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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Fire extinguishers in the shop

05-13-2010 05:41 AM by PCM

Does anyone have any expertise on what type and size fire extinguisher would ...

18 12-17-2017 09:09 PM
View Mengtian's profile

Shop Fox 1.5 HP (W1685) options for garage workshop

12-12-2017 06:47 PM by Mengtian

I just purchased a W1685 Shop Fox 1.5HP DC. I run a one man shop and do not ...

16 12-17-2017 03:21 PM
View rmeir's profile

dust collector bags

12-17-2017 01:40 AM by rmeir

I have the 1 hp rikon dust collecor works well, but the zipper on the bottom ...

1 12-17-2017 12:03 PM
View Ben's profile

Has anyone else had this problem with blade brakes?

12-06-2017 04:34 PM by Ben

So… I’m not absolutely certain where to put this in the forums. B...

5 12-08-2017 03:59 PM
View Walt's profile

Miter joints

12-04-2017 12:50 AM by Walt

If a picture frame is completed with nice tight miters can the outside of the...

7 12-04-2017 01:23 PM
View Dave's profile

Combine a HF DC and an Ambient Air Cleaner to use one Wynn Cartridge Filter?

11-26-2017 06:55 PM by Dave

I have a HF DC that I am ordering a Wynn cartridge filter for. I also picked...

4 12-01-2017 08:40 PM
View pontic's profile

19mp motor on a 20 amp circuit.

12-01-2017 01:53 PM by pontic

If I purchase a planer that draws 19 peak amps. Will it keep tripping my 20am...

6 12-01-2017 05:48 PM
View txn's profile

Shop lighting

10-17-2017 01:25 AM by txn

I am plannin I building my shop in the near future and am not finding answers...

75 12-01-2017 03:17 PM
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120v & 240v outlets on the same circuit

11-22-2017 04:42 PM by rbrjr1

Here is what I’m thinking about as I re-wire my shop (lets brainstorm a...

47 11-26-2017 04:18 PM
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Electrical question

08-29-2017 09:33 PM by MrRon

This is a woodworking forum and I know there are some electricians on this si...

27 11-22-2017 01:54 PM
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Who Needs OSHA?

11-06-2017 04:25 PM by GraceAndDrew

Check this out! Not safe at all but man they can crank it out! Mother of a...

11 11-18-2017 09:39 AM
View augerpro's profile

Hopefully not just another Dust Collection thread...

08-18-2017 04:17 PM by augerpro

Hi all, first post here! I’m in the process of designing a DC system fo...

20 11-11-2017 09:14 PM
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Reconfiguring Dust Collection System

10-12-2017 04:42 PM by GatorTim

Hi fellow LJs! I need help with my dust collection system re-design. I hav...

12 11-11-2017 06:49 PM
View rmeir's profile

connecting oneida dust deputy to hf dc

10-28-2017 01:31 AM by rmeir

no idea what im doing wrong hooked the harbor freight dc to the oneida and i ...

4 11-11-2017 05:40 AM
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Is it okay to break the 12" stock rule on a jointer for taller stock?

11-10-2017 02:23 AM by Spindlecraft

So, I’ve been making (or attempting to at least) these LED desk lamps. ...

4 11-10-2017 03:05 AM
View Dustin's profile

Affordable 5 inch DC ducting?

10-31-2017 01:24 PM by Dustin

Title pretty much says it all. I’m awaiting delivery of a steel SDD, w...

8 11-05-2017 04:22 PM
View Kazooman's profile

Fire Extinguisher Recall

11-04-2017 08:38 PM by Kazooman

I saw a news article the other day discussing a large recall of Kidde brand f...

1 11-05-2017 01:12 AM
View jordanmc's profile

Herringbone to plane or not to plane

10-31-2017 02:18 PM by jordanmc

I haven’t played much with the herringbone patterns. But I have a ton of skat...

3 11-02-2017 01:30 PM
View Sal89's profile

Wood filler dust inhalation concern

10-30-2017 01:33 PM by Sal89

Hi all, I recently began working in a local community wood shop-sort of a ...

1 10-30-2017 01:49 PM
View 47phord's profile

The importance of a fire extinguisher

10-21-2017 09:36 PM by 47phord

So, I working in the shop, setting up the bandsaw to break down a small tree ...

8 10-23-2017 10:49 AM

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