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Engineered to produce safer and cleaner cuts.

Rockler Adjustable Table Featherboard

Item #
53677
Rating:
96% of 100
Rockler Adjustable Table Featherboard Adjustable Table Featherboard Review
Rockler Adjustable Table Featherboard
Table featherboard is designed to keep wood snug against fence for a safer and cleaner cut when ripping, routing, or drilling. Ideal for use with any tool that has a standard 3/8" x 3/4" miter slot. Expandable miter track bars provide maximum holding power. Features two easy-to-grip star knobs to securely lock the featherboard in place.
(1) One Table Featherboard
More Information
Manufacturer Part Number TAPF-0402H
Weight 0.8000
Tech Spec
  • Two adjustable 5/16" x 18tpi star knobs.
  • 5" max. adjustability.
  • Durable black plastic.
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4.8 / 5.0
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loose fit on Dewalt
This featherboard worked fine on my Dewalt DWE7480 tablesaw, but only after I added some tape to increase the width of the miter slot slider.
May 17, 2019
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Table Feather board work perfect
The product works well on my table saw and fulfilled my expectations
May 8, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Quick, easy to use, and solid.
The title says it all.
May 3, 2019
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Worth the money
Easy to adjust and hold well
May 1, 2019
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Featherboard
I like that the rails are straight where as other brands are curved and hard to adjust. This one is easy to adjust
April 29, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Adjustable Feather Board.
Works a lot better than those I've made in the past.
April 7, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
This is wonderful--I should have bought one 40 years ago!
March 28, 2019
Purchased
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Great addition to my router table
Easy to use and works as expected.
February 9, 2019
Purchased
7 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Table saw featherboard
I always use my Rockler Table Saw Featherboard. I make a lot of small projects and it give a greater degree of safety when using my table saw on small cuts.
February 9, 2019
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Works Just Fine
Beats having to keep making them out of wood! Roy
January 27, 2019
Purchased
6 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
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Why did you choose this?
Rockler Store
I needed a feather board and saw a lot of positive comments on this one.
Derek R on Apr 29, 2019
Didn't want to take time and hunt materials to make one myself
Donald C on Apr 18, 2019
I needed a feather board and saw a lot of positive comments on this one.
Derek R on Apr 29, 2019
I needed a featherboard, its a Rockler product and has a 5 star rating
Terry S on Apr 18, 2019
Didn't want to take time and hunt materials to make one myself
Donald C on Apr 18, 2019
For safety
Edouard K on Apr 13, 2019
because I liked it. And trust Rockler to be a good company.
Thanks
william J. C on Apr 4, 2019
Function, quality
Frederick R on Mar 31, 2019
for safely ripping small items
AUSTIN H on Mar 13, 2019
Needed an additional featherboard for use on my table saw. Picked this to match the one I already owned.
John P on Mar 12, 2019
for safety reasons
Dave W on Mar 10, 2019
my old one is worn
Ralph A on Feb 25, 2019
Building new router table.
Tom B on Feb 13, 2019
Already own one, it is by far the best I have found for my application.
Mike D on Jan 9, 2019
they work great , i also use the yellow magnetic ones most. however on the router ext ,the adjustable worksbest.
joseph s on Jan 9, 2019
I needed it
Elizabeth B on Jan 1, 2019
Have one already and works great.
Mark W on Dec 3, 2018
for safety and precision
Brian P on Dec 2, 2018
getting safe in my old age
Dan B on Nov 26, 2018
To use
patrick p on Nov 22, 2018
It was on my husbands wish list for Christmas.
Patricia P on Nov 21, 2018
Safety requires a good feather board. Must have !
Richard N on Nov 14, 2018
Need this to complete my safety equipment for my table saw
S T on Aug 2, 2018
Most feather boards don’t fit on my table saw fence because they do not rise enough. I’m hoping this one does.
Charles B on Aug 1, 2018
safety and consistent cuts
Bruce M on Jul 27, 2018
on sale good reviews
MICHAEL C on Jul 15, 2018
I'm new to using a table saw and I don't feel like I hold the wood to the fence and make straight cuts.
Nicholas W on Jul 12, 2018
need a better feather board for older rigid table saw
jim p on Jul 12, 2018
Easy to use safety device
W E on Jul 8, 2018
safety
Kenneth M on May 28, 2018
This item is perfect for use on my recently purchased ROCKLER router table
RAUL L on May 6, 2018
Safety & price
Kevin P on Apr 25, 2018
works in miter track
Terrence H on Apr 14, 2018
Table saw must-have, board had been a bit wobbly when ripping
Robert K on Apr 10, 2018
to use with my table saw
michael w on Mar 17, 2018
Like the idea of only one feather board on the router table top.
charles r on Mar 1, 2018
DO NOT HAVE ONE
RONALD B on Mar 1, 2018
Have a Grizzly table saw and have needed a feather board for some time.
Duane T on Feb 15, 2018
Need to replace an old one
Neil G on Feb 7, 2018
Bought one with the rocker table saw kit and wanted a second for backup. Great reviews and appears to be exactly what I need
Paul L on Jan 24, 2018
Safety first. Again, as a beginner, I neglected this item when I purchased my Rockler router table. Lesson learned.
William J on Nov 27, 2017
looks like it's high quality.
Albert M on Nov 25, 2017
Needed one
Robert P on Nov 6, 2017
Save my fingers.
John V on Oct 31, 2017
I needed a good featherboard for work I am doing with smaller stock.
