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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 Collection using wye off unit?

03-26-2017 11:37 AM by b_minus

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

3 03-26-2017 10:22 PM
View Rrrandy's profile

Best safety device(s)...

03-21-2017 04:07 PM by Rrrandy

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

27 03-26-2017 03:38 PM
View AdamScudder's profile

Woodwork classes in Long Island ? ? ?

05-19-2012 06:57 AM by AdamScudder

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

24 03-26-2017 01:41 PM
View PhillipRCW's profile

Safest bit for pattern routing

03-23-2017 01:38 PM by PhillipRCW

I love to do different designs on my cutting boards or even pattern routing s...

3 03-24-2017 01:24 PM
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How to dado a PVC pipe

08-06-2015 09:37 PM by Medickep

I have a project I’m about to start on, which calls for a 3/4” da...

32 03-21-2017 08:51 AM
View Mike Turner's profile

Dust Collection and Respirators

03-13-2017 11:31 AM by Mike Turner

I have a small shop 20 by 20. I have a HF dust collector ,Wynn filter and The...

3 03-13-2017 04:32 PM
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Bandsaw Safety

03-07-2017 11:46 AM by bobmayfield

I love my bandsaw and use it frequently, but it seems like no one ever mentio...

1 03-07-2017 12:42 PM
View SpikeJ's profile

Kick back on router table

05-09-2011 11:58 AM by SpikeJ

Today I had kick back on router table. I am wondering what is the cause of th...

17 03-06-2017 12:30 PM
View Will Stokes's profile

Grounding your Dust Collection System

01-31-2010 05:56 PM by Will Stokes

So I’ve finally broken down and decided to get serious about dust colle...

46 03-03-2017 01:05 PM
View Slider20's profile

Cleaning your Shop with a Leaf Blower?

02-28-2017 11:54 PM by Slider20

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

29 03-01-2017 02:17 PM
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How bad is it to breath in some sawdust

11-21-2011 12:40 PM by richgreer

We know that it is bad to breath in too much sawdust. Yet, I am sure all of...

34 03-01-2017 10:04 AM
View timthetoolman's profile

Tell us about your woodworking accidents

12-20-2009 09:40 PM by timthetoolman

Hello, just wanted to start a subject about woodworking safety dealing with o...

62 02-25-2017 03:27 AM
View mrramsey's profile

Another DC and ducting thread.... Need Help

10-19-2016 02:47 PM by mrramsey

Ok guys – I have been beating myself up for the past several days tryin...

18 02-22-2017 08:49 PM
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Air Filters - Electrostatic Filters?????

02-18-2017 04:39 PM by Andluth47

I am building a shop air filter with a squirrel cage fan….you know the ...

1 02-22-2017 07:11 PM
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Small board storage rack

02-21-2017 10:54 PM by difalkner

I don’t know if this goes under ‘Shop Safety’ but it’...

2 02-22-2017 09:17 AM
View Tom's profile

Thien Baffle...how tall to make one?

02-19-2017 05:30 PM by Tom

I’m doing an upgrade from the shop vac/dust deputy set up I’m usi...

1 02-19-2017 10:02 PM
View difalkner's profile

Making a downdraft sanding box

02-12-2017 11:30 PM by difalkner

Every time we sand anything at all we find that the dust is just too much to ...

3 02-13-2017 11:04 AM
View rwe2156's profile

Help needed with shopvac/cyclone set up.

02-10-2017 05:58 PM by rwe2156

I can decide whether to put everything on a mobile base or figure out a way t...

2 02-10-2017 07:57 PM
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New dust collector filter vendor

02-09-2017 10:08 AM by bridgerberdel

I did some searching for suppliers of pleated filters. Of course the current ...

5 02-10-2017 09:42 AM
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Cutting corian?

09-07-2014 06:32 PM by skatefriday

I went dumpster diving out at a local countertop installer’s shop today...

33 02-05-2017 08:17 PM

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