My preference is a foot switch, from Harbor Freight. Step on the switch, machine starts. Get startled, and you automatically step back, therefore your foot goes off the switch, machine stops. Makes me feel a lot safer than having to find a switch you have to turn off by hand.
"It ain't what you're told, it's what you know." - Granny Weatherwax
Some days, the supply of available curse words is insufficient to meet my demands.
Call me a craftsman, artisan, or artistic, and I will accept that. Call me an artist and you will likely get a quite rude comment in return. I am not a @#$%ing artist.