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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View Fuegoman's profile

Are the old Craftsman jointers safe?

05-25-2018 02:59 AM by Fuegoman

I am currently refurbishing an old Craftsman 113 TS… I thought it would...

5 05-25-2018 04:32 AM
View William Shelley's profile

First time with a dado set

05-22-2018 06:36 AM by William Shelley

Hi all, Just got my new Freud SD608 dado set installed and made some test ...

4 05-22-2018 04:31 PM
View thepurrsian's profile

Woodworking and septic tanks

05-03-2018 03:39 PM by thepurrsian

Hi, this may seem a bit odd on a WW forum but, my question has to do with sho...

21 05-19-2018 04:58 PM
View Marleywoodie's profile

CO2 alarms going off in wood shop

04-19-2018 01:42 PM by Marleywoodie

The last two times I’ve been working in my shop, after I was finished, ...

14 05-13-2018 02:25 PM
View Rick's profile

Using An "Auto Nailer". PROPERLY. (CLOSED! My Error!)

05-11-2018 05:49 PM by Rick

NO! This is NOT My Finger!

3 05-12-2018 06:06 PM
View GT350's profile

Router table kickback

05-06-2018 02:26 PM by GT350

I was trying to make a 3/4” deep stopped dado in the side of a 14” long piece...

9 05-06-2018 05:56 PM
View ocean's profile

More light on the subject

05-02-2018 06:20 PM by ocean

I recently purchased a couple of LED lights from Ikea. Don’t know if an...

7 05-04-2018 01:49 AM
View AffineCreations's profile

Rip cut binds on table saw, best solution?

04-08-2012 06:07 PM by AffineCreations

Ripping a 24” long, 7” wide, 1” thick piece of cherry on my...

16 05-02-2018 12:43 AM
View jsvenson11's profile

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...

14 04-26-2018 10:40 PM
View RedWoodworker's profile

Talk me into getting a dust collector...

04-18-2018 05:31 PM by RedWoodworker

I have a cabinet table saw, 14” bandsaw, and various sanders, etc. that...

21 04-23-2018 02:28 AM
View jklingel's profile

HEPA filters on PAPR; how many?

04-21-2018 06:39 PM by jklingel

I am buying a 3M PAPR and need to order HEPA filters. The PAPR is discontinue...

1 04-23-2018 02:15 AM
View Noskcaj's profile

Think before putting your hands somewhere

04-14-2018 01:10 PM by Noskcaj

Just wanted to post my story that landed me in the ER. I consider myself a sa...

12 04-20-2018 12:16 AM
View Steve's profile

Dust Masks

02-22-2018 03:35 PM by Steve

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

31 04-18-2018 12:23 PM
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...

32 04-17-2018 02:09 AM
View jklingel's profile

PAPR with a beard?

04-15-2018 07:46 PM by jklingel

After reading Pentz’s web page, I think I wised up. I am looking into a...

5 04-17-2018 01:52 AM
View JohnMcClure's profile

Recommend quality safety glasses?

04-12-2018 11:45 PM by JohnMcClure

(Existing threads on this topic seem to be several years old. So here’s...

10 04-16-2018 05:36 AM
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...

41 04-15-2018 02:33 PM
View rwe2156's profile

Guys - Don't do this!!

04-03-2018 01:57 PM by rwe2156

Maybe this will save someone a trip to the ER. Don’t leave tools in ...

21 04-14-2018 01:00 AM
View LazarusDB's profile

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...

16 04-12-2018 05:34 PM
View Karda's profile

slicing with a chainsaw

04-03-2018 08:12 PM by Karda

Hi, I want to slice about an inch from this pice of ash bowl blank. The piece...

20 04-04-2018 08:54 PM

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