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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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06-26-2016 10:46 PM by Cliff

As a Novice Wood Worker I am always aware of the need to tread warily when at...

22 06-29-2016 02:14 AM
View hackery's profile

Bandsaw Faux Kickback

06-15-2016 02:04 AM by hackery

Hi All I am new so first of all hello. Not sure if this belongs in this ca...

7 06-19-2016 05:48 AM
View treesner's profile

anti dust cleaning compound for glasses?

06-15-2016 07:12 PM by treesner

not sure that this exists just putting it out there.. is there some kind o...

7 06-17-2016 01:08 AM
View karena02's profile

My neighbor's woodshop

06-06-2016 06:15 AM by karena02

Hi! I’m not actually a woodworker, but I share a building with a woodsh...

32 06-08-2016 10:29 PM
View luthierwnc's profile

venting outside with a cyclone?

05-19-2016 02:57 PM by luthierwnc

Hi All, I have a good Oneida cyclone collection system in the shop. Almos...

24 05-26-2016 12:11 PM
View scjetson's profile

220 Electrical Extension Reel

05-23-2016 01:25 PM by scjetson

Recently moved and setting up my new shop in garage with a concrete floor. I ...

9 05-25-2016 03:54 AM
View Al Amantea's profile

Dust collector plastic bags

05-21-2016 05:26 AM by Al Amantea

I have found a new source for dust collector plastic bags that I am consideri...

6 05-22-2016 08:12 PM
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...

6 05-22-2016 03:06 PM
View JeffP's profile

Do we have a name for this?

05-17-2016 11:35 PM by JeffP

I admit it, I’m addicted to watching woodworking/making youtube. As ad...

3 05-18-2016 01:20 AM
View Lenny's profile

Turning a Humongous Log

05-13-2016 11:38 PM by Lenny

I stumbled onto this today on YouTube and, for me, it is an eye opener so I t...

2 05-14-2016 01:38 AM
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Cabinet Dust Collection Question

04-29-2016 01:45 AM by Wondermutt

Guys- I have a question about dust collection in cabinets. When you hook up ...

7 04-29-2016 01:14 PM
View johnhutchinson's profile

Shop Safety Video

04-27-2016 02:17 AM by johnhutchinson

Made me think about switching to crocheting … http://www.atlasobscur...

12 04-29-2016 10:44 AM
View JeffP's profile

silly little "invention"

04-26-2016 07:28 PM by JeffP

The other day I realized that there were lots of times when I probably should...

7 04-27-2016 01:03 PM
View loupitou06's profile

Dust collection in new shop - a blend of above and below ?

04-18-2016 03:01 AM by loupitou06

Hi all, First of all I know this topic has been discussed many times and I...

5 04-19-2016 01:27 AM
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Help With Tree Cutting Strategy

01-21-2016 01:25 PM by knotscott

A large ash tree fell in our back yard about 10 days ago. I plan to cut it i...

44 04-18-2016 05:07 AM
View CookCrafted's profile

Need to update my electric.

04-15-2016 10:28 PM by CookCrafted

The short of it. I have a 20 am fuse from the basement going 50 foot outsi...

4 04-16-2016 02:58 AM
View Roger's profile

Hanging Air Filter on Sale

04-11-2016 01:28 PM by Roger

Passing this gr8 deal along. I got it in an email this morning.

19 04-15-2016 11:29 PM
View ctjim's profile

Dust collection advice for basement workshop

04-05-2016 12:11 PM by ctjim

Hi everybody – brand new member here and I’m hoping you can help ...

9 04-09-2016 11:16 PM
View RossCapolupo's profile

Using Miter Gauge & Fence on Router Table

03-29-2016 12:13 PM by RossCapolupo

I have done a fair amount of reading, and cannot seem to get a straight answe...

4 03-29-2016 06:39 PM
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 ...

35 03-27-2016 08:03 PM

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