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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Some advise

12-06-2012 07:04 PM by RussellAP

Make sure you have plenty of good first aid handy. Bandages, tape, Gauss. Som...

10 12-07-2012 01:51 PM
View Jonathan's profile

Is it safe to drill out a rare earth magnet?

11-25-2012 07:11 PM by Jonathan

The area in-question is the left inlay. I have a project that I want t...

15 12-01-2012 02:09 PM
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hooking up woodstove

11-27-2012 10:03 PM by Tyler

i have a wood stove i got that i want to hook up in my shop, i know it needs ...

19 11-28-2012 01:32 PM
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Thein top hat separator question

11-21-2012 01:36 AM by mbs

I’ve seen youtube videos of people testing their top hats without hooki...

5 11-27-2012 05:02 AM
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Worth a look,Youtube kick back

11-26-2012 08:25 PM by pumperdude This clown had way more luck th...

3 11-26-2012 09:09 PM
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News on the infected finger

11-10-2012 09:17 PM by Craftsman on the lake

A couple of months ago I did a forum topic on my splinter caused infected fin...

32 11-24-2012 02:02 AM
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This is a great idea. SawStop is for wimps!

11-20-2012 07:49 PM by Viktor

60 HP dual blade homemade table saw.

26 11-22-2012 03:42 AM
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What safety gear/equipment do you have in your shop?

09-18-2012 10:09 AM by Nighthawk

Other than the normal, eye wear, ear muffs and masks etc. What other safety ...

22 11-20-2012 02:57 AM
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Chemical disposal

10-26-2012 05:49 AM by WoodCop

Was wondering where people dispose of their chemicals (Thinners, Denatured Al...

31 11-16-2012 07:47 AM
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Guests in the shop and safety standards

11-13-2012 10:11 PM by nwbusa

This weekend I was working on a small project for a friend on mine, and we ag...

12 11-14-2012 08:44 PM
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Scratch Resistant Safety Glasses

11-13-2012 04:37 AM by s2h

I have about a dozen safety glasses in the “shop”. It doesn̵...

20 11-13-2012 10:06 PM
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Kick back warning

11-11-2012 07:11 PM by Gatorjim

This happend to me about an hour ago just posting it as a reminder. I hav...

10 11-12-2012 01:02 PM
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Long sleeve, mid sleeve or short sleeve in the workshop?

11-08-2012 04:09 PM by JesseTutt

As winter approaches, I find myself moving from the tee shirt to adding a fla...

25 11-11-2012 01:57 PM
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Face/lung/eye protection while turning

11-09-2012 09:19 PM by Kreegan

What do you folks wear on your head when turning? I’ve been wearing my ...

8 11-11-2012 12:43 AM
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Severe/Cronic Asthmatic and Woodworking

11-07-2012 11:39 AM by Steve

I enjoy woodworking, but have recently discovered that I am severely allergic...

10 11-08-2012 06:47 AM
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accident number 3

11-03-2012 11:48 AM by SCOTSMAN

I fell in the garden and broke my leg walked around for 10 days with it broke...

22 11-06-2012 01:59 PM
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Flying Featherboard

11-01-2012 02:47 AM by Don Broussard

I purchased the Magswitch Workholding System Starter Kit (Item No. 152625) fr...

13 11-05-2012 10:50 PM
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Common Jointer Accident Causes

03-09-2008 01:37 AM by Charles Wilson

In another thread there was a terrible accident that happened to a LJ. Severa...

18 11-05-2012 01:23 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Safety or Nuisance?

10-20-2012 04:33 PM by RussellAP

If a piece of safety equipment gets in the way of doing whatever the tool is ...

7 10-21-2012 02:35 PM
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10-20-2012 06:05 AM by RussellAP

Not only have I put a dedicated shop vac on my Ridgid 4512, which has the wor...

7 10-20-2012 03:15 PM

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