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 OldWrangler's profile

Just when you think you are bulletproof.......

154 days ago by OldWrangler

I can work every day in my shop and for months, not so much as a spli...

25 153 days ago
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159 days ago by fuzzface

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View johnhutchinson's profile

Finally !!! Some serious hand tool woodworking

160 days ago by johnhutchinson

I especially like the part where he chops between his feet. :)https://www.yo...

20 160 days ago
View jimmyhopps's profile

bolt direction for table saw blade

163 days ago by jimmyhopps

I’ve been meaning to ask this for a while. The picture attached is of ...

9 162 days ago
View jd53's profile

dust collection help

163 days ago by jd53

Setting up shop in my garage. Tools I have are table saw, router table, plane...

8 162 days ago
View bigblockyeti's profile

Another soon to be nine finger woodworker

205 days ago by bigblockyeti

This project is actually pretty neat, another take on the saturated wood to m...

8 163 days ago
View CH53ECC's profile

Advice on how to make a cut

169 days ago by CH53ECC

I’m new to this hobby and not sure the safest way to make a cut on the ...

11 167 days ago
View eljiggo's profile

Almost removed some fingers today.

170 days ago by eljiggo

This is my first post, and I share this because Ive found some of the most in...

17 168 days ago
View msparky14's profile

Shop Heat

259 days ago by msparky14

I was reading some posts from other people who were wanting to know the best ...

26 168 days ago
View jimmyhopps's profile

Recommendations for above the blade dust collection devices?

169 days ago by jimmyhopps

Title says it all. I’ve seen these in a few member blogs. the most int...

6 169 days ago
View thewfool's profile

How can I cut on a too-small table saw

170 days ago by thewfool

I am very new to woodworking. I’ve been watching a lot of youtube and ...

17 169 days ago
View Engine267's profile

Be careful with leaning sheet goods

170 days ago by Engine267

Saturday night I was working in the shop and was attempting to store some add...

5 170 days ago
View diverlloyd's profile

Dust collection

171 days ago by diverlloyd

Hey Jocks I’m going to build a dust separator for my shop, which is bet...

4 170 days ago
View anigan's profile

Bathroom Fan Air Filter (Small Shop Edition)

173 days ago by anigan

Can I use a bathroom fan for air filtration…. It’s an age old ...

1 173 days ago
View tinnman65's profile

It was only a matter of time

177 days ago by tinnman65

I believe we all have heard of the term ambulance chaser, well I guess we now...

16 176 days ago
View Jesse's profile

7 inch dust collection ducting?

254 days ago by Jesse

I recently bought a Grizzly 3HP double canister dust collector for my new woo...

8 176 days ago
View Monte Pittman's profile

sad end to my shop

219 days ago by Monte Pittman

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

190 178 days ago
View WorksInTheory's profile

Router in Table Saw - how do you install the switch

183 days ago by WorksInTheory

I will eventually put a router in a router table saw extension. I have a Trit...

17 181 days ago
View RichardDePetris's profile

Be careful when sanding metal with belt sander

183 days ago by RichardDePetris

Just experienced a terrifying moment yesterday that I wanted to share with yo...

8 183 days ago
View ChipByrd's profile

Riving Knife or MJ Splitter

185 days ago by ChipByrd

I have a Ridgid R4511 table saw that I really like, but removing the riving ...

2 184 days ago

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