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The Little Proteus Power Feeder is the most versatile, user friendly, and affordable power feeder in the world.


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        Little Proteus Power Feeder

"I’m a big fan of little power feeders. They can turn a router table into a small shaper, take the tedium out of ripping stock on the tablesaw, and allow a bandsaw to resaw without all the irregularities of feeding by hand. They also provide a big safety margin. The Little Proteus delivers all this and works excellently."  From review from January 2021 Fine Woodworking Magazine.

The Little Proteus power feeder is a revolutionary new device that will allow many woodworkers to use a power feeder for many tasks. Use on table saws, router tables and band saws, including machines on which the smallest commercial power feeder is too big and heavy to mount. It can be installed in under a minute. No drilling or tapping of your machine tables required.

The feeder ships ready to mount on your t-track equipped table saw or router fence,  or on a simple plywood plate you provide for resawing on a band saw. Detailed instructions included, both to mount on any machine and use the feeder.

  See this this video for 3 minute demo.


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hardware only kit
Power Feeder advantages:
Safety -keeps hands away from cutters and blades.
Speed –allows constant feed at optimal speed.
No burn marks from interruptions in feed.
Reduced physical work load as feeder does grunt work of holding work down to table, against fence and propelling it forward.
• Use on: table saw for ripping, grooving and rabbetting.
Router table, including the ability to climb-feed on light cuts for reduced tear-out.
Band saw, for resawing thick hardwood. Hold-in power top and bottom of 6.5” wide board.
Shaper, for light-duty work only.

Little Proteus vs. all other power feeders:
Super light weight, about 15-16 pounds, 40% lighter than any other, allows mounting on small router tables, small band saws, even job-site table saws.
Quickly mount and dismount, and move to new tool – less than two minutes set up time.
Fence mounting eliminates feeder base interference and deflection from feeder force.
• No need to plug it in! (Runs off battery powered brushless motor drill)
• No need to drill or tap your machine tables.
• Inexpensive. Lowest cost power feeder in the world.
Feed speeds, as slow as 2-3 feet per minute with certain drill. ( The Little Proteus is powered by your brushless motor drill). This slow speed is required for heavy resawing on small band saws --very few other feeders capable of speeds below 6.5 fpm.
• For resawing, hold-in power top and bottom of 6.5” wide board. Only larger dedicated band saw feeders come close.
• 2” wide feed rollers matches those found only on 100 pound+, $900+ machines.
American-made (the only one!) and designed by Massachusetts woodworker with 35 years production woodworking experience.
• Can be used  as spring hold-down for manual feed.