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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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Scratch Resistant Safety Glasses

11-13-2012 04:37 AM by s2h

I have about a dozen safety glasses in the “shop”. It doesn̵...

20 11-13-2012 10:06 PM
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Kick back warning

11-11-2012 07:11 PM by Gatorjim

This happend to me about an hour ago just posting it as a reminder. I hav...

10 11-12-2012 01:02 PM
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Long sleeve, mid sleeve or short sleeve in the workshop?

11-08-2012 04:09 PM by JesseTutt

As winter approaches, I find myself moving from the tee shirt to adding a fla...

25 11-11-2012 01:57 PM
View Kreegan's profile

Face/lung/eye protection while turning

11-09-2012 09:19 PM by Kreegan

What do you folks wear on your head when turning? I’ve been wearing my ...

8 11-11-2012 12:43 AM
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Severe/Cronic Asthmatic and Woodworking

11-07-2012 11:39 AM by Steve

I enjoy woodworking, but have recently discovered that I am severely allergic...

10 11-08-2012 06:47 AM
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accident number 3

11-03-2012 11:48 AM by SCOTSMAN

I fell in the garden and broke my leg walked around for 10 days with it broke...

22 11-06-2012 01:59 PM
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Flying Featherboard

11-01-2012 02:47 AM by Don Broussard

I purchased the Magswitch Workholding System Starter Kit (Item No. 152625) fr...

13 11-05-2012 10:50 PM
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Common Jointer Accident Causes

03-09-2008 01:37 AM by Charles Wilson

In another thread there was a terrible accident that happened to a LJ. Severa...

18 11-05-2012 01:23 PM
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Safety or Nuisance?

10-20-2012 04:33 PM by RussellAP

If a piece of safety equipment gets in the way of doing whatever the tool is ...

7 10-21-2012 02:35 PM
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HF DC

10-20-2012 06:05 AM by RussellAP

Not only have I put a dedicated shop vac on my Ridgid 4512, which has the wor...

7 10-20-2012 03:15 PM
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Lowes and Sunset wiring and DIY book recall

10-12-2012 04:46 AM by TopamaxSurvivor

I saw a notice displayed at the Tacoma permit counter yesterday. I thought i...

11 10-15-2012 09:41 PM
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Air Filtration!

09-13-2012 01:55 AM by jaysonic

So, I’ve recently discovered that I’m allergic to all wood airbor...

24 10-14-2012 06:20 PM
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Dust Collector System - Grounded??

10-03-2012 02:52 PM by mmckee

Hi all, I recently purchased the Harbor Freight 2hp dust collector system ...

26 10-14-2012 05:00 PM
View Bill White's profile

Another dust collector system question....

10-06-2012 06:28 PM by Bill White

I may be needing to add a commercial DC system to a well equipped shop.Anybod...

5 10-13-2012 05:54 PM
View rsain's profile

Food for thought

08-21-2011 05:06 PM by rsain

Had some kickback yesterday (nothing too bad and I never stand directly behin...

6 10-04-2012 12:54 PM
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Don't touch!

10-01-2012 03:34 AM by mcase

My boys 12 and 17 yrs. both know to NEVER bring any of their little buddies ...

20 10-03-2012 03:53 PM
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oh no kickback!!!

09-30-2012 07:25 PM by whitebeast88

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16 10-02-2012 04:05 AM
View airfieldman's profile

How to cut some large posts

10-01-2012 07:38 PM by airfieldman

Hey gang, I need some advice. I have a rickety workbench that I never bother ...

14 10-02-2012 03:41 AM
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Broken my arm... now what can I do?

09-21-2012 03:17 PM by jlasersmith

I broke my arm on Sunday while mountain biking. The doctor said that I cannot...

15 10-02-2012 02:57 AM
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Good Learning Experience

09-29-2012 08:28 PM by SnowyRiver

I was thinking today that I wish I had a video camera in the shop. I planed ...

11 10-01-2012 12:32 AM

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