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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Another Dumb DC Question

10-18-2017 11:36 AM by Dustin

I know everyone is sick of these, but what the heck, I’ve got a questio...

10 10-18-2017 06:08 PM
View txn's profile

Shop lighting

10-16-2017 08:25 PM by txn

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

40 10-18-2017 02:06 PM
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Keeping your shop clean & organized

01-06-2008 01:57 AM by ErsatzTom

For those of you who do it successfully, do you have any particular methodolo...

58 10-17-2017 10:30 PM
View GatorTim's profile

Reconfiguring Dust Collection System

10-12-2017 11:42 AM by GatorTim

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

7 10-14-2017 11:32 AM
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Dust Collection: Rework of a 'minimum' single stage

01-24-2015 08:48 AM by Dave_London

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

4 10-14-2017 11:11 AM
View John's profile


10-13-2017 10:41 PM by John

I’m in Canada today but found out my new Sharkguard for my table saw ar...

3 10-14-2017 10:44 AM
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hf dust collector bag install

10-05-2017 07:51 AM by rmeir

have struggled for a year trying to install the collection bag on the hf dust...

4 10-08-2017 04:33 PM
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Sealing Woodshop Floor

09-06-2017 05:57 PM by FredB301

I’m thinking about sealing my concrete woodshop floor with an epoxy tha...

10 09-30-2017 05:31 PM
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Routing rabbets - How much material can I remove in one pass.

09-27-2017 04:22 PM by ScaryDull

Hi there I am building some big sliding barn doors for a closet – th...

11 09-29-2017 05:47 AM
View Scott's profile

Tablesaw Kickback!

09-24-2017 03:01 PM by Scott

I was ripping some boards to size yesterday while finishing our living room r...

14 09-25-2017 08:46 AM
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Gas hot water heater in the shop

06-03-2009 02:36 AM by bigdave

Hi all. I’m brand new to this and am in the process of setting up a sma...

14 09-16-2017 08:03 PM
View John's profile

New Switch

09-13-2017 06:10 PM by John

I’ve got to replace the switch on my Delta Contractor saw. I bought the...

3 09-13-2017 09:24 PM
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Cutting corian?

09-07-2014 06:32 PM by skatefriday

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

34 09-12-2017 09:30 AM
View Dan's profile

Use this to help cut a very small part to exacting dimensions

09-06-2017 02:14 PM by Dan

Or don’t, its up to you, but I have found using a rubber turkey/chicken...

1 09-07-2017 01:39 AM
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Chip and Dust Bucket Separator

09-06-2017 09:11 AM by Bluenote38

So I built this 5gal bucket separator. My objective is to separate out mo...

7 09-06-2017 06:26 PM
View ddillon's profile

Bug bites.... from my woodshop?

09-02-2017 06:35 PM by ddillon

Wasn’t sure where to post this…. recently, I’ve been get...

10 09-03-2017 07:35 PM
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penn state is discontinuing their cyclone dust collectors

07-01-2016 09:35 PM by scottfl

Hi all, like many of you, I have spent countless hours researching before dec...

19 09-01-2017 10:15 PM
View Rookie65's profile

Newly developed fear of saws

08-27-2017 01:03 PM by Rookie65

Hello. I make magnets, small wall decor and coffee tables. I primarily use pa...

29 08-31-2017 11:09 AM
View augerpro's profile

Hopefully not just another Dust Collection thread...

08-18-2017 11:17 AM by augerpro

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

17 08-30-2017 07:24 PM
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Electrical question

08-29-2017 04:33 PM by MrRon

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

26 08-30-2017 11:29 AM

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