Safety in the Woodworking Shop Forum

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Before you pick up those woodworking tools, take the time to ensure your safety in the shop! Eyes, ears, fingers, and lungs are all at risk when working with wood. Share your tips and stories of “lessons learned” to help others protect their health.

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View mahdee's profile (online now)

It happens... be prepared.

08-20-2016 01:39 AM by mahdee

Hello boys an girls,I was making a bowel using an angle grinder with a chains...

62 10-24-2016 04:03 PM
View mrramsey's profile

Another DC and ducting thread.... Need Help

10-19-2016 07:47 PM by mrramsey

Ok guys – I have been beating myself up for the past several days tryin...

16 10-24-2016 12:54 PM
View reggiek's profile

Cocobolo Blues (allergy)

09-14-2011 06:58 PM by reggiek

After all these years of woodworking, I have never reacted to a wood in this ...

20 10-23-2016 03:58 PM
View mcg1990's profile

Venting DC outside - Thien separator or cyclone?

10-18-2016 03:02 PM by mcg1990

I’m planning to upgrade my DC, like everyone else in this forum! My ...

7 10-18-2016 08:13 PM
View oldoakwooddesign's profile

3HP Dust Collector to a Cyclone... Oneida XL? Also filter options?

09-26-2016 01:36 PM by oldoakwooddesign

Hey Guys, I’m new to the forum but have been trying to find someone who...

16 10-18-2016 07:42 PM
View Dave_London's profile

Dust Collection: Rework of a 'minimum' single stage

01-24-2015 01:48 PM by Dave_London

Starting with a ‘minimum’ unit that used a plastic garbage ca...

3 10-12-2016 07:09 PM
View stoutrugby's profile

How to keep Formica air table top smooth and slippery

10-04-2016 05:22 PM by stoutrugby

I am sliding vinyl sash windows across my air table top which is made of Form...

3 10-05-2016 06:10 PM
View Evangogh's profile

Recommended work table hight

09-30-2016 04:02 PM by Evangogh

It’s about time to get rid of my old POS work table and I was consideri...

4 09-30-2016 05:36 PM
View fivecodys's profile

OK Dust Collection Guru's...Need some advice

09-29-2016 03:55 PM by fivecodys

Good morning Fellas.I am in the process of designing and modifying my DC syst...

11 09-30-2016 04:13 PM
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09-28-2016 10:13 PM by Codeman

Hey guys, I am new here have been browsing here for a few days and decided...

5 09-29-2016 07:55 PM
View fivecodys's profile

Venting Dust Collector To The Outside After Thien Seperator

08-19-2016 09:18 PM by fivecodys

Hi guys,For the last 10 years or so I have been using a Jet DC1100 in my gara...

12 09-29-2016 05:16 PM
View oldoakwooddesign's profile

Another dust collection option... A pressurized box?

09-28-2016 02:35 AM by oldoakwooddesign

So, I’m still new to the Forum but have been reading lots of the differ...

3 09-28-2016 06:16 PM
View BoxO's profile

Any advice on one type of Dust collection tool attachment.

09-22-2016 12:17 AM by BoxO

Hey folks,Looking for advice on using a common attaching device for the diffe...

7 09-25-2016 01:13 PM
View ColonelTravis's profile

I don't use many power tools, I'm safer, right? No? Hello, is this thing on?

09-23-2016 03:29 AM by ColonelTravis

Even if you don’t use much electricity in your shop, you need to think ...

14 09-24-2016 12:23 PM
View woodbutcherbynight's profile

For those wanting to add 220 svc or expand existing svc in shop

09-11-2016 03:30 PM by woodbutcherbynight

Yesterday my neighbor calls me in a panic to tell me how his breaker ...

32 09-20-2016 05:09 AM
View Joel Shappell's profile

Sawstop Fence warp/issue

02-26-2015 03:31 AM by Joel Shappell

For the past few times I’ve used my Sawstop, I wasn’t getting goo...

12 09-08-2016 06:30 AM
View JoeinGa's profile

Granny does your dog bite? No, child, no.

08-31-2016 03:10 PM by JoeinGa

But my 12” disc sander does ! Couple days ago I was working in my s...

35 09-02-2016 01:32 PM
View Bdobs13's profile

Filter sheet in Thien Baffle lid

09-01-2016 12:23 PM by Bdobs13

I’m looking to make my first dust separator for a shop vac system and w...

5 09-02-2016 10:43 AM
View Spitfire1's profile

My first dust collector

08-25-2016 04:26 AM by Spitfire1

I have been reading many articles on dust collection in the workshop lately a...

16 08-30-2016 03:15 AM
View I_like_meats's profile

Don't Trust Command Strips to Hold Your Projects :/

08-29-2016 05:48 PM by I_like_meats

Made this clock for my apartment in Auburn, which unfortunately doesn’t...

10 08-29-2016 11:33 PM

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