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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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Table saw material control

01-29-2015 11:11 PM by REO

My special activity for my 10th birthday was getting to operate the table saw...

4 02-01-2015 05:06 AM
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I may be done

01-30-2015 12:50 AM by richgreer

If you have not heard, I suffered a serious stroke in April. For all intent...

38 02-01-2015 04:46 AM
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Riving knife for older Delta 10" Contractors saw

01-30-2015 04:12 PM by Dee1

I have a Delta contractors saw have used it for years bought it new in 1987I...

3 01-30-2015 05:14 PM
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What Kind of Dust Collector to Buy

01-24-2015 01:48 PM by JerseyTiger

I’m looking for advice regarding which kind of dust collector I should ...

21 01-30-2015 12:32 AM
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"Blowing out" a basement shop

01-27-2015 06:41 PM by daviddoria

I occasionally read that it is a good idea to (perhaps annually) give your sh...

6 01-28-2015 09:18 PM
View Brian's profile

Newbie table saw safety question

01-24-2015 11:26 PM by Brian

I’ve watched probably hundreds of videos and read hundreds of web pages...

36 01-28-2015 04:48 AM
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Moving Unisaw

01-26-2015 03:25 PM by agallant

Any tips on moving a 48” Unisaw? The thing is heavy. My shop has steps ...

10 01-27-2015 03:42 PM
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Dust Collection: Rework of a 'minimum' single stage

01-24-2015 01:48 PM by Dave_London

Starting with a ‘minimum’ unit that used a plastic garbage ca...

2 01-24-2015 04:57 PM
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Smoking GFI outlet in shop

01-14-2015 04:23 PM by bondogaposis

I was happily working away yesterday when I turned on the planer. Suddenly t...

27 01-16-2015 03:43 AM
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Blue tooth safety ear muffs

12-22-2014 02:58 AM by yellowtruck75

I am looking for blue tooth safety ear muffs so that I can listen to music on...

12 01-14-2015 02:14 PM
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'Tis time: Dust Collector bag to canister. Wynn or Donaldson?

01-06-2015 01:57 AM by Holbs

It is now time for me to upgrade the air quality of my dust collector. My st...

14 01-10-2015 10:52 PM
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Table Saw Safety Questions AKA I love my fingers

01-07-2015 09:00 PM by jopo

I’ve been using my table saw for years now with a decent amount of fear...

15 01-08-2015 01:54 PM
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DIY Gripper

01-05-2015 05:26 PM by Hmerkle

I saw the following post here and have a question… http://lumberjock...

5 01-08-2015 02:30 AM
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Dust collection help for the beginner...Please

12-17-2014 04:06 PM by JasonZahn

Greetings All! I’m glad to finally be an official member after many ...

19 01-07-2015 10:36 PM
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Yoga in the woodshop

01-05-2015 05:36 AM by Nindwood

Yoga and woodworkingHello fellow woodworkers, I have been practicing yoga for...

0 01-05-2015 05:36 AM
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Good sleep promotes safety in the shop, especially using power tools

12-24-2014 04:38 AM by TopamaxSurvivor

Since a good night’s sleep promotes safety in the shop, especially usin...

12 01-05-2015 02:55 AM
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Tell us about your woodworking accidents

12-21-2009 02:40 AM by timthetoolman

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

58 01-01-2015 12:09 AM
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Storing objects above your beuno!

09-26-2014 04:06 AM by BerBer5985

So tonight I’m milling some wood down on my dj 20 jointer and the guard...

12 12-31-2014 11:34 PM
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Blind Woodworker Has Tools stolen

12-24-2014 04:30 PM by Chris208

This is the second story about a blind woodworker I have seen in the last yea...

2 12-26-2014 09:45 PM
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Clearview Dust Collector noise

11-28-2014 03:58 AM by mbs

I’m installing a CV in the corner of a 20’ x ‘30’ sho...

6 12-24-2014 02:32 AM

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