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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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Grounding your Dust Collection System

01-31-2010 10:56 PM by Will Stokes

So I’ve finally broken down and decided to get serious about dust colle...

44 11-14-2014 11:13 PM
View George's profile

Subtle hint

11-14-2014 03:07 AM by George

I found some Halloween stick-on props at a local store. They’re removab...

4 11-14-2014 09:47 PM
View BillyDvd's profile

Solid Wood Doors - Falling

11-13-2014 08:11 PM by BillyDvd

Newbie here – I am looking for some ideas (no one will accountable if t...

4 11-14-2014 01:29 AM
View KE4NYV's profile

Dusty Deputy Passing Most Debris to the Shop Vac

10-29-2014 07:37 PM by KE4NYV

I have the small Dust Deputy and for a while it was working great. I have it...

29 11-11-2014 10:50 PM
View MarkTheFiddler's profile

I give bone heads a bad name!!!

01-26-2013 09:36 PM by MarkTheFiddler

Off cuts included for your amusement…. Stock Bosch blade that came o...

66 11-11-2014 04:07 AM
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Bar oil

11-09-2014 08:05 PM by woodcox

Is there another oil I can use in a pinch? I have a cheap electric chain saw ...

16 11-10-2014 02:55 PM
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Close call

11-04-2014 10:28 PM by bigblockyeti

I was routing material from the middle of a serving tray I’m making for...

17 11-06-2014 02:21 PM
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Workbench for a 1963 Craftsman Radial Arm Saw Model # 103.29310 Help.

11-03-2014 03:10 PM by cherrywoodworker

I just purchased a 1963 Craftsman Radial Arm Saw Model # 103.29310. The saw d...

11 11-04-2014 01:30 AM
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Bill Pentz and all hope is lost?

10-30-2014 01:41 PM by nightdeath4223

Okay, I know the title may be over the top. But I have read Bill’s main...

33 11-03-2014 05:04 AM
View stripit's profile

TS guard

10-27-2014 02:03 PM by stripit

Hi. I just bought a DELTA 34-976 guard for my “96” unisaw, with ...

1 10-28-2014 01:30 AM
View willhime's profile

which respirator ?

10-23-2014 02:37 PM by willhime

As far as respirators, what’s a good brand to get and where? I’ve...

22 10-27-2014 07:30 PM
View Robin1's profile

Dust Collection/Exhaust Question

10-22-2014 09:50 PM by Robin1

Not too long ago, I asked for a recommendation on a dust collector. The answ...

10 10-25-2014 02:43 AM
View DavidTTU's profile

Shop Expansion. Is this a load bearing wall?

10-16-2014 07:53 PM by DavidTTU

I wasnt sure which forum to put this under but I was hoping the community cou...

19 10-20-2014 02:15 AM
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What did I do wrong?

10-18-2014 10:35 PM by thewfool

I’m a beginner with woodworking, so I’m trying to be as safe as p...

32 10-20-2014 12:34 AM
View JoeWhite's profile

My air filter isn't doing it's job

10-15-2014 06:28 AM by JoeWhite

So at this point I feel like my Jet air filter was a waste of money. I’...

15 10-16-2014 11:12 AM
View Mark's profile

separator for dust collector

10-10-2014 01:12 AM by Mark

Well it’s time for a dust collector, I have waited long enough. I rece...

17 10-14-2014 06:21 PM
View LucasWoods's profile

A level workbench

10-07-2014 01:00 AM by LucasWoods

So I am sure it is extremely important to have a level workbench especially w...

21 10-13-2014 10:31 AM
View Rayne's profile

Dewalt DW733 Plate Gasket usable?

10-04-2014 05:40 PM by Rayne

Hey LJ community. Could you help me out on a little problem here? I recentl...

7 10-08-2014 03:34 AM
View Sawdust2012's profile

can we stand another dust collection question?

10-06-2014 12:48 AM by Sawdust2012

I recently bought a used dust collector with a cannister filter. Maybe I was...

2 10-06-2014 01:16 AM
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10-03-2014 02:16 PM by Steve Kreins


19 10-05-2014 06:42 PM

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