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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03-16-2018 05:02 PM by FloridaCracker

My brother was working in my dads old shop, quit work around 4 am by 10:00 th...

1 03-16-2018 05:29 PM
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Wynn vs Damn Filters

02-08-2018 02:39 PM by jsvenson11

I’ve been reading the forums for a while on a variety of topics. Now l...

13 03-15-2018 12:26 PM
View JoshinDC's profile

Chamfer thick top with right tilting table saw

03-11-2018 02:44 PM by JoshinDC

I have a large-ish (20”x50”x1”) cherry panel, that I’...

21 03-12-2018 07:59 PM
View Scott's profile

Air Cleaner: Make or Buy?

01-05-2018 01:02 AM by Scott

I’m looking for some advice from my fellow LJs on air cleaners. I̵...

27 03-12-2018 12:28 AM
View el_mustango's profile

Face shield when using the table saw

02-15-2018 09:24 PM by el_mustango

Sorry if this has been talked about before (I looked and couldn’t find ...

57 03-08-2018 10:20 PM
View RocDoc's profile

Shop Ventilation

03-07-2018 02:09 PM by RocDoc

I have small basement shop, 12 ft x 23 ft., with no ventilation and no window...

3 03-07-2018 02:57 PM
View bigblockyeti's profile

Time for a hammer till!

03-03-2018 06:38 PM by bigblockyeti

I’ve consolidated all my hammers I could find from the junk drawer in t...

19 03-07-2018 02:43 PM
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Electrical issue

02-14-2018 01:22 AM by Trout121180

So here’s my problem. I want to start off by saying I know very little about ...

67 03-02-2018 03:12 AM
View rwe2156's profile

Sawstop Injury - you should check this

02-26-2018 01:44 PM by rwe2156

I didn’t know this could happen. If I owned a SS I would be a bit conce...

27 03-01-2018 02:04 AM
View jamsomito's profile

smell burning wood through respirator?

02-28-2018 01:50 PM by jamsomito

Quick question here – can you smell burning wood through a P100 mask if...

4 02-28-2018 04:02 PM
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NRR rating on hearing protection

02-23-2018 01:16 PM by LazarusDB

I now have regular ringing in my ears from years of loud music, tools, etc. M...

13 02-26-2018 07:20 PM
View bndawgs's profile

Dust Masks

02-22-2018 03:35 PM by bndawgs

Looking for any recommendations on a good set up. I’m still all stuffe...

17 02-23-2018 03:23 PM
View Deadend's profile

Cutting 1/4" steel rod with band saw

02-22-2018 06:59 PM by Deadend

Would it be safe to cut 1/4” steel rod to size with a 14 TPI blade on a...

13 02-23-2018 01:41 AM
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Wiring question about my Hitachi C10FL

02-16-2018 10:39 AM by Imrsarge

So I have a Hitachi C10FL table saw which I have had for well over ten years....

6 02-19-2018 01:27 AM
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reusing old furniture

02-18-2018 05:01 PM by NotaJock

By the time it got to me an old dressing table was missing the mirror on the ...

3 02-18-2018 09:25 PM
View BikerDad's profile

Super Dust Deputy DIY conversion or Oneida Mini Gorilla?

02-14-2018 07:53 PM by BikerDad

Looking to upgrade my dust collection from my existing Delta 50-760 single st...

11 02-18-2018 06:23 PM
View jamsomito's profile

Dried glue

01-31-2018 01:11 AM by jamsomito

Let’s talk dried glue. I’ve done some dumb things in the shop to...

37 02-15-2018 12:49 AM
View Rayne's profile

Suction Loss at and through Blast Gates?

05-31-2015 11:32 PM by Rayne

Good Evening LJ’s, I was finalizing my dust collection and noticed...

19 02-14-2018 02:29 AM
View WorksInTheory's profile

If you double bag it is it better?

02-09-2018 12:51 AM by WorksInTheory

So currently I am running my 2hp HF dust collector out the door. I was thinki...

4 02-12-2018 05:23 PM
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Okay talk some sense into me

02-03-2018 11:12 PM by WorksInTheory

Hi I was using the planer hooked to a rolling 1hp Grizzly dust collector. Unt...

18 02-09-2018 01:47 AM

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