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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Accident with a "Skil" type saw

2 days ago by MrRon

Last night, my daughter called to tell me her husband cut off two toes with a...

25 8 hours ago
View JerrodMcCrary's profile

Is this safe? Don't try this at home

40 days ago by JerrodMcCrary

I came across this a while back and had a laugh. This may leave a mark

33 9 hours ago
View SCOTSMAN's profile

Me again second question re dust collection?

2 days ago by SCOTSMAN

Hi I wrote recently and explained that, I am about to design /make a practica...

4 1 day ago
View Rayne's profile

Good Deal on Micro Jig Grr-ripper at Lowes

4 days ago by Rayne

I read somewhere that Lowes was offering the Grr-ripper now, so I searched th...

4 3 days ago
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Dust masks

9 days ago by diverlloyd

Has anyone used a washable dust mask? What mask or respirator do you use?Does...

15 8 days ago
View Absinthe's profile

Building brand new shop

11 days ago by Absinthe

I am in the process of moving to a new home. We will be tearing down an exist...

12 9 days ago
View Deulen's profile

New tool "Deulen Safety Fence"

23 days ago by Deulen

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

39 9 days ago
View Clarence's profile

Do respirator masks do the job?

1693 days ago by Clarence

I went out to my “shop” last night for the first time since the holidays bega...

22 11 days ago
View CharlesA's profile

Keeping tools unplugged?

14 days ago by CharlesA

Somewhere when I was setting up my shop, I remember reading the tip that one ...

29 13 days ago
View ducky911's profile

miter saw dust

18 days ago by ducky911

Hi, Shop down for a month now as I am working on dust. Miter saw in a n...

6 16 days ago
View bcurrey's profile

Shop Fox 1687 - good deal?

24 days ago by bcurrey

Local Craigslist guy has a W-1687 for $350 in the box. Sounds like he’s...

1 24 days ago
View RussJohnson's profile

Dust Collector fire hazard question

29 days ago by RussJohnson

I just got my Harbor Freight 2hp Dust collector and I’m planning how I’m goin...

6 29 days ago
View Shawn Masterson's profile

AC ???

31 days ago by Shawn Masterson

I was recently given a nice window ac. My thoughts are to cut it into the wa...

17 30 days ago
View okacookie's profile

Delta 50-850 or HF

38 days ago by okacookie

Hi everyone, I am in the market for a DC and was originally planning the H...

6 35 days ago
View BennyG's profile

After 10 + years....A momentary lapse of reason WARNING GRAPHIC PHOTOS!

44 days ago by BennyG

I’m posting the details of my shop accident solely for the purpose of a...

40 40 days ago
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1st post

45 days ago by whatnow213

Hello all, been lurking here and I decided that I should finally post a coupl...

11 45 days ago
View scrapper's profile

jointer injury

46 days ago by scrapper

Me and my father-in-law had just bought a used craftsman 6” joiner. It ...

8 46 days ago
View rrdesigns's profile

Shop heat

48 days ago by rrdesigns

I’m setting up a new shop in an old out building and will need to heat ...

10 46 days ago
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Table saw sled safety question

54 days ago by skatefriday

So I made a sled for my table saw roughly following the Wood Whispererand oth...

10 53 days ago
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Venting a basement shop

54 days ago by socrbent

I’m looking for suggestions on venting my basement shop when applying f...

5 53 days ago

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