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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 Zac80's profile

Dust collection advice?

05-18-2016 03:59 AM by Zac80

I have a small 1 car garage shop. Using mostly power hand tools and radial ar...

26 07-11-2016 03:29 AM
View Walt's profile

want to improve suction on my shop vac

05-28-2016 06:43 PM by Walt

I would like to make an improvement to my shop vac. by making an additional v...

11 07-11-2016 03:25 AM
View LyricKayden's profile

Another dust collection topic/post

05-10-2016 04:23 AM by LyricKayden

Hi everyone, first I wanna say sorry for this post as I have seen, read and l...

9 07-11-2016 03:23 AM
View hackery's profile

Makita Dust Extractor / Shop Vac

06-17-2016 05:27 PM by hackery

Hi All I recently upgraded my really cheap and nasty small (5L capacity) e...

4 07-11-2016 03:12 AM
View Redoak49's profile

To Vent or Not To Vent

07-07-2016 08:43 PM by Redoak49

For the most part, I have an indoor air conditioned shop. However, I just ha...

7 07-11-2016 03:06 AM
View jgt1942's profile

Air Cleaner Questions

05-22-2016 09:03 AM by jgt1942

Lately I’ve been turning very dry Mesquite and it has generated a LOT o...

36 07-06-2016 06:06 PM
View scottfl's profile

penn state is discontinuing their cyclone dust collectors

07-02-2016 02:35 AM by scottfl

Hi all, like many of you, I have spent countless hours researching before dec...

14 07-04-2016 06:45 PM
View Deela40's profile

Multiple Blades on Table Saw

04-29-2016 03:51 PM by Deela40

Has anyone ever done multiple blades on a table saw with spacres between the ...

21 06-30-2016 09:07 PM
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06-26-2016 10:46 PM by Cliff

As a Novice Wood Worker I am always aware of the need to tread warily when at...

22 06-29-2016 02:14 AM
View hackery's profile

Bandsaw Faux Kickback

06-15-2016 02:04 AM by hackery

Hi All I am new so first of all hello. Not sure if this belongs in this ca...

7 06-19-2016 05:48 AM
View treesner's profile

anti dust cleaning compound for glasses?

06-15-2016 07:12 PM by treesner

not sure that this exists just putting it out there.. is there some kind o...

7 06-17-2016 01:08 AM
View karena02's profile

My neighbor's woodshop

06-06-2016 06:15 AM by karena02

Hi! I’m not actually a woodworker, but I share a building with a woodsh...

32 06-08-2016 10:29 PM
View luthierwnc's profile (online now)

venting outside with a cyclone?

05-19-2016 02:57 PM by luthierwnc

Hi All, I have a good Oneida cyclone collection system in the shop. Almos...

24 05-26-2016 12:11 PM
View scjetson's profile

220 Electrical Extension Reel

05-23-2016 01:25 PM by scjetson

Recently moved and setting up my new shop in garage with a concrete floor. I ...

9 05-25-2016 03:54 AM
View Al Amantea's profile

Dust collector plastic bags

05-21-2016 05:26 AM by Al Amantea

I have found a new source for dust collector plastic bags that I am consideri...

6 05-22-2016 08:12 PM
View ChicagoWoodworker's profile

Wynn 35a Canister Filter Not Working for Harbor Freight Dust Collector

05-09-2015 01:04 AM by ChicagoWoodworker

I’ve got a problem with my new Wynn 35a filter that everyone loves so m...

6 05-22-2016 03:06 PM
View JeffP's profile

Do we have a name for this?

05-17-2016 11:35 PM by JeffP

I admit it, I’m addicted to watching woodworking/making youtube. As ad...

3 05-18-2016 01:20 AM
View Lenny's profile

Turning a Humongous Log

05-13-2016 11:38 PM by Lenny

I stumbled onto this today on YouTube and, for me, it is an eye opener so I t...

2 05-14-2016 01:38 AM
View Wondermutt's profile

Cabinet Dust Collection Question

04-29-2016 01:45 AM by Wondermutt

Guys- I have a question about dust collection in cabinets. When you hook up ...

7 04-29-2016 01:14 PM
View johnhutchinson's profile

Shop Safety Video

04-27-2016 02:17 AM by johnhutchinson

Made me think about switching to crocheting … http://www.atlasobscur...

12 04-29-2016 10:44 AM

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