Router small pieces safely on the table

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Tips on how to router small pieces safely.
My table-mounted router seemed ideal for shaping 3/4 inch stock into knobs for a box I was building, but the small blanks–only 1 1/2 inch square–would make the job hazardous to my hands. So I built this router jig, shown here, to hold onto the blanks.