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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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View dpoisson's profile

How to confirm your respirator is OK for wood working?

12-02-2011 06:22 PM by dpoisson

Hi folks, I have a respirator that I got a while back. I had originally ...

3 12-16-2011 02:31 AM
View Sac's profile

Infrared Heater ?

12-08-2011 05:56 PM by Sac

I haven’t seen anyone mention Infrared Heater’s in the wood shop/...

6 12-09-2011 12:34 AM
View Kelen's profile

Recommendations wanted on Radio/Hearing Protector

12-08-2011 06:51 PM by Kelen

I’m in the market to pick up a set of radio hearing protectors for the ...

2 12-08-2011 08:10 PM
View agallant's profile

Why are plugs in the US such a PITA?

10-28-2011 02:56 PM by agallant

I am in Germany right now and am falling in love with the plugs over here. Ev...

27 12-05-2011 05:39 AM
View Eric_S's profile

Consumer Product Safety Commission invites public to comment on tablesaw safety issue

12-02-2011 03:19 AM by Eric_S

I just found this article on Fine Woodworking from Nov. 29th. The Consumer...

1 12-05-2011 03:06 AM
View rustfever's profile (online now)

Trend Airshield

11-28-2011 02:46 AM by rustfever

I am considering a personal wood dust respiration system. I find Walnut dust,...

1 11-28-2011 06:43 AM
View dalec's profile

Heating Woodworking Shop

11-09-2007 01:51 AM by dalec

I was reading one of the forum topics and someone in response to a dust colle...

47 11-28-2011 05:23 AM
View PASs's profile

A rule ignored...a painful lesson learned

11-25-2011 06:53 AM by PASs

Rule #1: NEVER have you’re body parts inside the arc of swing of a powe...

18 11-27-2011 09:43 PM
View Vrtigo1's profile

Scariest moment in your shop?

11-19-2011 07:33 AM by Vrtigo1

Just wondering what your scariest moments working with your tools have been? ...

43 11-23-2011 08:21 PM
View richgreer's profile

How bad is it to breath in some sawdust

11-21-2011 05:40 PM by richgreer

We know that it is bad to breath in too much sawdust. Yet, I am sure all of...

28 11-22-2011 04:21 AM
View Big Ben's profile

Separator Vs Cyclone

08-08-2011 03:05 AM by Big Ben

what is the performance/functional difference cyclone and DC with a separator?

9 11-21-2011 05:34 PM
View Bobde's profile

Custome Unisaw Dust Port

11-07-2011 06:24 AM by Bobde

I just purchased a portable dust collector (Oneida Dust Gorilla) and need to ...

3 11-09-2011 03:21 AM
View Dan's profile

Plane Iron vs Live Power Cord..DANGER!

10-03-2011 05:37 AM by Dan

This may be a first.. Earlier this afternoon I was honing one of my plane ...

21 11-06-2011 05:14 AM
View Brian Shourd's profile

Bench Grinder Guards

11-01-2011 03:01 AM by Brian Shourd

I just purchased the Veritas grinder tool rest to replace the abysmal tool re...

6 11-01-2011 05:30 AM
View MsDebbieP's profile

Equipment SAFETY tips: The Hand Plane

06-03-2011 10:42 AM by MsDebbieP

  Safety in the shop tips for the hand plane What are some tips to...

9 10-30-2011 04:39 AM
View gfadvm's profile

Most Dangerous Tool?

09-12-2011 04:55 AM by gfadvm

What do you all consider the most dangerous tool in your shop. Not counting m...

134 10-28-2011 06:45 AM
View Dick, & Barb Cain's profile

A new saw stopping device!

10-08-2011 05:15 PM by Dick, & Barb Cain

This is a new patent pending device that looks very interesting. Check thi...

27 10-25-2011 09:58 AM
View Billp's profile

Beware of the left hand

08-29-2011 05:24 PM by Billp

In my reading travels I read that most woodworking accidents involve the left...

16 10-21-2011 05:01 AM
View Xaromir's profile

Which Glasses / Respirator to buy?

10-18-2011 12:04 PM by Xaromir

Soon i would like to buy a new respirator and some goggles/glasses, i’m...

1 10-18-2011 01:45 PM
View tommyd's profile

resperiator and face shield

10-10-2011 10:45 PM by tommyd

Would something like this be good for wood turning?

1 10-18-2011 05:36 AM

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