extension fence”
  • One 1/2-in.-diameter x 36-in. dowel
  • Two 3/16-in. wing nuts and washers
  • One 3/16-in.-diameter x 2-in. stove bolt
  • One 4-in. x 1-in. x 3/4-in. hardwood stop block