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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What did I do wrong?

10-18-2014 10:35 PM by thewfool

I’m a beginner with woodworking, so I’m trying to be as safe as p...

32 10-20-2014 12:34 AM
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My air filter isn't doing it's job

10-15-2014 06:28 AM by JoeWhite

So at this point I feel like my Jet air filter was a waste of money. I’...

15 10-16-2014 11:12 AM
View Mark's profile

separator for dust collector

10-10-2014 01:12 AM by Mark

Well it’s time for a dust collector, I have waited long enough. I rece...

17 10-14-2014 06:21 PM
View Spazy's profile

A level workbench

10-07-2014 01:00 AM by Spazy

So I am sure it is extremely important to have a level workbench especially w...

21 10-13-2014 10:31 AM
View Rayne's profile

Dewalt DW733 Plate Gasket usable?

10-04-2014 05:40 PM by Rayne

Hey LJ community. Could you help me out on a little problem here? I recentl...

7 10-08-2014 03:34 AM
View Sawdust2012's profile

can we stand another dust collection question?

10-06-2014 12:48 AM by Sawdust2012

I recently bought a used dust collector with a cannister filter. Maybe I was...

2 10-06-2014 01:16 AM
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19 10-05-2014 06:42 PM
View Absinthe's profile

Building brand new shop

08-09-2014 11:47 AM by Absinthe

I am in the process of moving to a new home. We will be tearing down an exist...

26 10-04-2014 02:57 AM
View Dallas's profile

Alcohol in the Woodshop

09-26-2014 11:24 PM by Dallas

Hey all, I don’t mean to step on any toes, Geez, I drink beer in my sho...

86 10-03-2014 02:46 AM
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Storing objects above your beuno!

09-26-2014 04:06 AM by BerBer5985

So tonight I’m milling some wood down on my dj 20 jointer and the guard...

11 09-30-2014 02:46 AM
View skatefriday's profile

Is this a safe cut?

09-28-2014 05:56 PM by skatefriday

Is this a safe method of cutting three rails to exactly equal dimensions? ...

6 09-28-2014 08:29 PM
View diito's profile

Good shop apron, leather?

09-25-2014 10:14 PM by diito

Does anyone have any suggestions for a good shop apron base on my requirement...

7 09-26-2014 11:14 PM
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Has anyone used the loc-line system?

09-23-2014 06:50 PM by The Box Whisperer

Hey gang, Im wondering if anyone has used the Loc-Line hose system, or can re...

3 09-23-2014 07:25 PM
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Router table: widening rabbet

09-20-2014 03:42 PM by LotsToLearn

I’m building picture frames and I ran the four sides through the router...

8 09-22-2014 03:38 AM
View Rayne's profile

Does Wynn Environmental have Sales?

09-19-2014 08:29 PM by Rayne

Does anyone know if Wynn Environmental have sales, like Black Friday deals or...

5 09-21-2014 04:08 AM
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A Bit of Excitement for the Night!!

09-19-2014 03:59 AM by Sawdustmaker115

not to sure if this is the right place to post this but, oh well…. :-)...

14 09-20-2014 03:38 PM
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09-17-2014 02:42 AM by sawdust703

The Past few days here in NW Kansas, the weather has been cool, for this time...

9 09-20-2014 01:34 AM
View Pete504's profile

PM1900 Dust Collector - Collector Bag Leaking

09-29-2013 04:57 PM by Pete504

PM1900 Dust Collector – Collector Bag LeakingI have a Powermatic PM1900...

5 09-16-2014 05:26 PM
View BigAxe's profile

Router safety

09-11-2014 08:51 PM by BigAxe

I use a router frequently. The router is handheld, I don’t have a route...

10 09-12-2014 04:16 PM
View skatefriday's profile

Cutting corian?

09-07-2014 11:32 PM by skatefriday

I went dumpster diving out at a local countertop installer’s shop today...

26 09-11-2014 04:33 PM

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