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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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Ripping stair balusters in half.

01-23-2018 06:17 PM by jsnair

I want to build a permanent baby gate to go at the bottom of my stairs to pre...

6 01-31-2018 02:48 PM
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Woodsucker dust collector impeller failure

01-29-2018 02:47 PM by Mahoney

A heads up for any of you who might have one of the Woodsucker dust collector...

2 01-31-2018 03:44 AM
View el_mustango's profile

table saw kickback cause by the saw?

01-21-2018 06:49 PM by el_mustango

I need the expertise of this board, as I am a novice maker at best. I recentl...

71 01-24-2018 03:43 PM
View JohnnyBeWood's profile

Two Tools running at the same time on One 30 AMP 240V Circuit, Possible?

01-20-2018 08:49 PM by JohnnyBeWood

I’ve been doing some research and have seen some different answers but ...

15 01-21-2018 05:55 PM
View John Smith's profile

Molasses = Potential Explosion Source

01-20-2018 12:20 AM by John Smith

wow – who woulda thunk that the standard molasses could be dangerous ?I...

15 01-21-2018 01:20 AM
View Sawdust2012's profile

Violent kickbacks when cutting trim miters on tablesaw

01-15-2018 08:17 PM by Sawdust2012

For some reason when I try to cut a 45 in a piece of maple beading, the c...

59 01-17-2018 12:38 AM
View txn's profile

Shop lighting

10-17-2017 01:25 AM by txn

I am plannin I building my shop in the near future and am not finding answers...

81 01-16-2018 05:45 PM
View CTWith3's profile

AFCI In basement wood shop?

01-11-2018 05:44 AM by CTWith3

I know I need them for lights, but what about my table saw, jointer, a band s...

14 01-16-2018 02:00 AM
View JohnMcClure's profile

Super Dust Deputy owners, please advise: building a ducted DC system

01-13-2018 11:26 PM by JohnMcClure

I intend to build a ducted dust collection system, running the 2hp harbor fre...

9 01-15-2018 02:11 AM
View John Smith's profile

Step Stool Safety

01-12-2018 10:23 PM by John Smith

with all the recent posts and projects on and about step stools,I don’t...

12 01-13-2018 09:02 PM
View fivecodys's profile

Venting D/C to the outside. What hardware to use?

01-11-2018 10:46 PM by fivecodys

Howdy folks!I am in the middle of re-configuring my D/C System.I have dismant...

9 01-13-2018 10:14 AM
View RedWoodworker's profile

Anti-Slip Safety Mat for Table Saw?

01-11-2018 02:47 PM by RedWoodworker

I’m thinking of getting an anti-slip mat to put in front of my table sa...

15 01-13-2018 01:06 AM
View PCM's profile

Fire extinguishers in the shop

05-13-2010 05:41 AM by PCM

Does anyone have any expertise on what type and size fire extinguisher would ...

39 01-12-2018 05:11 AM
View DS's profile

The Dangers of Fractal Burning...

01-11-2018 02:43 PM by DS

I woke up to this article on the morning news;

3 01-12-2018 03:21 AM
View Todd510's profile

Venting DC outside with air admittance valve on plumbing fixtures

01-11-2018 03:25 AM by Todd510

I vent my DC outside creating a negative pressure environment in the shop. I&...

11 01-11-2018 11:57 PM
View fivecodys's profile

SDR 35 Pipe & Schedule 40 Fittings

01-04-2018 10:17 PM by fivecodys

Hi guys,I am in the process of modifying my DC system with a Super Dust Deput...

8 01-05-2018 08:14 PM
View cj5's profile

Trend Airshield Pro Question

01-03-2018 01:36 PM by cj5

I have finally purchased the Trend despite the price, now I have a question n...

0 01-03-2018 01:36 PM
View Druid's profile

Sears Craftsman Tablesaw Power Cord Problem

12-27-2017 05:44 AM by Druid

Over the years I have been a Sears tool purchaser, including my Sears Craftsm...

11 01-02-2018 06:12 AM
View GraceAndDrew's profile

Plenum Box or Flexible Hose to Connect Dust Collector Filter

12-31-2017 12:20 AM by GraceAndDrew

I’m finally upgrading my dust collection and I need some advice. I&#...

2 12-31-2017 09:38 PM
View Karda's profile

bench wiring question

12-27-2017 05:23 AM by Karda

only have one receptacle in my shop, old house, the receptacle is 20 amp beca...

6 12-27-2017 09:26 PM

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