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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View Tom's profile

Thien tall to make one?

02-19-2017 10:30 PM by Tom

I’m doing an upgrade from the shop vac/dust deputy set up I’m usi...

1 02-20-2017 03:02 AM
View difalkner's profile

Making a downdraft sanding box

02-13-2017 04:30 AM by difalkner

Every time we sand anything at all we find that the dust is just too much to ...

3 02-13-2017 04:04 PM
View rwe2156's profile

Help needed with shopvac/cyclone set up.

02-10-2017 10:58 PM by rwe2156

I can decide whether to put everything on a mobile base or figure out a way t...

2 02-11-2017 12:57 AM
View bridgerberdel's profile

New dust collector filter vendor

02-09-2017 03:08 PM by bridgerberdel

I did some searching for suppliers of pleated filters. Of course the current ...

5 02-10-2017 02:42 PM
View skatefriday's profile

Cutting corian?

09-07-2014 11:32 PM by skatefriday

I went dumpster diving out at a local countertop installer’s shop today...

33 02-06-2017 01:17 AM
View fatmansat's profile

Heatful noisy air compressor

01-11-2017 06:06 PM by fatmansat

H,i sorry for my bad English,to preserve my hearing I build this silencer box...

6 02-01-2017 02:25 PM
View KiwiDustmite's profile

Shop Vac Dust collection

01-14-2017 02:56 AM by KiwiDustmite

Hi folks, first time here although I have lurked in the shadows for some time...

8 01-21-2017 11:14 PM
View socrbent's profile

Seeking LJ's with Essential Tremors

04-02-2015 03:33 AM by socrbent

I have an essential tremor. The Mayo Clinic says “Essential tremor is a...

27 01-14-2017 03:11 AM
View Alongiron's profile

Woodworking gloves

01-05-2017 02:01 AM by Alongiron

So One of my Christmas presents was a pair of woodworking gloves. I give ...

35 01-05-2017 09:21 PM
View Tango2's profile

Designing a Shop Air Filter

01-02-2017 02:51 PM by Tango2

So although this is my first post here, I’ve been directed to these for...

9 01-03-2017 03:11 AM
View VintageFlatulence's profile

Thein baffle with shop vac

01-02-2017 02:52 PM by VintageFlatulence

Hello. First post and noob to woodworking. I’m in the process of put...

1 01-02-2017 03:02 PM
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12-25-2016 06:26 AM by Cliff

Maybe I am over cautious. I bought 2 GRRR-RIPPERS a couple of years ago. 20...

76 01-02-2017 05:48 AM
View Rayne's profile

Garage Wall/Floor Leak?

12-27-2016 01:23 AM by Rayne

I don’t know if this is the right place to post this as I tried posting...

6 12-29-2016 03:35 AM
View Spitfire1's profile

My first dust collector

08-25-2016 04:26 AM by Spitfire1

I have been reading many articles on dust collection in the workshop lately a...

20 12-28-2016 11:51 PM
View JeffP's profile

Half-baked tablesaw dust collection idea

02-19-2016 12:33 PM by JeffP

Like many of you, I’m disappointed with the performance of my “un...

12 12-28-2016 07:19 AM
View LucasWoods's profile

Presciption safety glasses?

12-26-2016 03:46 AM by LucasWoods

I wear glasses 95% of the time and when in the shop I am obviously much more ...

21 12-28-2016 01:41 AM
View xwingace's profile

Polyester is Evil

12-25-2016 04:27 AM by xwingace

I was turning some wood in my garage shop and had a little propane heater goi...

15 12-28-2016 01:17 AM
View hondo13's profile

Help getting over fear of circular saw!

12-23-2016 10:53 PM by hondo13

Hi everyone, So I’m 15 years old and I’ve just started woodworkin...

29 12-26-2016 08:29 PM
View johndeereb's profile

Best brand of cut resistant gloves?

12-21-2016 10:25 PM by johndeereb

Looking for a pair of gloves for my son who is 12, for beginner whittling etc...

4 12-26-2016 05:03 PM
View DrTebi's profile

Shellac--how dangerous is denaturated alcohol?

07-29-2009 12:55 PM by DrTebi

Hello, I have just mixed my first shellac from shellac flakes and denatura...

10 12-21-2016 01:04 AM

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