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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Recovering from a dust collection related heart attack

08-11-2012 04:29 AM by mbs

Not really! Almost had one today when I went to my local Ewing PVC supply st...

19 08-14-2012 01:05 PM
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Heads up on splinters, they could be more than you'd think.

07-27-2012 01:49 PM by Craftsman on the lake

Addition to this forum topic: I’m going to have to see a infection spec...

18 07-30-2012 02:17 AM
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Brown Recluse Spider

07-05-2008 11:29 PM by Sac

For information on this critter please read about the Brown Recluse Spider he...

35 07-27-2012 10:02 PM
View Gatorjim's profile

l know better then doing this

07-23-2012 12:45 AM by Gatorjim

Checked the measurment between the fence and the blade on the table saw b...

11 07-27-2012 04:37 PM
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Question about oil spill

07-24-2012 03:10 AM by Jimi_C

Hey all, working on finishing and was rushing – of course I ended up kn...

6 07-25-2012 08:32 AM
View Dusty56's profile

Need a laugh today ?

07-21-2012 04:05 PM by Dusty56

Stumbled across this video today about some brothers to the North and their l...

4 07-24-2012 03:16 AM
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Equipment SAFETY tips: The Table Saw

01-18-2011 12:57 PM by MsDebbieP

Safety in the shop tips; for the table saw. What are some tips to work saf...

44 07-23-2012 11:29 PM
View Bigjoemann's profile

Another Thumb Gone

07-23-2012 04:27 AM by Bigjoemann

Just a friendly reminder to always pay attention when using our tools. My nei...

15 07-23-2012 10:46 PM
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07-22-2012 06:14 PM by Eric

Is galvanized metal ok for electolysis rust removal? I know stainless steel ...

7 07-22-2012 08:57 PM
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Oily rags - what now?

07-20-2012 04:27 PM by KnickKnack

So I’ve been a good boy, and I now have a small bucket of water full of...

15 07-20-2012 11:08 PM
View sandhill's profile

Is it a safety issue to plane lumber without Jointing? ANYTIME

07-13-2012 03:59 AM by sandhill

I am writing the safety documents for our wood working club and in the docume...

20 07-20-2012 08:30 PM
View bill4123's profile

Board Buddy/Featherboard Type Device for Bandsaw?

07-17-2012 07:27 PM by bill4123

Hi All, I just started rough cutting a huge pile of maple logs I claimed f...

2 07-17-2012 08:40 PM
View Joseph Jossem's profile

shop dog

07-10-2012 04:04 AM by Joseph Jossem

I figure this is under shop safety and forum laughs Last 15 years I ha...

4 07-10-2012 06:49 PM
View MarkTheFiddler's profile

I saved 10 cents.

06-30-2012 06:27 AM by MarkTheFiddler

Really, how much does a mask cost? Last night I made the cuts for my new c...

15 07-02-2012 03:23 AM
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Which power tool causes the most injuries?

12-17-2007 09:11 PM by Dadoo

One of the Jocks recently brought up a safety question regarding tablesaws. T...

71 06-26-2012 07:26 PM
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Roy Underhill

06-22-2012 01:53 AM by Danpaddles

Not sure what forum to put this in- but an LJ may be able to help out. I s...

7 06-25-2012 06:21 PM
View Tomw's profile

Eyeglasses: bifocal or progressive?

12-09-2010 04:41 PM by Tomw

I’ll be going to the optometrist soon for a new prescription. I current...

43 06-25-2012 01:44 AM
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Is Safety Week Over Yet?

05-15-2012 02:39 PM by bondogaposis

Man, I have had more accidents and near misses in my shop in the last two day...

3 06-24-2012 03:14 AM
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This Is A Test To See If I Am Posting Correctly

06-08-2012 12:22 PM by Jerry Bowen

John wrote to me about how to post in the correct location on this forum, thi...

7 06-24-2012 12:08 AM
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Bevel Ripping on a Table Saw With Right Tilting Blade

01-24-2008 05:41 AM by gerrym526

I’d like to get the definitive answer on this one. When bevel ripping ...

28 06-23-2012 07:07 AM

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