Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'protection'

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random #27: New Rule: Face shield mandatory (when turning barked pieces)

09-04-2009 10:40 PM by Gary Fixler | 19 comments »

Just a quick note. I found some logs (again!) and quickly sliced up a half log for the turning. It had some loose bark I tore off, but also some seemingly strongly-affixed pieces that I decided to leave on. Too hard to remove. I was only at around 1000RPM (2nd out of about 6 speed settings on my Jet 12×20), when wHaCk! A piece of heavy, hard bark about 3”x5”, and around 3/16” thick smacked me really hard in the face. I was wearing a polycarbonate full-face shield fro...

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Tool Reviews #1: Grr-Ripper 200 Review

01-22-2013 07:08 PM by Summers Woodworking | 0 comments »

Hey folks, I just launched my newest tool review. Would you please check it out and like it if you do? Thanks….

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Handy tip for protecting knife tip...gouges and chisels too

07-07-2011 07:29 AM by darkhollow | 5 comments »

the best thing I have found for storing small knives, gouges and chisels in is synthetic wine corks. They do not wear out nearly as fast as regular corks, are non-corosive and not very absorbent, and hold tightly any tool stabbed into them, protecting knife and finger tips. They are also becoming more and more common, and being non-biodegradable or -recyclable, are just adding to land-fills. I’m trying to find other uses for these as well.

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KEEPING TOOLS SHARP #1: A freebie idea for protecting an edge

12-06-2015 04:23 AM by trotter | 6 comments »

This occurred to me as a freebie idea. I try to keep my blades sharp but it is not just the cost but the time travelling back and forth to the store that irritates me. I am sure anyone who has sent saw blades away for sharpening will have had them come back protected by an oily waxy substance like this. I have been keeping this material to melt down and protect my chisels after sharpening. You will also see the red wax covering from Babybel cheeses. I plan to melt these as well i...

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