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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Dust collector - need help choosing!

01-04-2013 09:52 AM by mpex

My first post. Have done a significant amount of research on this, including...

21 01-11-2013 11:09 PM
View tigger959's profile

GFCI Receptacles

05-22-2011 05:43 PM by tigger959

I’m building a workshop butted up to the carport. It’s 10’...

17 01-10-2013 10:17 PM
View dakremer's profile

Riving Knife

01-04-2013 05:25 AM by dakremer

I dont know why I havent questioned this before – maybe its because its...

30 01-09-2013 06:15 AM
View dustproblems's profile

Turning Dust

01-06-2013 10:21 AM by dustproblems

I have a problem and need help. My 16 year old daughter took a wood working c...

12 01-08-2013 02:52 PM
View TopamaxSurvivor's profile

Kick back pawl on the rip fence

01-04-2013 08:16 PM by TopamaxSurvivor

I have been thinking about putting a pawl on my rip fence as an anti kick bac...

14 01-07-2013 02:20 PM
View Don W's profile

Lifting things onto the bench?

01-04-2013 09:31 PM by Don W

As I was working on my thickness sander today, I realized getting it on and o...

40 01-07-2013 02:02 PM
View JonK's profile

Vibrating Table Saw

01-06-2013 12:49 AM by JonK

Ok guys, I just retro fitted my table saw with the Delta T2 now, the saw unsa...

15 01-07-2013 03:35 AM
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DIY Air Filtration Unit Question

01-06-2013 08:46 PM by duosonicdave

So, I’m often a DIY type of guy when it comes to building things like s...

3 01-06-2013 11:47 PM
View poopiekat's profile

Sparky...a question

01-01-2013 03:12 PM by poopiekat

Whenever I grind steel I use a wet rag under the grinder where the sparks hit...

23 01-03-2013 04:52 PM
View fladdy's profile

Powermatic DC Filter

01-03-2013 03:23 AM by fladdy

I just picked up a 1.5hp Powermatic dust collector off craigslist. I’m...

0 01-03-2013 03:23 AM
View GMuddler's profile

New shelves head wound.

01-02-2013 12:35 AM by GMuddler

I found out the hard way. If you are planning to install wall mounted shel...

5 01-02-2013 02:01 AM
View Purrmaster's profile

Safety tips for a first time table saw owner

12-27-2012 09:20 AM by Purrmaster

Greetings, My parents very kindly got me the Ridgid R5412 table saw for Ch...

71 01-01-2013 09:54 PM
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Shop Vac Cyclone

12-03-2012 02:31 AM by bradf58

Hey all! I hope I posted this in the right forum. I’m getting rea...

4 12-31-2012 12:44 PM
View Shadoglare's profile

Ideas for venting

12-30-2012 06:17 PM by Shadoglare

Sorry if this topic has been brought up before – unfortunately the sear...

4 12-31-2012 04:41 AM
View mbs's profile

Thein Dust Collection Top Hat Separator.

11-20-2012 12:57 AM by mbs

Got my separator made today. I used 1” High Density particle board and...

3 12-31-2012 12:51 AM
View jtbinvalrico's profile

Self-contained dust collector setup

12-27-2012 10:31 PM by jtbinvalrico

I did some mods to my HF dust collector to make it easier to use. I’m n...

3 12-28-2012 11:21 PM
View Sac's profile

Best way to heat the workshop.

06-21-2008 02:46 PM by Sac

Hello folks, I am interested in hearing how you heat up your workshop. I...

67 12-27-2012 09:38 PM
View Bsigns's profile

Is anyone using the new Rikon Portable Dust Extractor

12-27-2012 06:40 PM by Bsigns

Any one using this?Rikon Portable Dust Extractor

1 12-27-2012 07:02 PM
View indychip's profile

Where to buy canister type filter for Jet DC1200

12-27-2012 03:42 PM by indychip

I think it is time to upgrade my dust collector and purchase a canister filte...

2 12-27-2012 03:57 PM
View Don Butler's profile

Safety products for the woodworker

12-25-2012 02:44 PM by Don Butler

I’ve been having issues with safety products specifically for the face,...

10 12-26-2012 05:19 PM

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