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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Another Dumb DC Question

10-18-2017 04:36 PM by Dustin

I know everyone is sick of these, but what the heck, I’ve got a questio...

17 10-19-2017 05:41 PM
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Keeping your shop clean & organized

01-06-2008 06:57 AM by ErsatzTom

For those of you who do it successfully, do you have any particular methodolo...

58 10-18-2017 03:30 AM
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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...

4 10-14-2017 04:11 PM
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10-14-2017 03:41 AM by John

I’m in Canada today but found out my new Sharkguard for my table saw ar...

3 10-14-2017 03:44 PM
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hf dust collector bag install

10-05-2017 12:51 PM by rmeir

have struggled for a year trying to install the collection bag on the hf dust...

4 10-08-2017 09:33 PM
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Sealing Woodshop Floor

09-06-2017 10:57 PM by FredB301

I’m thinking about sealing my concrete woodshop floor with an epoxy tha...

10 09-30-2017 10:31 PM
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Routing rabbets - How much material can I remove in one pass.

09-27-2017 09:22 PM by ScaryDull

Hi there I am building some big sliding barn doors for a closet – th...

11 09-29-2017 10:47 AM
View Scott's profile

Tablesaw Kickback!

09-24-2017 08:01 PM by Scott

I was ripping some boards to size yesterday while finishing our living room r...

14 09-25-2017 01:46 PM
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Gas hot water heater in the shop

06-03-2009 07:36 AM by bigdave

Hi all. I’m brand new to this and am in the process of setting up a sma...

14 09-17-2017 01:03 AM
View John's profile

New Switch

09-13-2017 11:10 PM by John

I’ve got to replace the switch on my Delta Contractor saw. I bought the...

3 09-14-2017 02:24 AM
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Cutting corian?

09-07-2014 11:32 PM by skatefriday

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

34 09-12-2017 02:30 PM
View Dan's profile

Use this to help cut a very small part to exacting dimensions

09-06-2017 07:14 PM by Dan

Or don’t, its up to you, but I have found using a rubber turkey/chicken...

1 09-07-2017 06:39 AM
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Chip and Dust Bucket Separator

09-06-2017 02:11 PM by Bluenote38

So I built this 5gal bucket separator. My objective is to separate out mo...

7 09-06-2017 11:26 PM
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Bug bites.... from my woodshop?

09-02-2017 11:35 PM by ddillon

Wasn’t sure where to post this…. recently, I’ve been get...

10 09-04-2017 12:35 AM
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penn state is discontinuing their cyclone dust collectors

07-02-2016 02:35 AM by scottfl

Hi all, like many of you, I have spent countless hours researching before dec...

19 09-02-2017 03:15 AM
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Newly developed fear of saws

08-27-2017 06:03 PM by Rookie65

Hello. I make magnets, small wall decor and coffee tables. I primarily use pa...

29 08-31-2017 04:09 PM
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(closed) How safe is Sawstop?

08-17-2017 05:27 PM by MrRon

Please don’t get all defensive over my question. I don’t own a Sa...

174 08-22-2017 09:45 PM
View jbay's profile

Breaker Burned Up

08-19-2017 08:48 PM by jbay

I use(d) this (20 amp) breaker every day to turn on and off the lights. (afte...

13 08-21-2017 03:27 AM
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Shop Air Filter

08-19-2017 12:35 AM by Rieland

This is my first time posting here but have been lurking around for awhile. ...

7 08-20-2017 05:35 AM
View scottfl's profile

Redoing my dust collection pipes

08-16-2017 10:48 PM by scottfl

About a year ago I set up my permanent ( or so I thought) dust collection wit...

19 08-19-2017 03:24 PM

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