Safety won,t hurt - this does

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Blog entry by Gary posted 02-06-2010 10:16 PM 1946 reads 0 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A few months, Odie made a post about getting hurt because he wasn’t keeping his mind on what he was doing. Well…...

stuff happens when you don’t pay attention.

especially when you are thinking about what you are going to do instead of what you’re doing.

That tablesaw in my shop ain’t no sawstop

And typing with one hand is no fun

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-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#1 posted 02-06-2010 10:17 PM


-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#2 posted 02-06-2010 10:19 PM


-- -erik & christy-

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#3 posted 02-06-2010 10:23 PM

sorry to see this gary ,

hope you feel better soon !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#4 posted 02-06-2010 10:24 PM

ouchies :(

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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#5 posted 02-06-2010 10:51 PM

ouch …oh …wow….....the saw strikes again…...sorry for the wound…...maybe this would be good advertiseing for sawstop …makes me wanna…...not get cut..thats what…....grizzman….....hope you feel better soon… it your right hand…the one you do everything with…...ouch…....if so you will learn some new skills…with the lefty….....

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#6 posted 02-06-2010 10:59 PM

Damn Gary, that picture made me suck half of this wheelchair up my _ . Now where did I put those tire irons? I did a similar thing with a bandsaw about 30 years ago. I’m glad you still got the thumb.

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#7 posted 02-06-2010 11:00 PM

auuch !!!


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#8 posted 02-06-2010 11:07 PM

Holy cow, that has GOT to hurt! Did you go to the hospital?

-- Chip ----------- 6:8

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#9 posted 02-06-2010 11:20 PM

Man! That hurts! I’m sitting here holding my thumb ‘cause it hurts BAD just looking at those pics! What happened? Owwwwwwww!!!!!!

-- Robert - Haven Wood Crafts

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#10 posted 02-06-2010 11:44 PM

ok so if i wanted to build a table from body parts, how clean did it cut, or was there a lot of chipout? j/k
that looks horrible and made me cringe pretty bad, i was doing a few dado cuts with the mitre and going to town when i started to take notice because i swore i felt a breeze next to my thumb, well luckily thats all it was but it was incredibly close to about the same situation, its amazing how often you can get lax on safetly, i dont mind a few scrapes and such but when gaping wounds start coming into play thats no good
but it could have been worse… be careful guys n gals!

-- if you dont have it, build it, especially when its a stupid idea

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#11 posted 02-06-2010 11:47 PM

So sorry Gary for your pain it only brings two words to mind “Saw Stop”. It’s on my list.
A scary reminder to us all.

-- Custom furniture

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#12 posted 02-07-2010 12:18 AM

Left hand Grizz…
OH…hope you can get that wheelchair disloged. Still have the thumb..just a little reshaped
Iy hurt Padre…it hurt. Didn’t go to the hospital. Got two RN’s living in the house…one certified in wound care
Robert…stupidity happened… push stick
Bob, not exactly the cleanest cut. Shoulda had a backer board!
Me too Jim. Me too

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#13 posted 02-07-2010 12:25 AM

May God bless you with a speedy recovery and thanks for the reawakening !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#14 posted 02-07-2010 12:52 AM

Sorry for your pain, but these posts help keep me vigil as I work in the shop everyday.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#15 posted 02-07-2010 01:47 AM

Sorry, thanks for the reminder.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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