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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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
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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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02-10-2012 06:33 PM by cuttwice

Hello all - Time for my dumb noob question off the week! I was having a...

13 06-18-2012 11:44 PM
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Zero clearance inserts are a safety feature!

06-12-2012 06:55 PM by lumberjoe

I picked up one of the Leecraft ZCI’s for my Ridgid R5412 a few weeks a...

13 06-18-2012 01:34 PM
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Bench top/contractor saw vs. Cabinet saws

05-10-2012 04:33 PM by Scot

Since I have been a member here there have been a lot of discussions about ta...

25 06-17-2012 12:38 AM
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gas mask help

06-09-2012 05:45 PM by Oji

Last year I purchased some 3/16” 3 ply from one of the borg stores. I ...

5 06-09-2012 10:19 PM
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For Sale: Set of Corvette Tail Lights

06-08-2012 12:59 AM by poopiekat

I’ll let the picture do the talking….

9 06-08-2012 12:44 PM
View Roger's profile

This should scare ya into being more safe

02-17-2012 12:59 PM by Roger

Take a look at this video. It should scare you into being more aware of not b...

34 05-31-2012 05:49 PM
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How to sharpen a chisel exactly 1 minute

05-18-2012 07:11 PM by elhaji3

2 05-21-2012 03:34 AM
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Hand tools and dust masks/respirators

05-06-2012 04:02 PM by stroml

I got a respirator for myself because I don’t like shelling out money f...

2 05-06-2012 09:40 PM
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storing flammable stuff

04-30-2012 11:50 AM by Charlie

OK as an artist I have only very small amounts of anything flammabe.However a...

10 05-03-2012 08:08 AM
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Woodcarvers glove

05-02-2012 02:35 AM by weav

I’m looking for the best choice for a woodcarvers glove. I sliced my fi...

3 05-02-2012 02:29 PM
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GFI circuit for Table Saw

04-30-2012 03:12 PM by rlamb007

Hello all,I am now the proud owner of a 96 model 5hp Delta Unisaw.It does nee...

9 04-30-2012 08:44 PM
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OOPS!!! Dang utility knife!

09-30-2011 01:32 AM by lilredweldingrod

I got a letter from my son and I grabbed the folding utility knife to trim th...

71 04-30-2012 07:32 AM
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Another Sawmill Explosion!

04-25-2012 09:55 PM by poopiekat

For the second time in two months, another sawmill exploded and burned. http:...

9 04-28-2012 06:25 PM
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3M Dust Mask

04-27-2012 01:12 PM by Tom148

I’m looking to get 3M’s new 7500 series dust mask. Amazon has th...

2 04-27-2012 03:40 PM
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Response to Poopiekat's Thread

04-25-2012 11:40 PM by Sawkerf

Since Poopiekat has me blocked for some reason, I’ll start this thread ...

0 04-25-2012 11:40 PM

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