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 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...

63 05-16-2017 05:23 PM
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Woodworking equipment and wheelchairs.....

10-23-2010 08:43 AM by lilredweldingrod

When I began woodworking, I was already in a wheelchair. As I collected my po...

86 05-15-2017 03:12 AM
View pontic's profile

Walnut Acre Woodworking?

05-13-2017 11:13 PM by pontic

I just purchased a BORK riving knife for my Jet saw. Got it on line from the ...

1 05-14-2017 03:34 AM
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Table Saw Blade Guard Issue

05-06-2017 01:14 PM by Silvio

I have a powermatic 64A T-saw that came with a blade guard design I d...

2 05-06-2017 05:25 PM
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condensation in my new storage steel shed/garage sized

02-25-2013 03:59 PM by SCOTSMAN

I posted already about my new steel garage which I bought this year.I am usin...

20 05-04-2017 03:05 AM
View BillyDoubleU's profile

Yeah, Dust collection, this is what I am thinking...

04-30-2017 11:09 PM by BillyDoubleU

Ok guys (and gals), I suppose I will pick up some DC “system” bef...

37 05-03-2017 03:52 PM
View Slider20's profile

Cleaning your Shop with a Leaf Blower?

03-01-2017 04:54 AM by Slider20

I’ve heard people mention that they clean their shop with a leaf blower...

34 05-01-2017 04:48 PM
View MagicalMichael's profile

Fixing table saw binding and kickback

04-28-2017 09:11 PM by MagicalMichael

I searched through and found a number of older threads but none that addresse...

12 04-30-2017 02:52 AM
View Seamus0559's profile

Old plasterboard. HELP!

12-27-2013 02:46 AM by Seamus0559

Hi all, I am removing a wall in my 1909 four square. I was surprised when I h...

15 04-24-2017 11:22 AM
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...

25 04-23-2017 11:09 PM
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04-20-2017 12:51 PM by dorald

Has anyone in the community coated their shop floor with a product called ...

0 04-20-2017 12:51 PM
View mrramsey's profile

Opinions on the Grizzly G0777 Cyclone?

10-28-2016 01:06 PM by mrramsey

Hey guys – I have been searching all over looking for any information o...

10 04-19-2017 12:16 AM
View Dzhaughn's profile

Router table parallel rip in 2 passes

04-11-2017 01:29 AM by Dzhaughn

I am a beginner. Here is a crazy idea that occurred to me to do this parallel...

22 04-17-2017 12:06 PM
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I'm considering opening a pay-as-you-go Woodshop in Northern Virginia.

04-14-2017 09:22 PM by Knot_in_my_wood

I have been doing some research and I have found some on the west coast, but ...

22 04-15-2017 05:27 PM
View Sarit's profile

Cyclone accident

04-10-2017 12:15 AM by Sarit

So I bought an old Clearvue Cyclone used on CL not too long ago. Its one of t...

12 04-10-2017 11:27 PM
View JediMario's profile

Shark or Bork for old Grizzly saw

04-04-2017 03:52 PM by JediMario

Hello,I purchased a 2001 1023Z Grizzly Right tilt table saw. No splitter or r...

0 04-04-2017 03:52 PM
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Noise reduction for Dust Collector

04-03-2017 03:40 PM by leftcoaster

Hi, I have a Laguna C|Flux 1.5 horse dust collector. I keep it in an al...

3 04-04-2017 02:17 AM
View Chashint's profile

Bandsaw gave me a little bite

04-01-2017 07:29 PM by Chashint

This morning I decided to use the band saw to cut some oak firewood splits in...

18 04-02-2017 11:33 PM
View Rrrandy's profile

Best safety device(s)...

03-21-2017 09:07 PM by Rrrandy

I purchased my tablesaw 15 years ago. After suffering through a couple of kic...

40 03-29-2017 02:40 AM
View b_minus's profile

Dust Collection using wye off unit?

03-26-2017 04:37 PM by b_minus

Long time lurker here, and I have learned a lot…now its time to dive in...

8 03-28-2017 01:37 PM

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