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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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Shop Notes #13 Dust collector, has anyone had any experience with it?

08-30-2014 01:23 PM by Straightlines

The title says most all of my question. I’m waffling between the Shop ...

4 09-03-2014 04:54 AM
View Cooksboro's profile

Dado Blades on a Delta 34-444

09-01-2014 11:12 AM by Cooksboro

Hello all, My 1st post and I got here by searching info on my recent purcha...

2 09-01-2014 12:37 PM
View Joseph Jossem's profile

cheap owners

08-30-2014 04:30 PM by Joseph Jossem

I have seen alot of companies here paying under the table etc..At first i did...

31 09-01-2014 12:20 AM
View TM44's profile

Newby TS kickback question

08-26-2014 12:36 AM by TM44

Hey folks - This is my first post on this site. hope I have this in the ri...

40 08-31-2014 09:21 PM
View b2rtch's profile

Another, home made, shop air cleaner. It blows big time!

01-20-2013 02:35 PM by b2rtch

Trying to fight the dust in suspension the air in my shop I decided the make ...

25 08-31-2014 03:37 PM
View Monte Pittman's profile

sad end to my shop

01-20-2014 10:11 PM by Monte Pittman

This is what my shop looked like last night And this i...

191 08-31-2014 01:54 AM
View TomVervoort's profile

If you don't trust your push stick: Don't use it!!

08-26-2014 01:56 PM by TomVervoort

At first I want to say that this accident is totally my own fault. My R...

10 08-30-2014 07:19 PM
View InstantSiv's profile

Shop vac dust bag questions

08-30-2014 01:36 AM by InstantSiv

Hi, I have 2 questions about shop vac dust bags. My setup: Shopvac with th...

3 08-30-2014 01:14 PM
View dgrant's profile

Earthquake Got Me

08-24-2014 09:34 PM by dgrant

This is what a 6.0 quake will do to your shop. Everything ended up in the mi...

26 08-29-2014 06:10 PM
View agallant's profile

Clean Air (Dust Collector, Air filter etc)

08-26-2014 02:57 PM by agallant

Please educate me on dust collectors and air filtration systems. Currently I ...

11 08-28-2014 09:05 PM
View Alan72's profile

How safe is a radial arm saw and is it a good addition to the shop?

08-24-2014 04:20 AM by Alan72

I’am going to look a used Delta shop master Radial arm saw in the morni...

44 08-26-2014 04:12 AM
View SCOTSMAN's profile

Me again second question re dust collection?

08-18-2014 09:45 PM by SCOTSMAN

Hi I wrote recently and explained that, I am about to design /make a practica...

7 08-25-2014 01:08 AM
View MrRon's profile

Accident with a "Skil" type saw

08-18-2014 03:52 PM by MrRon

Last night, my daughter called to tell me her husband cut off two toes with a...

27 08-21-2014 12:33 PM
View JerrodMcCrary's profile

Is this safe? Don't try this at home

07-11-2014 08:37 PM by JerrodMcCrary

I came across this a while back and had a laugh. This may leave a mark

35 08-21-2014 05:27 AM
View BennyG's profile

After 10 + years....A momentary lapse of reason WARNING GRAPHIC PHOTOS!

07-07-2014 09:25 PM by BennyG

I’m posting the details of my shop accident solely for the purpose of a...

41 08-21-2014 03:05 AM
View CharlesA's profile

Keeping tools unplugged?

08-06-2014 02:18 PM by CharlesA

Somewhere when I was setting up my shop, I remember reading the tip that one ...

30 08-21-2014 02:05 AM
View Rayne's profile

Good Deal on Micro Jig Grr-ripper at Lowes

08-16-2014 05:01 AM by Rayne

I read somewhere that Lowes was offering the Grr-ripper now, so I searched th...

4 08-17-2014 09:17 PM
View diverlloyd's profile

Dust masks

08-11-2014 09:38 PM by diverlloyd

Has anyone used a washable dust mask? What mask or respirator do you use?Does...

15 08-12-2014 09:10 PM
View Clarence's profile

Do respirator masks do the job?

12-31-2009 07:24 PM by Clarence

I went out to my “shop” last night for the first time since the holidays bega...

22 08-09-2014 11:18 PM
View ducky911's profile

miter saw dust

08-03-2014 12:02 AM by ducky911

Hi, Shop down for a month now as I am working on dust. Miter saw in a n...

6 08-04-2014 09:35 PM

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