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Blog series by Lee A. Jesberger updated 08-20-2008 02:27 AM 3 parts 6724 reads 123 comments total

Part 1: Regarding Karson's Kickback Survey

08-07-2008 04:04 PM by Lee A. Jesberger | 50 comments »

Hi All; I thought I would pass on HOW my kickback occurred, so everyone might keep this is mind when working in their shop, or anywhere someone might surprise you. First off, I do use a splitter for all through cuts, ALWAYS. (Obviously, cutting dodo’s and other cuts require it be removed) I had just started to rip a piece of wood, the board was almost to the splitter, but not quite. That’s when my wife busted in and startled me. I turned to see what happed behind me and m...

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Part 2: Hand Tools, Dangerous?

08-08-2008 01:53 PM by Lee A. Jesberger | 20 comments »

Hello again everyone; You guys and gals must be starting to think I like writing. Well I don’t, but does give me something to do when I’m sitting at my computer! Threefingerspat, which I believe is a Mafia nickname, (lol), made a point about the dangers of hand tools: “I would like to add one thing to this email string, power tools are not the only way woodworkers can sustain serious injury. Just look at my picture, my injury was made with a 1/2” chisel, no power to...

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Part 3: Caution, Very Graphic Video

08-20-2008 02:27 AM by Lee A. Jesberger | 53 comments »

Hi Everyone; First please note, I’m not trying to beat a dead horse here, however I am trying my very best to get every lumberjock to use a splitter, and much better one with anti kick back pawls. Even though we all use the table saw all the time, and it never happened before, and we’re extremely sure of ourselves, just keep in mind it only takes once. It’s a chance not worth taking. While looking around the internet I came across a video taken in a hospital Emerge...

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