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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Workshop height

1696 days ago by LarryDNJR

Hello all this is my first post here in the forums. I had a question of some...

39 1544 days ago
View Eric_S's profile

Portable Dust Collection Enclosure for noise

1728 days ago by Eric_S

I purchased the Delta 50-720CT a couple weeks ago. So far it has been workin...

10 1545 days ago
View Roper's profile

do you wear jewelery while woodworking?

2221 days ago by Roper

my wife and i had a little talk about the fact that i don’t wear my wed...

98 1546 days ago
View Jerry's profile

i shot a 16g nail into my hand

1573 days ago by Jerry

So I have done it. Several times I have come close but this time the nail su...

30 1546 days ago
View Juansnapon's profile

Table Saw Fence

1553 days ago by Juansnapon

OK I just got a Ridgid Cast iron table saw missing a lot of parts but only pa...

2 1553 days ago
View Mike Gager's profile

on a table saw, what exactly is the guard for?

1700 days ago by Mike Gager

ok seriously with all the table saw mishaps, missing fingers and such, are al...

65 1560 days ago
View WhiskeyWaters's profile

Training for Tool Safety with Students

1566 days ago by WhiskeyWaters

Hey Lumberjocks - I’m an afterschool educator in SE Texas adn I̵...

6 1560 days ago
View Wiley's profile

beveling safely on a table saw

1567 days ago by Wiley

My table saw is a very dinky little benchtop Craftsman, and as a new woodwork...

5 1562 days ago
View Konomigon's profile

Coiled Bandsaw Danger! Always follow the instructions!

1572 days ago by Konomigon

I’m a new bandsaw owner and I just uncoiled my first blade. The pack...

6 1567 days ago
View WWilder's profile

Is it possible to add a dado blade to a Ryobi 10" table saw?

2131 days ago by WWilder

I recently bought a starter table saw. It is the $100 Ryobi from Home Depot o...

15 1574 days ago
View DaveH's profile

It had to happen! 50 lawsuits are pending...1.5mil awarded

1596 days ago by DaveH

Apparently a jury awarded 1.5 mil to a man who was injured using a table saw ...

225 1574 days ago
View ltroupe1's profile

Lesson Learned!!!!

1577 days ago by ltroupe1

This weekend I bought my first set of new powertools. I bougt a Ryobi Plunge ...

10 1576 days ago
View pollock's profile

Stop Switch Bar

1594 days ago by pollock

Fellow woodworkers,Does anyone have a design for a stop switch bar for a tabl...

4 1581 days ago
View MattinCincy's profile

Router mishap - I got very lucky!

1583 days ago by MattinCincy

Wow, I came very close to a serious (or possibly fatal) injury the other day ...

27 1581 days ago
View LucasinBC's profile

Power - how to determine if a machine runs safely in your shop

1598 days ago by LucasinBC

Hi everyone, This is a rookie question so please bear with me. Well actu...

7 1581 days ago
View RH913's profile

wobble dado

1585 days ago by RH913

HI ALL Are there any reasons not tio use a wobble dado on a 10inch powermat...

13 1584 days ago
View USCJeff's profile

No way this law suit was won. Wow.

1588 days ago by USCJeff

Article Link Wow, won a law suit because there was no flesh detecting safe...

3 1587 days ago
View jimmymac's profile

Dust Collection Unit Located Outside the Shop

1591 days ago by jimmymac

I am designing my shop and plan to put a cyclone dust collector outside the w...

1 1589 days ago
View DrTebi's profile

Air filter replacement?

1589 days ago by DrTebi

Hello, I have a Jet AFS-1000B air filtration unit, and I am wondering abou...

3 1589 days ago
View CutsTwiceMeasuresOnce's profile

My sense of smell has changed after working with Chinese plywood

1963 days ago by CutsTwiceMeasuresOnce

In the Fall, I worked with some Chinese plywood bought from a local “bi...

30 1591 days ago

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