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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 b2rtch's profile

Another, home made, shop air cleaner. It blows big time!

01-20-2013 02:35 PM by b2rtch

Trying to fight the dust in suspension the air in my shop I decided the make ...

35 03-27-2016 08:03 PM
View BigBrownLog's profile

THE DUST!!!

03-20-2016 08:51 PM by BigBrownLog

Hey guys I’m pretty sure this has been discussed quite a bit but I can&...

14 03-21-2016 09:53 PM
View JeffP's profile

Another power tool with blood on it...

03-19-2016 12:06 PM by JeffP

Yep, hurt myself again. Is it just me, or are power tools just as dangerou...

18 03-21-2016 12:21 AM
View BigMig's profile

Which Dustmask do you use?

05-24-2013 07:30 PM by BigMig

I’m sanding end grain cutting boards, and even with a dust collector ro...

14 03-15-2016 08:31 PM
View JAAune's profile

Oily Rags = Very Dangerous

10-09-2015 05:23 AM by JAAune

Spontaneous combustion is a hazard known to most of us but for those new to t...

62 03-14-2016 07:00 AM
View Will Merrit's profile

Dust Collector Builds

03-09-2016 10:42 PM by Will Merrit

I have a need for a dust collection system in my shop, the dust in my lungs h...

16 03-10-2016 04:01 PM
View GersCustomWoodworks's profile

Gripper Micro Jig

03-07-2016 05:41 PM by GersCustomWoodworks

I just ordered this. Wanted to share the good deal with those that may have b...

2 03-09-2016 01:53 PM
View CueballRosendaul's profile

Treatment for inhaling black walnut sawdust

02-15-2016 06:34 PM by CueballRosendaul

So apparently I wasn’t careful enough with my dust collection and dust ...

32 03-04-2016 09:23 PM
View vonfalken's profile

mistake #17

03-03-2016 04:11 PM by vonfalken

it m it might have been a good idea to drill the drawer pull holes before ...

10 03-04-2016 02:48 PM
View 716's profile

Fence and meter gauge at the same time

02-25-2016 07:23 AM by 716

I always thought it is something that never should be attempted. Apparently t...

51 02-28-2016 08:40 AM
View seenial09's profile

Charleston woodworkers

01-19-2016 08:19 PM by seenial09

Any Charleston, SC area woodworkers who are knowledgeable regarding Bill Pent...

1 02-26-2016 03:00 AM
View CovenantCreations's profile

Best Concrete Floor finish in shop

06-24-2010 07:15 AM by CovenantCreations

What do you have in your shop and how is it holding up? Looked at some of the...

25 02-25-2016 02:45 PM
View Reaperwoodworks's profile

Dust collection lay out

02-18-2016 07:21 PM by Reaperwoodworks

Hey everybody, I think I’m up in my own head about this problem. So, I&...

24 02-22-2016 05:42 AM
View 716's profile

Cutting splines on a table saw

02-19-2016 06:24 PM by 716

I want to edge glue up 7” long hard maple boards. For that I plan to cu...

30 02-21-2016 02:06 AM
View JeffP's profile

Half-baked tablesaw dust collection idea

02-19-2016 12:33 PM by JeffP

Like many of you, I’m disappointed with the performance of my “un...

4 02-19-2016 06:14 PM
View Rohiem's profile

Need a help

02-19-2016 01:58 PM by Rohiem

Hello everybody . I’m an maintenance engineer in a wood workshop . A lo...

4 02-19-2016 02:51 PM
View becikeja's profile

Need to use a respirator but don't- options?

01-25-2016 12:19 PM by becikeja

Every machine I use has the proper DC connections to eliminate dust, but I co...

23 02-19-2016 01:18 PM
View woodman44's profile

Dust mask by Vinces Wood n Wonders

02-13-2016 06:35 PM by woodman44

Has anyone used Vinces new dust mask? Recently received an email offering 2 ...

1 02-17-2016 12:43 AM
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...

41 02-13-2016 03:13 AM
View JeffP's profile

Took a break from woodworking - hurt myself on the toilet

02-10-2016 12:27 PM by JeffP

Somebody put together an interesting and remarkable interactive graph of thin...

3 02-10-2016 07:54 PM

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