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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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09-17-2014 02:42 AM by sawdust703

The Past few days here in NW Kansas, the weather has been cool, for this time...

4 09-17-2014 12:49 PM
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PM1900 Dust Collector - Collector Bag Leaking

09-29-2013 04:57 PM by Pete504

PM1900 Dust Collector – Collector Bag LeakingI have a Powermatic PM1900...

5 09-16-2014 05:26 PM
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Router safety

09-11-2014 08:51 PM by BigAxe

I use a router frequently. The router is handheld, I don’t have a route...

10 09-12-2014 04:16 PM
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Cutting corian?

09-07-2014 11:32 PM by skatefriday

I went dumpster diving out at a local countertop installer’s shop today...

26 09-11-2014 04:33 PM
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Wynn Environmental filter OR not?

09-09-2014 05:06 PM by Shawn

I have the Harbor Freight dust collector and thought about upgrading the filt...

13 09-10-2014 05:39 PM
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Shop Clothing and Insects -- Bee Careful In the Shop

07-24-2013 02:56 PM by HorizontalMike

OK, I wasn’t going to post this, but rethought this and feel I should s...

74 09-06-2014 05:19 PM
View Mark Smith's profile

Does this look safe?

09-02-2014 07:50 PM by Mark Smith

See the below image. This came in an email from Jet. Is it just me, or does...

46 09-04-2014 11:06 PM
View Charlie's profile

Hey, guys.... SWEEP!

09-03-2014 01:02 AM by Charlie

Just a reminder to be cautious about what you’re standing on. A local g...

14 09-03-2014 11:54 PM
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Shop Notes #13 Dust collector, has anyone had any experience with it?

08-30-2014 01:23 PM by Straightlines

The title says most all of my question. I’m waffling between the Shop ...

4 09-03-2014 04:54 AM
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Dado Blades on a Delta 34-444

09-01-2014 11:12 AM by Cooksboro

Hello all, My 1st post and I got here by searching info on my recent purcha...

2 09-01-2014 12:37 PM
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cheap owners

08-30-2014 04:30 PM by Joseph Jossem

I have seen alot of companies here paying under the table etc..At first i did...

31 09-01-2014 12:20 AM
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Newby TS kickback question

08-26-2014 12:36 AM by TM44

Hey folks - This is my first post on this site. hope I have this in the ri...

40 08-31-2014 09:21 PM
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Another, home made, shop air cleaner. It blows big time!

01-20-2013 02:35 PM by b2rtch

Trying to fight the dust in suspension the air in my shop I decided the make ...

25 08-31-2014 03:37 PM
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sad end to my shop

01-20-2014 10:11 PM by Monte Pittman

This is what my shop looked like last night And this i...

191 08-31-2014 01:54 AM
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If you don't trust your push stick: Don't use it!!

08-26-2014 01:56 PM by TomVervoort

At first I want to say that this accident is totally my own fault. My R...

10 08-30-2014 07:19 PM
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Shop vac dust bag questions

08-30-2014 01:36 AM by InstantSiv

Hi, I have 2 questions about shop vac dust bags. My setup: Shopvac with th...

3 08-30-2014 01:14 PM
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Earthquake Got Me

08-24-2014 09:34 PM by dgrant

This is what a 6.0 quake will do to your shop. Everything ended up in the mi...

26 08-29-2014 06:10 PM
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Clean Air (Dust Collector, Air filter etc)

08-26-2014 02:57 PM by agallant

Please educate me on dust collectors and air filtration systems. Currently I ...

11 08-28-2014 09:05 PM
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How safe is a radial arm saw and is it a good addition to the shop?

08-24-2014 04:20 AM by Alan72

I’am going to look a used Delta shop master Radial arm saw in the morni...

44 08-26-2014 04:12 AM
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Me again second question re dust collection?

08-18-2014 09:45 PM by SCOTSMAN

Hi I wrote recently and explained that, I am about to design /make a practica...

7 08-25-2014 01:08 AM

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