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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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
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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
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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
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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 John Smith's profile

A New Member - but an Old Soul - Introduction

12-21-2017 10:12 PM by John Smith

On Sept. 3rd, I was cutting a piece of cherry wood on my table saw, a blank f...

28 01-01-2018 09:50 PM
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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
View Ben's profile

Has anyone else had this problem with blade brakes?

12-06-2017 04:34 PM by Ben

So… I’m not absolutely certain where to put this in the forums. B...

6 12-22-2017 01:56 PM
View Mengtian's profile

Shop Fox 1.5 HP (W1685) options for garage workshop

12-12-2017 06:47 PM by Mengtian

I just purchased a W1685 Shop Fox 1.5HP DC. I run a one man shop and do not ...

16 12-17-2017 03:21 PM
View rmeir's profile

dust collector bags

12-17-2017 01:40 AM by rmeir

I have the 1 hp rikon dust collecor works well, but the zipper on the bottom ...

1 12-17-2017 12:03 PM
View Walt's profile

Miter joints

12-04-2017 12:50 AM by Walt

If a picture frame is completed with nice tight miters can the outside of the...

7 12-04-2017 01:23 PM
View Dave's profile

Combine a HF DC and an Ambient Air Cleaner to use one Wynn Cartridge Filter?

11-26-2017 06:55 PM by Dave

I have a HF DC that I am ordering a Wynn cartridge filter for. I also picked...

4 12-01-2017 08:40 PM
View pontic's profile

19mp motor on a 20 amp circuit.

12-01-2017 01:53 PM by pontic

If I purchase a planer that draws 19 peak amps. Will it keep tripping my 20am...

6 12-01-2017 05:48 PM
View rbrjr1's profile

120v & 240v outlets on the same circuit

11-22-2017 04:42 PM by rbrjr1

Here is what I’m thinking about as I re-wire my shop (lets brainstorm a...

47 11-26-2017 04:18 PM
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Electrical question

08-29-2017 09:33 PM by MrRon

This is a woodworking forum and I know there are some electricians on this si...

27 11-22-2017 01:54 PM

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