Rahn B on Oct 22, 2017
need this for safer cleaner table saw rips
Tom T on Oct 19, 2017
For table saw accuracy
Steve W on Oct 9, 2017
This is a strong, flexible unit with a great adjustment range. I am using it on the router table. I have one for my table saw and two for the router table.
James C on Sep 5, 2017
Good sturdy featherboard. Bought extra for Retro Double Featherboard Kit to make raised panels.
J GUILFORD S on Aug 19, 2017
I use featherboards often and I trust Rockler, and I liked the price.
Charles A S on Aug 2, 2017
Looks like would be versatile for many applications.
Johnny E on Jul 30, 2017
Safety
PATRICK J D on Jul 26, 2017
I needed a featherboard, its a Rockler product and has a 5 star rating
Terry S on Apr 18, 2019
For safety
Edouard K on Apr 13, 2019
Question for Rockler and people who use this adjustable featherboard on Dewalt table saw DW745. The warning on the package says for saw to position the featherboard at least 2 inches before the blade to prevent binding and kickback. I understand the need for it to be positioned before the blade but is it really necessary at least 2 inches before the blade? At least 2 inches is probably feasible for larger table saws but on my compact jobsite Dewalt DW745, with the blade raised for cutting ¾ in plywood, the best I can do is 1 inch between the blade and the first feather. There isn’t enough space to position the featherboard at least 2 inches. I watched this video on Youtube of someone using this adjustable weatherboard. The featherboard isn’t located at least 2 inches in this video. It’s just barely before the blade. I am new to table saws and I am taking every word of safety caution seriously. Please help. I really don’t want to return it to Rockler.
Tan-Hai N on Dec 12, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I have been using this same table saw with the Rockler featherboards for about 2 yrs now. Becasue of the tablesaw size issue you mention, I place the featherboard so the front is just barely NOT touching the blade. Depending on the blade height and table size, many times I am only able to secure the front lock. No issues thus far.
How do you get the featherboard to stay in place in the miter slots? I have tightened down the knobs and the featherboard just slides down the miter slot. I didn't receive any instructions so I have the bolts facing upward going through the center hole of the metal miter pieces, and into the threads of the knobs. Did I assemble it incorrectly? How does the featherboard "lock" into the miter slot? The table saw I am using is the Dewalt DWE7480 and has standard size miter slots.
gauntlet21 on Feb 15, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The featherboard rails that fit into the miter slots on your saw or router table are 3/4 inch wide, which is the standard size of miter channels on most table saws and router tables. It sounds as if you have the featherboard assembled correctly. The bolts have countersunk heads that fit into the bottom of the featherboard rail that fits down in the miter channel. Those rails have channels that are about 3 3/4 inches long. When you tighten the knobs on the featherboard, those countersunk heads are designed to spread the featherboard rail so it squeezes against the sides of the miter channel and holds the featherboard in place. It is possible that you simply may not have cranked the knobs tight enough for the featherboard to grip. If, however, your miter channel is a bit wider than 3/4 inch, you may have to place a metal shim in the channel so the knobs can secure the featherboard rail in place when you tighten the knobs. Also, if you have used paste wax or something similar to rust proof your table saw or to make your miter slide smoothly, you may have lost the friction that is needed to hold the featherboard in place. If so, you may have to remove that wax (or other lubricant) in order for your featherboard to grip properly.
Can this be flipped to feed in either direction? I would like one for a band saw, but the feed direction in the picture is for a router, table saw, etc.
A shopper on Apr 26, 2015
BEST ANSWER: This featherboard is not designed to be flipped, but I took a look at mine and see no reason that it can't be flipped for use on a band saw. The feathers are molded with open channels on the underside, but it doesn't appear that would affect the performance of the featherboard negatively if flipped over for use on a band saw. It can be clamped down when flipped over in the same way that it is clamped down as shown in the picture on Rockler's website.
How far do the feathers extend beyond the edge of the miter slot at maximum extension?
James L on Jul 4, 2015
BEST ANSWER: 5 3/4"
Do the knobs lock the featherboard in the slot or just adjust the extension of the featherboard toward the wood?
Kenneth R on Nov 20, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The knobs do both simultaneously. They lock it in the slot & clamp the feather board at the desired distance from the fence.
Does everything come with the featherboard to secure it to the table or is this separate?
Julian S on Apr 3, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Interesting question, because I just used mine today. I have a Ridgid 10 inch table saw, and this featherboard fits it perfectly. I bought it some time ago, but as far as I can remember, it came with everything you need to use it right out of the box. I have some featherboards that fit my Shopsmith, but they don't fit my table saw, hence my spending the money on one for my table saw. Money well spent for me. Good luck.
Does it work with the Bosch 4100 jobsite table saw?
Michael R on Apr 28, 2019
BEST ANSWER: It fits on my Bosch table but I’m not sure of the number. Works pretty well with the precision rip fence I have.
Is this device compatible with a DeWalt DWE7491rs table saw?
Wayne W on May 7, 2018
BEST ANSWER: This product till fit on any tool that has a standard 3/8" x 3/4" miter slot.
I cannot find my installation instructions. How does this thing install?
Jeff S on Apr 3, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Metal rods ride in miter slot on table surface. Featherboard sets on top and is held in place by screwing knobs into metal bars. Loosen knobs and, with piece of stock to be routed against fence on table table, snug featherboard up against stock to hold it against fence and tighten knobs to maintain featherboard pressure against stock. If using single featherboard, locate it on infeed side of router bit. If using on fence, bars should slide into slot on fence an featherboard should be adjusted to hold stock down against table.
What is the overall dimension of this featherboard?
A shopper on May 21, 2015
BEST ANSWER: 7" WIDE, 2 3/4" deep from the fins