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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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
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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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Lowes and Sunset wiring and DIY book recall

10-12-2012 04:46 AM by TopamaxSurvivor

I saw a notice displayed at the Tacoma permit counter yesterday. I thought i...

11 10-15-2012 09:41 PM
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Air Filtration!

09-13-2012 01:55 AM by jaysonic

So, I’ve recently discovered that I’m allergic to all wood airbor...

24 10-14-2012 06:20 PM
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Dust Collector System - Grounded??

10-03-2012 02:52 PM by mmckee

Hi all, I recently purchased the Harbor Freight 2hp dust collector system ...

26 10-14-2012 05:00 PM
View Bill White's profile

Another dust collector system question....

10-06-2012 06:28 PM by Bill White

I may be needing to add a commercial DC system to a well equipped shop.Anybod...

5 10-13-2012 05:54 PM
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Food for thought

08-21-2011 05:06 PM by rsain

Had some kickback yesterday (nothing too bad and I never stand directly behin...

6 10-04-2012 12:54 PM
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Don't touch!

10-01-2012 03:34 AM by mcase

My boys 12 and 17 yrs. both know to NEVER bring any of their little buddies ...

20 10-03-2012 03:53 PM
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oh no kickback!!!

09-30-2012 07:25 PM by whitebeast88

!! ...

16 10-02-2012 04:05 AM
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How to cut some large posts

10-01-2012 07:38 PM by airfieldman

Hey gang, I need some advice. I have a rickety workbench that I never bother ...

14 10-02-2012 03:41 AM
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Broken my arm... now what can I do?

09-21-2012 03:17 PM by jlasersmith

I broke my arm on Sunday while mountain biking. The doctor said that I cannot...

15 10-02-2012 02:57 AM
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Good Learning Experience

09-29-2012 08:28 PM by SnowyRiver

I was thinking today that I wish I had a video camera in the shop. I planed ...

11 10-01-2012 12:32 AM
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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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