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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View Greedo's profile

how do you move around large things on your own?

1492 days ago by Greedo

2 days ago i assembled 2 mdf cabinet carcasses for my shop and let them rest ...

3 1491 days ago
View AnthonyC's profile

Ripping Quirk bead on the table saw safely

1501 days ago by AnthonyC

In prep for my upcoming kitchen cabinet build (what did I get myself into?), ...

2 1494 days ago
View live4ever's profile

Explosion hazards of solvent-based finishes

1540 days ago by live4ever

The first finishing I ever did was spray. I learned to spray before I learne...

7 1495 days ago
View Sawdust2's profile

Disc sander problem

1499 days ago by Sawdust2

Following right on the tail of and trying to prevent an accident. I have a...

2 1499 days ago
View CanKuhn's profile

Drum Sander accident

1578 days ago by CanKuhn

Pictures are a bit disturbing:

33 1499 days ago
View fineamerican's profile

Try not to pinch the spinning saw blade

1506 days ago by fineamerican

I found those pics on a old flash drive and thought Id share ...

9 1503 days ago
View CovenantCreations's profile

Best Concrete Floor finish in shop

1519 days ago by CovenantCreations

What do you have in your shop and how is it holding up? Looked at some of the...

23 1505 days ago
View woodman71's profile

1.5 million dollars award in table saw injury

1509 days ago by woodman71

Hello everyone I was reading my new wood magazine I get in the mail. One of t...

5 1507 days ago
View PurpLev's profile

Spraying Waterborne Finish HAZARDS (flammable?)

1512 days ago by PurpLev

I would like to spray some waterborne finish on some projects, and my only 3 ...

12 1511 days ago
View MedicKen's profile

Grizzly bandsaw recall

1782 days ago by MedicKen

Grizzly has recalled one of their bandsaws.

1 1515 days ago
View Todd Clare's profile

dust control clarification questions

1516 days ago by Todd Clare

I just scored a great condition Jet 1100 1 1/2hp dust collector on Craig̵...

5 1515 days ago
View birdguy's profile

unisaw blade guard?

1520 days ago by birdguy

I have a unasaw from the late 80s I was wondering about a blade guard I don&#...

1 1517 days ago
View Steven H's profile

Question about repirator

1518 days ago by Steven H

I ordered the 3M 7500 Series Half Facepiece Respirator. I’m use to sto...

1 1518 days ago
View schloemoe's profile

Old Eyes

1537 days ago by schloemoe

I’m not terribly old [58] but I do seem to have a problem with my eyes....

24 1522 days ago
View JasonIndy's profile

Question for the Electricians...

1569 days ago by JasonIndy

I’ve noticed when my jointer or planer is plugged in, I get a little bi...

30 1523 days ago
View sawblade1's profile

Clean VS Cluttered

1551 days ago by sawblade1

After cleaning up my shop I noticed most of the mess was scrap lumber, sawdus...

27 1527 days ago
View dmorrison's profile

The making and using of push sticks.

1570 days ago by dmorrison

This post made me wonder if other woodworkers have this philosophy about push...

27 1532 days ago
View jussdandy's profile

dumb stuff ive done

1544 days ago by jussdandy

was just looking through the forums and the one about unplugging your ts befo...

10 1536 days ago
View HighRockWoodworking's profile

Be Safe, Learn Something, and Have Fun!

1561 days ago by HighRockWoodworking

Back when I was in the Army I flew a lot with an old instructor pilot that be...

4 1558 days ago
View PCM's profile

Fire extinguishers in the shop

1561 days ago by PCM

Does anyone have any expertise on what type and size fire extinguisher would ...

11 1560 days ago

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