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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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Safety during a band saw operation

09-25-2012 03:48 PM by Surfside

I have read this blog a while ago and I find it very informative specially fo...

2 09-25-2012 04:28 PM
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Weirdest thing I've ever had happen in the shop

09-20-2012 08:22 PM by bubbs

Today, I was at the table saw, sizing some 5/4 oak to prep it for the planer....

9 09-21-2012 04:07 AM
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California Table Saw Safety Act dies in Senate - Article I saw today

09-15-2012 02:36 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

For those of you who were following this. I didn’t see this mentioned ...

16 09-19-2012 01:31 PM
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General Safety Tips and experiences Thread

09-15-2012 03:40 PM by IsaacH

I know I’m one of the new guys here, but I thought a common thread for ...

17 09-18-2012 06:24 PM
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Anyone have one of these

09-14-2012 02:30 AM by sandhill

3 09-16-2012 12:50 AM
View LeChuck's profile

Cable raceways

08-30-2012 07:00 PM by LeChuck

Hi folks, What do you people do when you have power cables/extensions goin...

6 09-13-2012 04:25 PM
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table saw safety question

09-03-2012 05:15 PM by cpd

Hi, I’m pretty new to using a table saw and I have a pretty basic safet...

21 09-13-2012 04:22 AM
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How not to ground an electric drill.

08-18-2012 12:06 AM by Emma Walker

I got this drill about a month ago at an auction for a dollar. When I got hom...

49 09-13-2012 04:02 AM
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Loose belt on my new/very old jig saw.

08-18-2012 01:25 AM by Emma Walker

I got this jigsaw for at an auction for $7.00 two of them went up for bit for...

8 09-13-2012 03:52 AM
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Table saw safety advice needed: Repeated thin rips

09-10-2012 06:45 PM by lumberjoe

I really enjoy making cutting boards but I am having a little trouble figurin...

25 09-12-2012 02:39 PM
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Check your clamps!!!!

08-31-2012 09:54 PM by Bertha

At eye level, I spot an odd thing….someone has made a home in my clamp&...

39 09-10-2012 10:53 PM
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Scared myself with kickback

09-04-2012 09:38 PM by RJH311

Well, I suppose it was just a matter of time before it happened, but I think ...

22 09-05-2012 05:27 AM
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Equipment SAFETY tips: The Planer

04-22-2011 02:51 PM by MsDebbieP

  Safety in the shop tips for the planer. What are some tips to wo...

20 09-03-2012 11:02 PM
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Eye injury from not wearing safety glasses

08-28-2012 06:33 PM by lumberjoe

Just got back from the eye doctor because I did something stupid. I usually w...

31 09-03-2012 06:17 PM
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rewiring hf dust collector to 220 volt

08-28-2012 03:02 AM by Cole Tallerman

So I’ve never rewired a tool to 220v but I only have 2 spaces left in m...

5 08-28-2012 11:50 AM
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Dust collection HAS evolved.

07-13-2012 11:19 AM by Alexandre

From: To: And even to this: Dust collection HAS evolved. Commen...

11 08-23-2012 11:58 PM
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Tablesaw liability lawsuit

08-23-2012 05:23 PM by Knothead62

Thought this might be of interest to the forum.

6 08-23-2012 11:54 PM
View cpd's profile

basic saw safety, newbie question

08-21-2012 09:08 PM by cpd

I just picked up a used rockwell 10” contractors table saw off craigsli...

6 08-23-2012 03:18 AM
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oilstone cleaning

08-19-2012 07:26 PM by MNWOODWORKER

I have always used india oilstones with great results but have now switched t...

1 08-19-2012 07:30 PM
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Do you unplug your tablesaw before blade changes?

04-07-2012 07:58 PM by Adam D

I’ve read in books time and time again that you should actually UNPLUG ...

151 08-18-2012 10:33 PM

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