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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Dangerous Half Lap Joint????

99 days ago by ja6ke

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

8 97 days ago
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This is what happens when a fire starts in a furniture warehouse next to a woodshop

98 days ago by smartalecg

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

2 98 days ago
View Kenyon94's profile

COPD getting more attention from big pharma

100 days ago by Kenyon94

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

1 100 days ago
View cmillsrun's profile

Dust Collection in Basement Workshop

101 days ago by cmillsrun

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

6 101 days ago
View Jerry's profile

Overarm DC at table saw

106 days ago by Jerry

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

8 106 days ago
View mbs's profile

Dust cat ail filter

130 days ago by mbs

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

13 114 days ago
View MichiganMatt's profile

Hartville Pure Air Dust Collection System any good?

114 days ago by MichiganMatt

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

1 114 days ago
View Roger's profile

Dust Mask (sort of)

116 days ago by Roger

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

29 115 days ago
View Nighthawk's profile

Safety First

118 days ago by Nighthawk

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

1 118 days ago
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Full Face Respirators?

122 days ago by DustyCellist

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

11 122 days ago
View dbhost's profile

Dealing with plantar fasciitis for those of us with concrete floors.

136 days ago by dbhost

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

48 123 days ago
View Whiskers's profile

Smoke Alarms

128 days ago by Whiskers

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

13 127 days ago
View straycat's profile

Table saw question

135 days ago by straycat

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

14 134 days ago
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Is this safe to do

136 days ago by Medickep

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

7 136 days ago
View OldWrangler's profile

Need some advice

138 days ago by OldWrangler

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

7 137 days ago
View jtm's profile

Quick safety observation about the table saw splitter

146 days ago by jtm

I was just sawing a piece of rough walnut in half. The wood closed back in...

7 145 days ago
View praspekt's profile

large bit hand routing safety?

156 days ago by praspekt

i have several large boards, and table tops that i’d like to plane down...

15 147 days ago
View MarkTheFiddler's profile

So, Just one quick cut?

167 days ago by MarkTheFiddler

Yeah right! Who woulda’ known that eye protection can save an eye! I ne...

30 151 days ago
View Whiskers's profile

Fire Extinquisher topic resurrection

154 days ago by Whiskers

Okay guys, I know there are a few firemen type out there but yall really drop...

16 152 days ago
View erik25's profile

Pinching the blade during a crosscut?

154 days ago by erik25

I was making an end grain cutting board the other day, and when I went to cro...

3 154 days ago

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