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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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View mbs's profile

Does your bandsaw sit too low for you? jacked mine up 7.5".

03-25-2013 02:49 AM by mbs

I’m not a giant – only 6’ tall but I felt like I had to rea...

8 03-29-2013 09:17 PM
View Marty5965's profile

Dust Extractor from Whole House Vac?

03-28-2013 01:47 AM by Marty5965

Hi Guys, I am in the process of building my shop in my basement. In one c...

4 03-28-2013 02:53 AM
View kyscroller's profile

Using a planer as a jointer

03-21-2013 07:04 AM by kyscroller

I have a planer and I was wondering how safe it would be if I wanted to use i...

22 03-26-2013 04:06 PM
View George_SA's profile

One of those days

03-17-2013 06:25 PM by George_SA

I had one of those days where things just did not go right. Nothing major, ju...

18 03-26-2013 01:05 PM
View jlar310's profile

Dado cut with rip fence AND miter gauge ??

03-22-2013 08:44 AM by jlar310

First post—go easy on me. I’ve been looking at some techniques...

6 03-22-2013 02:05 PM
View Miles King's profile

My first bonehead confession

03-19-2013 10:29 AM by Miles King

Not that this is my first bonehead move but it is my first one in the worksho...

5 03-20-2013 01:13 PM
View Hawken's profile

Sorry, No photos

03-15-2013 09:38 PM by Hawken

OK, Table saws and fingertips don’t mix. Was dadoeing (sp?)a piece, th...

12 03-16-2013 03:49 PM
View THOMRIDER's profile

New video on electric heater

03-15-2013 10:13 AM by THOMRIDER

Here is a quick video of how I heat my wood shop

0 03-15-2013 10:13 AM
View Chestnut Hill Woodworks's profile

Micro Jig Splitter or home made?

11-14-2012 06:52 PM by Chestnut Hill Woodworks

I was given a Dewalt DW744 by my gracious brother-in-law but it does not have...

6 03-14-2013 03:46 PM
View tsmith's profile

Looking for Manual

01-09-2009 09:27 PM by tsmith

I just bought a Router from a co-worker however he no longer has the manual. ...

16 03-12-2013 10:52 AM
View Holbs's profile

are these the blower motors for DIY shop air cleaners?

03-08-2013 02:01 AM by Holbs I just talked to the “...

6 03-09-2013 11:37 PM
View RussellAP's profile

A warning about certain woods

03-04-2013 12:39 PM by RussellAP

Fellow LJ’s. I’m not an alarmist and I know that most of us have ...

6 03-05-2013 06:29 AM
View glen's profile

sawdust + surface mount electrical outlets =?fire

03-01-2013 02:18 AM by glen

Hi everyone – I’m looking for an educated response on the hazards...

9 03-02-2013 12:02 AM
View Bill7255's profile

Porter Cable or Festool dust extractors, Recommendations?

02-26-2013 11:34 PM by Bill7255

I am thinking of getting a dust extractor for mainly use with my plam sanders...

7 02-27-2013 06:41 PM
View Chris Wright's profile

Help with a Piano

02-26-2013 08:24 PM by Chris Wright

Has anyone had any experience with taking apart an upright piano? I’m ...

5 02-26-2013 10:15 PM
View bunkie's profile

Well, that was stupid...

02-12-2013 04:26 AM by bunkie

Just got back from the emergency room. As accidents go, it wasn’t too m...

28 02-21-2013 04:39 AM
View mtx77's profile

What filters do I want for a 3M 7500 Respirator painting & sanding?

01-23-2013 09:23 PM by mtx77

Im done with those paper masks. I read up on what people like for respirators...

8 02-20-2013 08:55 PM
View joseph000's profile

Protecting Garden Furniture

02-12-2013 11:27 AM by joseph000

Hi friends, I’ve seen a lot of products being advertised that claim to ...

9 02-18-2013 09:09 PM
View JoeRPhilly's profile

help with Bosch 4100 dust collection

02-17-2013 02:39 AM by JoeRPhilly

If you have a bosch 4100 table saw, what are you using for dust collection? ...

1 02-17-2013 02:43 AM
View MonteCristo's profile

Safe Use Of The King Arthur’s Lancelot Carving Disk

07-18-2012 04:58 AM by MonteCristo

Some of you are likely users of this carving disk. I know I have looked at i...

7 02-15-2013 04:36 PM

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