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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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View RichardDePetris's profile

Is Bill Pentz dust collector safety exaggerated?

06-10-2015 06:06 AM by RichardDePetris

I’m considering building my own dust collector. I found several parts t...

32 02-12-2016 12:47 AM
View JeffP's profile

Took a break from woodworking - hurt myself on the toilet

02-10-2016 12:27 PM by JeffP

Somebody put together an interesting and remarkable interactive graph of thin...

3 02-10-2016 07:54 PM
View Deejerm's profile

Jet Riving knife

02-06-2016 01:24 PM by Deejerm

Hello all. Long time reader first time poster. I currently own a Jet JPS-10TS...

10 02-07-2016 02:39 AM
View willie's profile

Rockler's new catalog

02-03-2016 03:31 PM by willie

Got the new Rockler’s catalog yesterday. After looking through it, I re...

6 02-03-2016 07:11 PM
View becikeja's profile

Need to use a respirator but don't- options?

01-25-2016 12:19 PM by becikeja

Every machine I use has the proper DC connections to eliminate dust, but I co...

18 02-02-2016 12:33 PM
View AdamScudder's profile

Woodwork classes in Long Island ? ? ?

05-19-2012 11:57 AM by AdamScudder

Hey guys this post goes out in particular to anybody living in Long Island, b...

22 02-01-2016 03:41 AM
View Deulen's profile

New tool "Deulen Safety Fence"

07-28-2014 04:36 PM by Deulen

I’ve got a new safety device for the table saw hitting the market. V...

62 01-27-2016 07:21 PM
View BertFlores58's profile

Returning to Work after a Stroke

01-25-2016 12:50 AM by BertFlores58

It has been 2 years that I didn’t post any in LJ. For some reason, I f...

16 01-26-2016 11:57 AM
View TZH's profile

Woodstoves and Flash Explosions

01-21-2016 10:08 PM by TZH

In doing a bit of research on this, I was able to verify what I already knew ...

31 01-25-2016 10:21 PM
View knotscott's profile

Help With Tree Cutting Strategy

01-21-2016 01:25 PM by knotscott

A large ash tree fell in our back yard about 10 days ago. I plan to cut it i...

33 01-23-2016 08:56 PM
View stoutrugby's profile

Need best long term idea for having Planer table smooth and glide nice

01-21-2016 04:45 PM by stoutrugby

I have a 20” Powermatic Planer and I wanted to know what everyone’...

17 01-23-2016 07:48 PM
View 716's profile

Ultimate kickbak protection

01-23-2016 02:53 PM by 716

I think this guy should be very very well protected at the table saw at least...

4 01-23-2016 04:36 PM
View athomas5009's profile

Dust collection (advise/thoughts)

01-20-2016 03:30 AM by athomas5009

As soon as the weather breaks dust collection upgrades are going to be a top ...

2 01-20-2016 05:02 PM
View agfrag's profile

Advice needed for small shop dust collection... what is best choice under $1000?

10-29-2015 03:33 AM by agfrag

Ok, I have been agonizing over what dust collection equipment to buy for too ...

35 01-20-2016 06:02 AM
View ste6168's profile

Whole Shop Kill Switch

01-19-2016 08:07 PM by ste6168

Like the kind you would find in a woodshop classroom, specifically in the hig...

8 01-19-2016 11:39 PM
View huyz's profile

Trying to set up a dust collection system

01-18-2016 07:00 PM by huyz

Hey all, I’m trying to set up some kind of dust collection. I currently...

11 01-19-2016 09:23 PM
View seenial09's profile

Charleston woodworkers

01-19-2016 08:19 PM by seenial09

Any Charleston, SC area woodworkers who are knowledgeable regarding Bill Pent...

0 01-19-2016 08:19 PM
View JAAune's profile

Oily Rags = Very Dangerous

10-09-2015 05:23 AM by JAAune

Spontaneous combustion is a hazard known to most of us but for those new to t...

59 01-17-2016 07:21 PM
View dbw's profile

voc pre/post filter for Jet AFS-1000B

01-16-2016 11:05 PM by dbw

Does anyone know of a source for a Jet AFS-1000B pre or post filter which wil...

0 01-16-2016 11:05 PM
View Rob's profile

Homeowners Insurance Issues

10-01-2015 11:27 PM by Rob

I received a notice of non-renewal from my homeowners insurance company with ...

35 01-14-2016 12:09 PM

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