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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 lighting

11-24-2015 09:55 PM by jrthekid

I’m thinking of led soft white roll lighting in my 12×20 shop, 6&#...

10 11-26-2015 03:01 AM
View pitchnsplinters's profile

Respirator w/ full Faceshield for Beards

12-29-2008 10:09 PM by pitchnsplinters

I have had a difficult time finding a respirator that seals decently for a gu...

6 11-21-2015 01:12 PM
View wseand's profile

Electrical Issue

11-14-2015 06:08 PM by wseand

I have finally got the power addition to the shop closer to the top of my to ...

29 11-20-2015 05:38 AM
View BullHammer's profile

Safety Switch Plug Improvement

11-13-2015 09:46 PM by BullHammer

If you are like me, the yellow plug for the safety switch is a love-hate ...

2 11-14-2015 03:43 AM
View HokieKen's profile

Table Saw Blade Guards - Do you use 'em?

11-02-2015 06:42 PM by HokieKen

So, this past Saturday, I got stupid for a split second and got bit by my tab...

84 11-13-2015 11:58 PM
View sawdust4brainz's profile

Is my Delta AP400 sufficient for this shop setup ?

11-13-2015 12:41 AM by sawdust4brainz

Good evening LumberJockers everywhere. Lend me your ears…...and knowle...

6 11-13-2015 03:25 PM
View TheWoodRaccoon's profile

Bandsaw Lesson from Jimmy Diresta! (+showing him some of my work)

11-10-2015 12:33 PM by TheWoodRaccoon

Hey all! A couple weeks ago i visited Jimmy Diresta in his workshop! During t...

3 11-11-2015 11:14 PM
View spooky1's profile

220V table saw and wiring

08-25-2015 10:26 AM by spooky1

I just moved my entire shop (military guy so I am used to it). I am in a pick...

24 11-06-2015 12:22 PM
View Betsy's profile

Small Electric Fire

10-31-2015 05:55 PM by Betsy

So I’ve had quite a summer and fall – very expensive season for m...

9 11-01-2015 10:24 PM
View SundayST's profile

Contact Cement Fumes

10-31-2015 03:36 PM by SundayST

I am hoping someone can help me with this. I saw some previous posts about co...

4 10-31-2015 05:05 PM
View sugnim's profile

Safety glasses that fit?

10-28-2015 08:52 PM by sugnim

I have an issue with trying to find safety glasses that actually fit. I don&...

6 10-30-2015 03:33 PM
View Leah's profile

Hand Protection While Whittling

10-12-2015 02:49 PM by Leah

I’ve recently taken up whittling and am very much enjoying it. My fi...

7 10-24-2015 05:51 AM
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6" HVAC duct mating to 6" PVC ASTM3034

10-03-2015 05:47 PM by Holbs

I pulled a 6 foot piece of 6” PVC Sewer ASTM D-3034 (I believe this is ...

3 10-07-2015 12:03 AM
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Starter box wiring for jointer

09-24-2015 05:50 PM by Faceman_

Recently I picked up an jointer which was wired with a 240v 2hp Dayton motor....

7 10-02-2015 02:12 AM
View Wannabe WoodWorkers's profile

Ironwood vs. Fingers

09-30-2015 10:42 PM by Wannabe WoodWorkers

Had a client drop off a couple small blocks of ironwood that he wants cut int...

5 10-01-2015 05:59 AM
View Rxmpo's profile

Electrical question

09-29-2015 01:57 AM by Rxmpo

I have been updating my shop and moving my tablesaw to the other side of my b...

9 10-01-2015 05:10 AM
View JoeinGa's profile

Never trust your wood. Even if you know from whence it came :-)

09-26-2015 08:31 PM by JoeinGa

Well SHEEEEEIT! I was given some rather large planks of cedar a while back. ...

23 09-29-2015 02:17 AM
View WhiskeyCreek's profile

Will an air filter work for my shop?

09-07-2015 05:24 PM by WhiskeyCreek

I have a small garage that my shop is in. There is only the huge garage door...

9 09-18-2015 08:16 PM
View ste6168's profile

Walmart LED Shop Lighting

08-24-2015 06:26 PM by ste6168

Saw these while “school supply” shopping with the family yesterda...

11 08-26-2015 10:47 PM
View Deulen's profile

Deulen Safety Fence update

08-21-2015 10:06 PM by Deulen

We received requests from Jocks to make a more informative video that better ...

6 08-22-2015 12:37 PM

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