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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It's Not Just The Table Saw

1625 days ago by rsmith71

I know that the majority of injuries in the shop seem to be table saw acciden...

20 1587 days ago
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Protective Lotions: Gloves In A Bottle vs. Blue Magic Invisible Glove

1603 days ago by alanealane

I’ve read absolutely glowing reviews of the Gloves In A Bottle on Amazo...

5 1588 days ago
View NBeener's profile

Router base close call

1594 days ago by NBeener

I had the dovetail jig out, today, to make my nephew a carpenter’s tool...

20 1592 days ago
View kevinw's profile

Garage heating for safety and economy

1601 days ago by kevinw

Any opinions on how to heat my garage with the least trouble and cost? I want...

25 1596 days ago
View gjd's profile

Need options for my shop floor

1619 days ago by gjd

I have a small workshop in my garage and it has a concrete floor. About 1/3 ...

21 1599 days ago
View Jim's profile

What Happened? Updated 3-5

1600 days ago by Jim

Today I was cutting some 6 and 7 inch legs for some chairs from some 2X2 popl...

5 1599 days ago
View NBeener's profile

Tenoning Jig Cutoff Sports

1601 days ago by NBeener

Anybody done it?? Spent some time, again today, using the tenoning jig on ...

6 1601 days ago
View Robert Cole's profile

Tablesaw jig for tapering table legs

1601 days ago by Robert Cole

I am a woodworking novice and have only about 1 year’s experience. M...

6 1601 days ago
View dannymac's profile

Waste Not, Want Not

1608 days ago by dannymac

Not sure if i’m asking this in the right section but here goes What ...

16 1604 days ago
View Dez's profile

Dust Explosions ?

1604 days ago by Dez

Came across another industry article on dust explosions. Here is the link if ...

2 1604 days ago
View popmandude's profile

painted walls and lighting

1610 days ago by popmandude

Hey folks. I am fixin to paint my garage ceilieng, and walls to help enhance ...

9 1608 days ago
View TemplateTom's profile

Introducing safety with the router

1608 days ago by TemplateTom

I have been using the router for over 40 years now and I suppose I was just l...

2 1608 days ago
View peggyraye's profile

Spalted Lumber and Respirators

1610 days ago by peggyraye

I am in the 7th week of fighting a very bad respitory illness after not weari...

5 1608 days ago
View daved's profile

power cord tangle

1628 days ago by daved

Has anyone besides me got their foot tangled in a power cord and pulled a por...

17 1609 days ago
View PCM's profile

Clearview Cyclonic Dust collector

1615 days ago by PCM

I am contemplating upgrading my basement dust collector to a cyclone. I read ...

3 1610 days ago
View jussdandy's profile

getting scared or getting smart???

1615 days ago by jussdandy

well, I broke down today and ordered a snap in splitter for my old unisaw, I ...

10 1611 days ago
View Mogebier's profile

Do your new tools need an offering of blood like mine do?

1628 days ago by Mogebier

Every time I buy a new tool, I accidentally cut myself and bleed on it. Afte...

11 1614 days ago
View CharlieM1958's profile

Am I the only one stupid enough....

1633 days ago by CharlieM1958 take a tool right off the grinding wheel and touch the edge to see if ...

56 1614 days ago
View Padre's profile

Who says bandsaws have no kickback?

1964 days ago by Padre

Well, it finally happened. I had my first full blown “go to the emerge...

39 1617 days ago
View tfr's profile

Dust Collection and Table Saw

1623 days ago by tfr

I have a older General 350TS that I wanted to add dust collection. I know in ...

11 1619 days ago

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