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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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220V table saw and wiring

08-25-2015 10:26 AM by spooky1

I just moved my entire shop (military guy so I am used to it). I am in a pick...

24 11-06-2015 12:22 PM
View Betsy's profile

Small Electric Fire

10-31-2015 05:55 PM by Betsy

So I’ve had quite a summer and fall – very expensive season for m...

9 11-01-2015 10:24 PM
View SundayST's profile

Contact Cement Fumes

10-31-2015 03:36 PM by SundayST

I am hoping someone can help me with this. I saw some previous posts about co...

4 10-31-2015 05:05 PM
View sugnim's profile

Safety glasses that fit?

10-28-2015 08:52 PM by sugnim

I have an issue with trying to find safety glasses that actually fit. I don&...

6 10-30-2015 03:33 PM
View Leah's profile

Hand Protection While Whittling

10-12-2015 02:49 PM by Leah

I’ve recently taken up whittling and am very much enjoying it. My fi...

7 10-24-2015 05:51 AM
View b2rtch's profile

Another, home made, shop air cleaner. It blows big time!

01-20-2013 02:35 PM by b2rtch

Trying to fight the dust in suspension the air in my shop I decided the make ...

33 10-22-2015 07:29 AM
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6" HVAC duct mating to 6" PVC ASTM3034

10-03-2015 05:47 PM by Holbs

I pulled a 6 foot piece of 6” PVC Sewer ASTM D-3034 (I believe this is ...

3 10-07-2015 12:03 AM
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Starter box wiring for jointer

09-24-2015 05:50 PM by Faceman_

Recently I picked up an 1898 Cordsman Jointer which was wired with a 240v 2hp...

7 10-02-2015 02:12 AM
View Wannabe WoodWorkers's profile

Ironwood vs. Fingers

09-30-2015 10:42 PM by Wannabe WoodWorkers

Had a client drop off a couple small blocks of ironwood that he wants cut int...

5 10-01-2015 05:59 AM
View Rxmpo's profile

Electrical question

09-29-2015 01:57 AM by Rxmpo

I have been updating my shop and moving my tablesaw to the other side of my b...

9 10-01-2015 05:10 AM
View JoeinGa's profile

Never trust your wood. Even if you know from whence it came :-)

09-26-2015 08:31 PM by JoeinGa

Well SHEEEEEIT! I was given some rather large planks of cedar a while back. ...

23 09-29-2015 02:17 AM
View WhiskeyCreek's profile

Will an air filter work for my shop?

09-07-2015 05:24 PM by WhiskeyCreek

I have a small garage that my shop is in. There is only the huge garage door...

9 09-18-2015 08:16 PM
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Walmart LED Shop Lighting

08-24-2015 06:26 PM by ste6168

Saw these while “school supply” shopping with the family yesterda...

11 08-26-2015 10:47 PM
View Deulen's profile

Deulen Safety Fence update

08-21-2015 10:06 PM by Deulen

We received requests from Jocks to make a more informative video that better ...

6 08-22-2015 12:37 PM
View ellen35's profile

Watch out! We may be scammed on the LJ site

08-17-2015 07:30 PM by ellen35

I think this is a safety issue!I just received a PM from “Dorathy”...

11 08-18-2015 01:40 AM
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Purchase new HF dust collector or used Grizzly?

08-14-2015 07:18 PM by ChrisBarrett

So I am going to purchase my first dust collector. Currently I am using a Dus...

13 08-15-2015 11:43 AM
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How to dado a PVC pipe

08-07-2015 02:37 AM by Medickep

I have a project I’m about to start on, which calls for a 3/4” da...

27 08-12-2015 12:10 AM
View Mainiac Matt 's profile

who wears gloves in the woodshop

07-03-2012 12:56 PM by Mainiac Matt

I always wear the knit gloves dipped in rubber when I’m swinging a chai...

55 08-10-2015 01:26 PM
View Deulen's profile

Deulen Safety Fence "Saving your fingers without costing you an arm and a leg"

08-01-2015 04:48 PM by Deulen

Hi Jocks, I’ve spent the past five years and most of my money trying to...

23 08-10-2015 03:07 AM
View a1Jim's profile

Do as I say not as I do AKA Don't do this at home

08-04-2015 05:54 PM by a1Jim

Hi gangAs I was cutting some wood on the table saw today the thought came to ...

46 08-09-2015 07:24 PM

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