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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Who Needs OSHA?

11-06-2017 04:25 PM by GraceAndDrew

Check this out! Not safe at all but man they can crank it out! Mother of a...

11 11-18-2017 09:39 AM
View augerpro's profile

Hopefully not just another Dust Collection thread...

08-18-2017 04:17 PM by augerpro

Hi all, first post here! I’m in the process of designing a DC system fo...

20 11-11-2017 09:14 PM
View GatorTim's profile

Reconfiguring Dust Collection System

10-12-2017 04:42 PM by GatorTim

Hi fellow LJs! I need help with my dust collection system re-design. I hav...

12 11-11-2017 06:49 PM
View rmeir's profile

connecting oneida dust deputy to hf dc

10-28-2017 01:31 AM by rmeir

no idea what im doing wrong hooked the harbor freight dc to the oneida and i ...

4 11-11-2017 05:40 AM
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Is it okay to break the 12" stock rule on a jointer for taller stock?

11-10-2017 02:23 AM by Spindlecraft

So, I’ve been making (or attempting to at least) these LED desk lamps. ...

4 11-10-2017 03:05 AM
View Dustin's profile

Affordable 5 inch DC ducting?

10-31-2017 01:24 PM by Dustin

Title pretty much says it all. I’m awaiting delivery of a steel SDD, w...

8 11-05-2017 04:22 PM
View Kazooman's profile

Fire Extinguisher Recall

11-04-2017 08:38 PM by Kazooman

I saw a news article the other day discussing a large recall of Kidde brand f...

1 11-05-2017 01:12 AM
View jordanmc's profile

Herringbone to plane or not to plane

10-31-2017 02:18 PM by jordanmc

I haven’t played much with the herringbone patterns. But I have a ton of skat...

3 11-02-2017 01:30 PM
View Sal89's profile

Wood filler dust inhalation concern

10-30-2017 01:33 PM by Sal89

Hi all, I recently began working in a local community wood shop-sort of a ...

1 10-30-2017 01:49 PM
View 47phord's profile

The importance of a fire extinguisher

10-21-2017 09:36 PM by 47phord

So, I working in the shop, setting up the bandsaw to break down a small tree ...

8 10-23-2017 10:49 AM
View Mark's profile

Toxic wood dust control

10-22-2017 06:25 PM by Mark

Hey ljs! So this is just a quick forum topic but i myself have never had any ...

3 10-23-2017 04:05 AM
View Carloz's profile

Fence is for suckers

10-20-2017 11:50 AM by Carloz

What riving knife people keep talking about ?

14 10-21-2017 03:43 PM
View Dustin's profile

Another Dumb DC Question

10-18-2017 04:36 PM by Dustin

I know everyone is sick of these, but what the heck, I’ve got a questio...

17 10-19-2017 05:41 PM
View ErsatzTom's profile

Keeping your shop clean & organized

01-06-2008 06:57 AM by ErsatzTom

For those of you who do it successfully, do you have any particular methodolo...

58 10-18-2017 03:30 AM
View Dave_London's profile

Dust Collection: Rework of a 'minimum' single stage

01-24-2015 01:48 PM by Dave_London

Starting with a ‘minimum’ unit that used a plastic garbage ca...

4 10-14-2017 04:11 PM
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10-14-2017 03:41 AM by John

I’m in Canada today but found out my new Sharkguard for my table saw ar...

3 10-14-2017 03:44 PM
View rmeir's profile

hf dust collector bag install

10-05-2017 12:51 PM by rmeir

have struggled for a year trying to install the collection bag on the hf dust...

4 10-08-2017 09:33 PM
View FredB301's profile

Sealing Woodshop Floor

09-06-2017 10:57 PM by FredB301

I’m thinking about sealing my concrete woodshop floor with an epoxy tha...

10 09-30-2017 10:31 PM
View ScaryDull's profile

Routing rabbets - How much material can I remove in one pass.

09-27-2017 09:22 PM by ScaryDull

Hi there I am building some big sliding barn doors for a closet – th...

11 09-29-2017 10:47 AM
View Scott's profile

Tablesaw Kickback!

09-24-2017 08:01 PM by Scott

I was ripping some boards to size yesterday while finishing our living room r...

14 09-25-2017 01:46 PM

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