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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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Bag Balm

07-24-2015 03:05 PM by DanielP

A small dab below each nostril completely stops nasal reactions to wood, such...

15 07-27-2015 02:23 AM
View Jerry's profile

Calling All Shopsmith Owners - A Dust Collection Question

03-20-2015 06:54 PM by Jerry

Well this is my first day back on my feet since Monday, when I suffered a sev...

43 07-25-2015 08:20 PM
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Do I need a shop filter in open garage?

07-18-2015 08:04 PM by drewpy

Hi all, I could use your help and/or advise. Background – I’m ...

15 07-19-2015 10:03 PM
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Kick back on router table

05-09-2011 04:58 PM by SpikeJ

Today I had kick back on router table. I am wondering what is the cause of th...

16 07-18-2015 01:56 AM
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Woodworking in the bedroom?

07-16-2015 03:13 PM by Kevs

Hey guys,I am currently working on some projects in my bedroom because of the...

11 07-16-2015 08:08 PM
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Is Bill Pentz dust collector safety exaggerated?

06-10-2015 06:06 AM by RichardDePetris

I’m considering building my own dust collector. I found several parts t...

25 07-14-2015 02:41 AM
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Homemade air filtration help

07-13-2015 12:20 AM by Stewbot

Hello, Ive read through some of the existing threads regarding air filtrat...

10 07-13-2015 10:02 PM
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Safety of a different sort - safe to use pressure treated lumber inside?

07-09-2015 08:19 PM by ChrisBarrett

So without realizing it, I chopped up a pressure treated 2×8 last night ...

17 07-13-2015 03:55 AM
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1/2HP Baldor Dust Collector

07-09-2015 05:57 PM by jayvansickle

Not sure if this is the correct forum. Having lost a lung to cancer last year...

7 07-10-2015 04:11 AM
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Dust Collection Port on Incra Router Table Stand.

07-06-2015 04:50 PM by Joao Araujo

Hello, I have recently purchased a INCRA router table stand and top and, j...

5 07-10-2015 01:36 AM
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Dust collector blower only

07-02-2015 09:49 PM by rwe2156

I want to buy a 3HP blower motor only for my existing system.Having a devil o...

13 07-06-2015 09:11 PM
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Dust Collection Journey

07-06-2015 04:27 AM by NoSpace

Posting this mainly in case it helps someone else to pay back for some of the...

2 07-06-2015 02:21 PM
View Basementguy's profile

3hp dust collector upgrade vs. ClearVue cyclone splurge

05-14-2015 01:25 AM by Basementguy

I am a woodworking hobbiest who has a shop in the basement. It’s not id...

11 07-06-2015 08:08 AM
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Grizzly G0771 ... Issues

05-30-2015 12:54 AM by Beams37

So, I got my new TS the other day. About a week later I get this … D...

10 07-04-2015 02:33 AM
View Rayne's profile

Suction Loss at and through Blast Gates?

05-31-2015 11:32 PM by Rayne

Good Evening LJ’s, I was finalizing my dust collection and noticed...

12 06-07-2015 05:10 PM
View Rayne's profile

Amazon Sale on Personal safety equipment-6/3/15 only

06-04-2015 12:17 AM by Rayne

I didn’t see anyone post this, but Amazon is having a sale on many 3M p...

1 06-05-2015 12:21 PM
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Smoldering in the cabinet saw.

05-30-2015 03:46 PM by skatefriday

I was out cutting rails and stiles to length for four frame and paneldrawer f...

6 05-30-2015 09:58 PM
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Shellac/"Pseudo French Polish"

05-18-2015 03:14 PM by gfadvm

Shellac has become my favorite finish. I’m using the technique posted b...

13 05-20-2015 05:28 AM
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Childproof a window

05-11-2015 08:50 PM by edwood1975

Although my question is not related to the workshop it is very much safety re...

4 05-14-2015 02:22 AM
View ChicagoWoodworker's profile

Wynn 35a Canister Filter Not Working for Harbor Freight Dust Collector

05-09-2015 01:04 AM by ChicagoWoodworker

I’ve got a problem with my new Wynn 35a filter that everyone loves so m...

3 05-09-2015 02:37 PM

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