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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Dust Collector fire hazard question

2 days ago by RussJohnson

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

6 1 day ago
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AC ???

3 days ago by Shawn Masterson

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

17 2 days ago
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Delta 50-850 or HF

10 days ago by okacookie

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

6 7 days ago
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Is this safe? Don't try this at home

12 days ago by JerrodMcCrary

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

31 9 days ago
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After 10 + years....A momentary lapse of reason WARNING GRAPHIC PHOTOS!

16 days ago by BennyG

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

40 12 days ago
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1st post

18 days ago by whatnow213

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

11 17 days ago
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jointer injury

18 days ago by scrapper

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

8 18 days ago
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Shop heat

21 days ago by rrdesigns

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

10 18 days ago
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Table saw sled safety question

26 days ago by skatefriday

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

10 25 days ago
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Venting a basement shop

27 days ago by socrbent

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

5 25 days ago
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Automatic Dust Collector Control

2242 days ago by dustmonkey

I’ve seen some forum threads on dust collection and wanted to get some ...

23 28 days ago
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Securing Tools with Little Ones Around

30 days ago by wmixon

Hey Everyone, I was hoping (sorry if this is a repeat thread) that we coul...

7 29 days ago
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Talk about dangerous

55 days ago by carver1942

When I saw this I just couldn’t believe it!! Talk about unsafe. If this...

26 31 days ago
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safety guard

52 days ago by roadguy

Hello everyone. I’m new to this forum. I recently purchased a used Del...

8 31 days ago
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Cutting Small Pieces on a Table Saw

33 days ago by Chris

So this is an embarrassing experience to share but I really believe mistakes ...

19 31 days ago
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Mesh saefty glasses okay for woodworking?

35 days ago by InstantSiv

Hi all, I’m aware that there’s an alternative mesh safety glasses...

1 35 days ago
View 59Mike's profile

The most challenging, of challenging dust collection...

37 days ago by 59Mike

I’ve come to realize that my woodworking is probably a DCS designerR...

5 36 days ago
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Woodwork classes in Long Island ? ? ?

795 days ago by AdamScudder

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

14 37 days ago
View Roger's profile

Harbor Freight & Oneida Super Dust Deputy

74 days ago by Roger

First I want to say, WowZa! What a difference the added Oneida SDD makes with...

66 37 days ago
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Use a Push Pad on the Jointer!!! Warning - Graphic Injury Pics!

48 days ago by dmisita

So, I’m fairly new to woodworking and I bought a used Delta Benchtop Jo...

30 37 days ago

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