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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What Happened? Updated 3-5

1637 days ago by Jim

Today I was cutting some 6 and 7 inch legs for some chairs from some 2X2 popl...

5 1636 days ago
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Tenoning Jig Cutoff Sports

1638 days ago by NBeener

Anybody done it?? Spent some time, again today, using the tenoning jig on ...

6 1638 days ago
View Robert Cole's profile

Tablesaw jig for tapering table legs

1638 days ago by Robert Cole

I am a woodworking novice and have only about 1 year’s experience. M...

6 1638 days ago
View dannymac's profile

Waste Not, Want Not

1645 days ago by dannymac

Not sure if i’m asking this in the right section but here goes What ...

16 1641 days ago
View Dez's profile

Dust Explosions ?

1641 days ago by Dez

Came across another industry article on dust explosions. Here is the link if ...

2 1641 days ago
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painted walls and lighting

1647 days ago by popmandude

Hey folks. I am fixin to paint my garage ceilieng, and walls to help enhance ...

9 1644 days ago
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Introducing safety with the router

1645 days ago by TemplateTom

I have been using the router for over 40 years now and I suppose I was just l...

2 1644 days ago
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Spalted Lumber and Respirators

1646 days ago by peggyraye

I am in the 7th week of fighting a very bad respitory illness after not weari...

5 1645 days ago
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power cord tangle

1665 days ago by daved

Has anyone besides me got their foot tangled in a power cord and pulled a por...

17 1646 days ago
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Clearview Cyclonic Dust collector

1652 days ago by PCM

I am contemplating upgrading my basement dust collector to a cyclone. I read ...

3 1647 days ago
View jussdandy's profile

getting scared or getting smart???

1652 days ago by jussdandy

well, I broke down today and ordered a snap in splitter for my old unisaw, I ...

10 1648 days ago
View Mogebier's profile

Do your new tools need an offering of blood like mine do?

1665 days ago by Mogebier

Every time I buy a new tool, I accidentally cut myself and bleed on it. Afte...

11 1651 days ago
View CharlieM1958's profile

Am I the only one stupid enough....

1670 days ago by CharlieM1958 take a tool right off the grinding wheel and touch the edge to see if ...

56 1651 days ago
View Padre's profile

Who says bandsaws have no kickback?

2001 days ago by Padre

Well, it finally happened. I had my first full blown “go to the emerge...

39 1654 days ago
View tfr's profile

Dust Collection and Table Saw

1659 days ago by tfr

I have a older General 350TS that I wanted to add dust collection. I know in ...

11 1656 days ago
View Dust's profile

Removing arbor washer

1661 days ago by Dust

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

9 1656 days ago
View kanihoncho's profile

I would like some face shield feedback

1675 days ago by kanihoncho

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

13 1657 days ago
View papadan's profile

Pleeaaasssseeeee, don't help!

1753 days ago by papadan

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

47 1660 days ago
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how to keep others safe from the wood worker?

1672 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 1660 days ago
View BOB67CAM's profile

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

1662 days ago by BOB67CAM

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

3 1662 days ago

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