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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Protecting hair from dust? A girly solution?

49 days ago by Whiskers

Everyone raves about dust collection and dangers but this is something many i...

37 39 days ago
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Solvent for PVA glue on concrete floor?

57 days ago by BTKS

I have an assembly table in my shop and the floor around the perimeter is rea...

11 50 days ago
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How safe are we really?

53 days ago by MrRon

I have noticed that the forum “Safety in the Woodworking Shop” gets very few ...

21 51 days ago
View TerryDowning's profile

What's the best safety warning you've seen in a user manual

51 days ago by TerryDowning

I’m starting this thread in response to the How Safe Are We Really?? th...

3 51 days ago
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Thien baffle with 4 to 2 1/2 reducer?

55 days ago by okacookie

Hi everyone, I am looking at making a baffle, and was thinking about makin...

3 53 days ago
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Dangerous Half Lap Joint????

64 days ago by ja6ke

I am making a quick and dirty porch swing and needed half lap joints at 15 de...

8 63 days ago
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This is what happens when a fire starts in a furniture warehouse next to a woodshop

64 days ago by smartalecg

Hey Guys. Haven’t been on here for a while, but wanted to share what ha...

2 64 days ago
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COPD getting more attention from big pharma

65 days ago by Kenyon94

LJs, I’m new to woodworking, and over the last six months I’ve...

1 65 days ago
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Dust Collection in Basement Workshop

66 days ago by cmillsrun

Hi guys, I have a basement workshop (roughly 12’x25’) that als...

6 66 days ago
View Jerry's profile

Overarm DC at table saw

72 days ago by Jerry

Phase 2 of my DC evolution will include hooking overarm DC on our table saws....

8 71 days ago
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Dust cat ail filter

95 days ago by mbs

I search craigslist a couple time a week for deals. I’ve been looking f...

13 79 days ago
View MichiganMatt's profile

Hartville Pure Air Dust Collection System any good?

79 days ago by MichiganMatt

I have an opportunity to buy one of these off of craigslist for $50, which se...

1 79 days ago
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Dust Mask (sort of)

81 days ago by Roger

I just received this little box in the mail earlier last week. I wanted to tr...

29 80 days ago
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Safety First

83 days ago by Nighthawk

Part of the safety week thing here is my blog… (sorry not a video) ...

1 83 days ago
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Full Face Respirators?

87 days ago by DustyCellist

I’ve been trying to avoid dust-producing power tools, but I’ve al...

11 87 days ago
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Dealing with plantar fasciitis for those of us with concrete floors.

101 days ago by dbhost

If you haven’t experienced the joy that is plantar fasciitis, count you...

48 89 days ago
View Whiskers's profile

Smoke Alarms

94 days ago by Whiskers

On the surface this may seem like another one of my dumb questions, but I hav...

13 92 days ago
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Table saw question

100 days ago by straycat

I need to cut 1/4” thick slats for a baby cradle. How can I do this sa...

14 99 days ago
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Is this safe to do

101 days ago by Medickep

I’m working on some cabinet doors for the first time and think I’...

7 101 days ago
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Need some advice

104 days ago by OldWrangler

This is probably the wrong place to put this but nothing else seems to fit ei...

7 102 days ago

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