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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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Table saw question

4 days ago by straycat

I need to cut 1/4” thick slats for a baby cradle. How can I do this sa...

14 3 days ago
View dbhost's profile (online now)

Dealing with plantar fasciitis for those of us with concrete floors.

5 days ago by dbhost

If you haven’t experienced the joy that is plantar fasciitis, count you...

29 4 days ago
View Medickep's profile

Is this safe to do

5 days ago by Medickep

I’m working on some cabinet doors for the first time and think I’...

7 5 days ago
View OldWrangler's profile

Need some advice

7 days ago by OldWrangler

This is probably the wrong place to put this but nothing else seems to fit ei...

7 6 days ago
View jtm's profile

Quick safety observation about the table saw splitter

16 days ago by jtm

I was just sawing a piece of rough walnut in half. The wood closed back in...

7 14 days ago
View praspekt's profile

large bit hand routing safety?

25 days ago by praspekt

i have several large boards, and table tops that i’d like to plane down...

15 16 days ago
View MarkTheFiddler's profile

So, Just one quick cut?

37 days ago by MarkTheFiddler

Yeah right! Who woulda’ known that eye protection can save an eye! I ne...

30 20 days ago
View Whiskers's profile

Fire Extinquisher topic resurrection

23 days ago by Whiskers

Okay guys, I know there are a few firemen type out there but yall really drop...

16 22 days ago
View erik25's profile

Pinching the blade during a crosscut?

23 days ago by erik25

I was making an end grain cutting board the other day, and when I went to cro...

3 23 days ago
View OldWrangler's profile

Just when you think you are bulletproof.......

24 days ago by OldWrangler

I can work every day in my shop and for months, not so much as a spli...

25 24 days ago
View fuzzface's profile

UNBELIEVABLE !!! NEITHER OF THESE GUYS ARE WEARING SAFETY GLASSES !!!

29 days ago by fuzzface

19 29 days ago
View johnhutchinson's profile

Finally !!! Some serious hand tool woodworking

31 days ago by johnhutchinson

I especially like the part where he chops between his feet. :)https://www.yo...

20 30 days ago
View jimmyhopps's profile

bolt direction for table saw blade

33 days ago by jimmyhopps

I’ve been meaning to ask this for a while. The picture attached is of ...

9 32 days ago
View jd53's profile

dust collection help

33 days ago by jd53

Setting up shop in my garage. Tools I have are table saw, router table, plane...

8 32 days ago
View bigblockyeti's profile

Another soon to be nine finger woodworker

75 days ago by bigblockyeti

This project is actually pretty neat, another take on the saturated wood to m...

8 33 days ago
View CH53ECC's profile

Advice on how to make a cut

39 days ago by CH53ECC

I’m new to this hobby and not sure the safest way to make a cut on the ...

11 37 days ago
View eljiggo's profile

Almost removed some fingers today.

40 days ago by eljiggo

This is my first post, and I share this because Ive found some of the most in...

17 38 days ago
View msparky14's profile

Shop Heat

130 days ago by msparky14

I was reading some posts from other people who were wanting to know the best ...

26 38 days ago
View jimmyhopps's profile

Recommendations for above the blade dust collection devices?

39 days ago by jimmyhopps

Title says it all. I’ve seen these in a few member blogs. the most int...

6 39 days ago
View thewfool's profile

How can I cut on a too-small table saw

40 days ago by thewfool

I am very new to woodworking. I’ve been watching a lot of youtube and ...

17 39 days ago

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