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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Removing arbor washer

1628 days ago by Dust

I am trying to run a 23/32 dado stack, but the threads will not fully engage...

9 1623 days ago
View kanihoncho's profile

I would like some face shield feedback

1642 days ago by kanihoncho

I’ve received some great tips from y’all. I’m now looking a...

13 1624 days ago
View papadan's profile

Pleeaaasssseeeee, don't help!

1720 days ago by papadan

Cutting some cabinet doors today, LOML insisted on helping me. She would hold...

47 1627 days ago
View BOB67CAM's profile

how to keep others safe from the wood worker?

1640 days ago by BOB67CAM

ok so i have a pretty small shop so i know thats a chunk of my issue but im w...

17 1627 days ago
View BOB67CAM's profile

some extra safety stuff that mot likely u havent realized yet..plywood and drywall

1630 days ago by BOB67CAM

a couple of articles that opened my eyes and hopefully yers too Chinese Dr...

3 1629 days ago
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Dust Collector question

1633 days ago by funchuck

Last night, I decided to use my new dado set. This is the first time using a...

15 1631 days ago
View sry's profile

Basement shop - dealing with the furnace

2202 days ago by sry

I’ve managed to convince the wife to let me have part of the basement a...

6 1632 days ago
View UrbaneHillbilly's profile

Blocking out the kids

1637 days ago by UrbaneHillbilly

Hi guys,I appreciate the advice and good will here. I am wondering how you gu...

22 1632 days ago
View TomHintz's profile

Safety Survey 2

1633 days ago by TomHintz

Years ago I did the first Safety Survey and it drew lots of attention in the ...

7 1633 days ago
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1634 days ago by hammeredon

Sorry I put this in the wrong format earlyer How many of you missing finge...

2 1634 days ago
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Big Bang Theory

1643 days ago by SnowyRiver

Here is a good one for you. I was using a router with a slot cutting bit t...

19 1637 days ago
View toolman's profile

Top Ten Dangerous Tools

1655 days ago by toolman

THis is a good article from Forbes Magazine on tool safety http://professiona...

18 1637 days ago
View bgilb's profile

The splitter saved me!

1645 days ago by bgilb

I was ripping some pine and about halfway through the wood just stopped movin...

13 1638 days ago
View RockyTopScott's profile

I have an electrical question

1647 days ago by RockyTopScott

Trying to construct an extension cord. Have 12/3 wire with a 20 amp 260 he...

82 1639 days ago
View princeton's profile

Dust collection

1647 days ago by princeton

Hi All. My shop is still in the development stage. I am planning to build a h...

5 1643 days ago
View Sawdust2's profile

Lesson relearned

1699 days ago by Sawdust2

I was down in the shop this evening.Kept dropping things, Put the wrong be...

8 1645 days ago
View fbeck's profile

lung & eye protection from fine wood dust

1646 days ago by fbeck

Hi, I’m a first timer here, so hope this is proper format. Am starting ...

6 1645 days ago
View kanihoncho's profile

Need hearing protection recommendations

1647 days ago by kanihoncho

I am looking for some hearing protection and would like some brand recommenda...

13 1646 days ago
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Critical eye protection notice - pterygium likely caused by sawdust irritation

1649 days ago by johngoes

Last Friday my guitar teacher said I had a growth on my eye. I’ve never...

2 1649 days ago
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Looking for a paduak replacement :(

1651 days ago by pashley

I read today that paduak dust is very bad to breathe, and the wood turns brow...

1 1651 days ago

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