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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 Absinthe's profile

Building brand new shop

08-09-2014 11:47 AM by Absinthe

I am in the process of moving to a new home. We will be tearing down an exist...

20 08-24-2014 04:59 AM
View MrRon's profile

Accident with a "Skil" type saw

08-18-2014 03:52 PM by MrRon

Last night, my daughter called to tell me her husband cut off two toes with a...

27 08-21-2014 12:33 PM
View JerrodMcCrary's profile

Is this safe? Don't try this at home

07-11-2014 08:37 PM by JerrodMcCrary

I came across this a while back and had a laugh. This may leave a mark

35 08-21-2014 05:27 AM
View BennyG's profile

After 10 + years....A momentary lapse of reason WARNING GRAPHIC PHOTOS!

07-07-2014 09:25 PM by BennyG

I’m posting the details of my shop accident solely for the purpose of a...

41 08-21-2014 03:05 AM
View CharlesA's profile

Keeping tools unplugged?

08-06-2014 02:18 PM by CharlesA

Somewhere when I was setting up my shop, I remember reading the tip that one ...

30 08-21-2014 02:05 AM
View Rayne's profile

Good Deal on Micro Jig Grr-ripper at Lowes

08-16-2014 05:01 AM by Rayne

I read somewhere that Lowes was offering the Grr-ripper now, so I searched th...

4 08-17-2014 09:17 PM
View diverlloyd's profile

Dust masks

08-11-2014 09:38 PM by diverlloyd

Has anyone used a washable dust mask? What mask or respirator do you use?Does...

15 08-12-2014 09:10 PM
View Deulen's profile

New tool "Deulen Safety Fence"

07-28-2014 04:36 PM by Deulen

I’ve got a new safety device for the table saw hitting the market. V...

39 08-11-2014 02:45 AM
View Clarence's profile

Do respirator masks do the job?

12-31-2009 07:24 PM by Clarence

I went out to my “shop” last night for the first time since the holidays bega...

22 08-09-2014 11:18 PM
View ducky911's profile

miter saw dust

08-03-2014 12:02 AM by ducky911

Hi, Shop down for a month now as I am working on dust. Miter saw in a n...

6 08-04-2014 09:35 PM
View bcurrey's profile

Shop Fox 1687 - good deal?

07-27-2014 09:31 PM by bcurrey

Local Craigslist guy has a W-1687 for $350 in the box. Sounds like he’s...

1 07-27-2014 10:44 PM
View RussJohnson's profile

Dust Collector fire hazard question

07-22-2014 02:48 AM by RussJohnson

I just got my Harbor Freight 2hp Dust collector and I’m planning how I’m goin...

6 07-22-2014 02:38 PM
View Shawn Masterson's profile

AC ???

07-20-2014 02:00 PM by Shawn Masterson

I was recently given a nice window ac. My thoughts are to cut it into the wa...

17 07-21-2014 06:06 PM
View okacookie's profile

Delta 50-850 or HF

07-13-2014 03:33 PM by okacookie

Hi everyone, I am in the market for a DC and was originally planning the H...

6 07-16-2014 11:13 PM
View whatnow213's profile

1st post

07-06-2014 04:31 AM by whatnow213

Hello all, been lurking here and I decided that I should finally post a coupl...

11 07-06-2014 11:41 PM
View scrapper's profile

jointer injury

07-05-2014 03:54 PM by scrapper

Me and my father-in-law had just bought a used craftsman 6” joiner. It ...

8 07-05-2014 05:40 PM
View rrdesigns's profile (online now)

Shop heat

07-03-2014 03:15 AM by rrdesigns

I’m setting up a new shop in an old out building and will need to heat ...

10 07-05-2014 03:03 PM
View skatefriday's profile

Table saw sled safety question

06-27-2014 11:28 PM by skatefriday

So I made a sled for my table saw roughly following the Wood Whispererand oth...

10 06-28-2014 08:00 PM
View socrbent's profile (online now)

Venting a basement shop

06-27-2014 01:59 AM by socrbent

I’m looking for suggestions on venting my basement shop when applying f...

5 06-28-2014 01:54 PM
View dustmonkey's profile

Automatic Dust Collector Control

06-02-2008 10:15 PM by dustmonkey

I’ve seen some forum threads on dust collection and wanted to get some ...

23 06-25-2014 04:19 PM

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