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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03-11-2012 06:24 AM by katilicous

After smothering some old barn wood in Boiled Linseed Oil with a staining pad...

16 04-01-2012 07:28 PM
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Is safety really safe?

02-29-2012 04:39 AM by RussellAP

I grew up in an era where nothing was safe. If you lost a finger or cut yours...

86 03-30-2012 12:30 PM
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Need Advice from experienced wood workers

03-26-2012 09:45 PM by JCCole

I worked in a cabinet making factory and I ended up with a fungus in my lungs...

7 03-27-2012 12:49 AM
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Sawstop (i know , i know) not again!

03-25-2012 07:41 AM by cblak

Ok, I have come to realize that some people have VERY strong opinions about t...

50 03-26-2012 06:15 PM
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02-22-2012 01:10 AM by Philzoel

I just saw the hotdog test on the Saw-stop table saw. WOW!!!.... Makes me thi...

100 03-26-2012 04:27 PM
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Dust collection suggestion

02-28-2012 01:48 AM by Josh

I have worked with wood all of my life but only recently had the opportunity ...

5 03-26-2012 01:35 AM
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Cutting Board Mini Disaster ("Thats gonna leave a mark")

03-15-2012 12:59 AM by chrisstef

So ya wanted to be a woodworker huh? Well i was in the finishing stages of f...

22 03-25-2012 01:03 AM
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dust collector

03-22-2012 02:41 PM by sailorjo70

hello all you good lumber jocks could some one tell me if dryer plastic hose ...

5 03-25-2012 12:27 AM
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Be Careful!

03-17-2012 04:31 PM by Josh

Yes, I say this to everyone from the novice (me) to the craftsman/expert (you...

6 03-24-2012 01:52 AM
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Sawstop Again?

02-29-2012 07:05 AM by Bill60

I have posted a few times in the last year or so and have read all the opinio...

22 03-23-2012 11:22 PM
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Blade not staying centered on wheel

03-19-2012 11:49 AM by CanKuhn

I recently replaced the tires on my Bandsaw and now matter how I adjust the w...

11 03-23-2012 11:19 PM
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Heating a garage cheaply and safely

02-23-2010 07:17 PM by Wiley

My shop is currently located in my garage, and here in Denver that means that...

17 03-23-2012 08:40 PM
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Heating garage

01-08-2010 08:33 PM by llanaro

Hi All I have read several options here on heating garage.. the garage is ...

6 03-21-2012 08:26 AM
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Clothing and Table Saws, a Video Worth Watching Just to Make You Think

03-17-2012 04:51 PM by Pimzedd

I hope this does not start a big argument but knowing this group, it probably...

8 03-18-2012 01:25 AM
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Grounding my Cyclone DC

03-12-2012 02:24 AM by Martyroc

Hi fellow LJ’s, just a quick question, I have almost completed my cyclo...

5 03-13-2012 02:14 AM
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Fire safety in the shop

03-04-2012 01:53 AM by Mainiac Matt

I finally hooked up a hard wired smoke alarm in the shop today. I also set u...

12 03-10-2012 05:11 AM
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Live and learn.

03-04-2012 01:01 AM by RussellAP

You know, as a woodworker, I’ve been a solitary animal. No one I know s...

32 03-05-2012 06:15 PM
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Cylinder recall

02-28-2012 02:28 PM by w8n4simplertimes

Morning all. I hope this is the proper place for this . I know many woo...

3 02-28-2012 03:43 PM
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Non- Events

02-26-2012 06:54 AM by David Craig

I work in IT and with the last company I worked for, we invested in a great d...

9 02-26-2012 06:26 PM
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Pocket-Hole Bit

02-10-2012 10:35 PM by Grampa_Doodie

The following story is NOT for the faint of heart. But it’s a true stor...

20 02-24-2012 03:59 PM

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