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 Matt Przybylski's profile

Did the GRRRipper just save my fingers?

12-28-2012 03:41 AM by Matt Przybylski

Well, it finally happened. I was in the shop cutting some red oak railes/sti...

10 02-12-2013 02:46 PM
View fstellab's profile

Is the Blade Guard really necessary ?

01-11-2013 04:32 PM by fstellab

Folks, I know this question could get me banned from woodworking, but I am...

55 02-07-2013 06:49 PM
View DouginVa's profile

Glue Bottles.....or not?

02-01-2013 12:16 PM by DouginVa

It wasn’t until watching years and years of videos, reading magazines, ...

19 02-06-2013 04:27 AM
View bbasiaga's profile

Tough piece of wood - saved by the riving kife

02-03-2013 04:19 AM by bbasiaga

I was milling down a 2×4 today for part of a jig for my table saw. The ...

8 02-05-2013 01:17 AM
View steffen707's profile

Another stupid person not using splitter

02-02-2013 02:28 AM by steffen707

Well its been a while since i’ve logged in. Wish it was because I comp...

34 02-04-2013 06:49 PM
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02-03-2013 05:10 PM by Steve

Learned a valuable lesson yesterday. I have worked in the bridge construction...

1 02-03-2013 05:13 PM
View BradNail's profile

Sort of funny...Kind of sucked.

02-01-2013 03:57 AM by BradNail

I finally got around to replacing the cloth bag on my 1.5 HP dust collector w...

4 02-01-2013 07:29 AM
View Jim Savage's profile

Table Saw Question

01-29-2013 06:38 PM by Jim Savage

I was recently making a 45-degree rip cut. My saw blade tilts to the right, ...

8 01-30-2013 12:17 AM
View David Craig's profile

Carbon Monoxide

01-26-2013 12:54 PM by David Craig

During this latest cold spell, I came home to a house that was just over 50 d...

10 01-28-2013 04:43 PM
View ScrubPlane's profile

Riving Knive, Table Saw, and Retrofitting...

01-26-2013 09:34 PM by ScrubPlane

Does anyone know if it is possible to retrofit a Craftsman cabinet table saw ...

3 01-28-2013 04:47 AM
View sandhill's profile

how many wood worker can use 1800 sq feet at the same time

01-22-2013 11:04 PM by sandhill

I am trying to figure out how many wood worker can use 1800 sq feet at the sa...

13 01-25-2013 03:47 PM
View jayman7's profile

AO Safety Woodworker's Respirator discontinued?

11-09-2009 03:45 PM by jayman7

I use the 95190 respirator and I’m a big fan of it. I’m running ...

15 01-23-2013 09:11 PM
View Ted's profile

Safety Glasses Reminder

01-17-2013 12:44 AM by Ted

At work today I used my brad nailer to put down a small threshold, and I got ...

39 01-22-2013 07:44 PM
View FeralVermonter's profile

A thorough electrolysis resource: let's make one

01-19-2013 02:47 PM by FeralVermonter

OK, I admit it… sorta cheating here. But only sorta. I’m in the...

3 01-20-2013 12:17 AM
View Don's profile

What tools run through your chip separator?

01-18-2013 03:01 AM by Don

With the new CX200 table saw in place, I want to turn my attention to the ban...

1 01-19-2013 04:46 AM
View Luke's profile

Table saw blade guards

09-06-2009 05:33 AM by Luke

I have a question that has been bugging me for quite a while. Years even. I a...

81 01-17-2013 05:11 AM
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1 01-17-2013 01:11 AM
View BDFan1981's profile

McKinnon vs. Skil Corp.: Who Really Won?

01-12-2013 10:44 PM by BDFan1981 I find this ...

0 01-12-2013 10:44 PM
View Don's profile

Old Table Saw sold, New one Purchased....NO HEAT - HELP!!!

01-05-2013 06:18 PM by Don

Well, I sold my old BT3100 table saw today and have the new Craftex CX200 sit...

16 01-12-2013 02:16 PM
View pauldye's profile

Air Filtration exhaust

01-03-2013 12:45 PM by pauldye

Hi, I have this air filtration system hanging in my shop garage. It work...

21 01-12-2013 12:58 AM

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