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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Quick safety observation about the table saw splitter

110 days ago by jtm

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

7 109 days ago
View praspekt's profile

large bit hand routing safety?

119 days ago by praspekt

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

15 110 days ago
View MarkTheFiddler's profile

So, Just one quick cut?

131 days ago by MarkTheFiddler

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

30 115 days ago
View Whiskers's profile

Fire Extinquisher topic resurrection

118 days ago by Whiskers

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

16 116 days ago
View erik25's profile

Pinching the blade during a crosscut?

118 days ago by erik25

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

3 118 days ago
View OldWrangler's profile

Just when you think you are bulletproof.......

119 days ago by OldWrangler

I can work every day in my shop and for months, not so much as a spli...

25 118 days ago
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124 days ago by fuzzface

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View johnhutchinson's profile

Finally !!! Some serious hand tool woodworking

125 days ago by johnhutchinson

I especially like the part where he chops between his feet. :)https://www.yo...

20 124 days ago
View jimmyhopps's profile

bolt direction for table saw blade

127 days ago by jimmyhopps

I’ve been meaning to ask this for a while. The picture attached is of ...

9 127 days ago
View jd53's profile

dust collection help

127 days ago by jd53

Setting up shop in my garage. Tools I have are table saw, router table, plane...

8 127 days ago
View bigblockyeti's profile

Another soon to be nine finger woodworker

169 days ago by bigblockyeti

This project is actually pretty neat, another take on the saturated wood to m...

8 128 days ago
View CH53ECC's profile

Advice on how to make a cut

134 days ago by CH53ECC

I’m new to this hobby and not sure the safest way to make a cut on the ...

11 132 days ago
View eljiggo's profile

Almost removed some fingers today.

134 days ago by eljiggo

This is my first post, and I share this because Ive found some of the most in...

17 133 days ago
View msparky14's profile

Shop Heat

224 days ago by msparky14

I was reading some posts from other people who were wanting to know the best ...

26 133 days ago
View jimmyhopps's profile

Recommendations for above the blade dust collection devices?

133 days ago by jimmyhopps

Title says it all. I’ve seen these in a few member blogs. the most int...

6 133 days ago
View thewfool's profile

How can I cut on a too-small table saw

134 days ago by thewfool

I am very new to woodworking. I’ve been watching a lot of youtube and ...

17 134 days ago
View Engine267's profile

Be careful with leaning sheet goods

135 days ago by Engine267

Saturday night I was working in the shop and was attempting to store some add...

5 134 days ago
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Dust collection

135 days ago by diverlloyd

Hey Jocks I’m going to build a dust separator for my shop, which is bet...

4 135 days ago
View anigan's profile

Bathroom Fan Air Filter (Small Shop Edition)

138 days ago by anigan

Can I use a bathroom fan for air filtration…. It’s an age old ...

1 138 days ago
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It was only a matter of time

141 days ago by tinnman65

I believe we all have heard of the term ambulance chaser, well I guess we now...

16 141 days ago

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