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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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Garage Wall/Floor Leak?

12-27-2016 01:23 AM by Rayne

I don’t know if this is the right place to post this as I tried posting...

6 12-29-2016 03:35 AM
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My first dust collector

08-25-2016 04:26 AM by Spitfire1

I have been reading many articles on dust collection in the workshop lately a...

20 12-28-2016 11:51 PM
View JeffP's profile

Half-baked tablesaw dust collection idea

02-19-2016 12:33 PM by JeffP

Like many of you, I’m disappointed with the performance of my “un...

12 12-28-2016 07:19 AM
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Presciption safety glasses?

12-26-2016 03:46 AM by LucasWoods

I wear glasses 95% of the time and when in the shop I am obviously much more ...

21 12-28-2016 01:41 AM
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Polyester is Evil

12-25-2016 04:27 AM by xwingace

I was turning some wood in my garage shop and had a little propane heater goi...

15 12-28-2016 01:17 AM
View hondo13's profile

Help getting over fear of circular saw!

12-23-2016 10:53 PM by hondo13

Hi everyone, So I’m 15 years old and I’ve just started woodworkin...

29 12-26-2016 08:29 PM
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Best brand of cut resistant gloves?

12-21-2016 10:25 PM by johndeereb

Looking for a pair of gloves for my son who is 12, for beginner whittling etc...

4 12-26-2016 05:03 PM
View DrTebi's profile

Shellac--how dangerous is denaturated alcohol?

07-29-2009 12:55 PM by DrTebi

Hello, I have just mixed my first shellac from shellac flakes and denatura...

10 12-21-2016 01:04 AM
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DIY Dust Collector Question -- Filter Placement

12-15-2016 01:28 AM by isuzufan

I live in Argentina. Affordable dust collection systems are not available com...

10 12-20-2016 02:05 PM
View Pitt30's profile

Table saw safety

11-06-2016 10:42 PM by Pitt30

Hello everyone I’m sorry for this to be my first post but I’m loo...

26 12-16-2016 02:51 AM
View EBreindel's profile

Dust Respirator suggestions

12-07-2016 07:20 PM by EBreindel

Hello,Over the last year I have been spending more and more time in my modest...

11 12-08-2016 01:12 AM
View Holbs's profile

need advice to build and fill a "woodshop" first aid kit

11-29-2016 01:07 AM by Holbs

I just finished cutting some more 6” HVAC metal ducting for a redesign ...

53 12-07-2016 02:49 AM
View rmeir's profile

dust collector fix

11-25-2016 02:16 AM by rmeir

I cant find the old threadso i figured I would just start a new one, pardon m...

1 12-04-2016 11:51 PM
View ed13's profile

Dust production at the lathe

11-29-2016 03:18 PM by ed13

Does anyone know how much dust production is associated with using gouges, ch...

5 12-04-2016 02:07 PM
View DW833's profile

Dust collector choices narrowed to two options

11-14-2016 01:48 AM by DW833

I currently have the HF 2 hp dust collector and looking to upgrade. I’...

6 11-27-2016 06:01 PM
View rmeir's profile

dust collector bag leaks

11-15-2016 03:13 PM by rmeir

I got the HF dust collector and it runs well, but it does leak around the bag...

1 11-15-2016 06:16 PM
View JCantin's profile

Dehumidifer recalls - fire hazard

11-10-2016 12:12 AM by JCantin

I know many Jocks run dehumidifiers in their shops. This recall covers man...

0 11-10-2016 12:12 AM
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Venting DC outside - Thien separator or cyclone?

10-18-2016 03:02 PM by mcg1990

I’m planning to upgrade my DC, like everyone else in this forum! My ...

53 11-09-2016 09:33 PM
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Protecting long pieces of exotics?

11-03-2016 02:21 PM by Marn64

Hey everybody,So I have some Bois de Rose and old growth Madagascar Ebony fin...

3 11-03-2016 10:03 PM
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Modifying air filtration unit...?

11-02-2016 06:56 PM by shortyski13

Maybe this is a crazy idea, but maybe not. I’m looking for your guys&#...

6 11-02-2016 10:17 PM

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