No-Slide Miter Fence

Reader Ed Dies has a smart idea: Press strips of stair tread safety tape on your table saw’s miter gauge fence. The tape’s rough surface keeps the board from sliding after you’ve lined it up for a cut.

no-slide miter fence

Reader Ed Dies has a smart idea: Press strips of stair tread safety tape on your table saw’s miter gauge fence. The tape’s rough surface keeps the board from sliding after you’ve lined it up for a cut. And both the adhesive and abrasive are tougher than self-stick sandpaper’s, so these no-slide strips should last the life of the miter fence.

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