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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 RichardDePetris's profile

Is Bill Pentz dust collector safety exaggerated?

06-10-2015 06:06 AM by RichardDePetris

I’m considering building my own dust collector. I found several parts t...

41 02-13-2016 03:13 AM
View JeffP's profile

Took a break from woodworking - hurt myself on the toilet

02-10-2016 12:27 PM by JeffP

Somebody put together an interesting and remarkable interactive graph of thin...

3 02-10-2016 07:54 PM
View Deejerm's profile

Jet Riving knife

02-06-2016 01:24 PM by Deejerm

Hello all. Long time reader first time poster. I currently own a Jet JPS-10TS...

10 02-07-2016 02:39 AM
View willie's profile

Rockler's new catalog

02-03-2016 03:31 PM by willie

Got the new Rockler’s catalog yesterday. After looking through it, I re...

6 02-03-2016 07:11 PM
View AdamScudder's profile

Woodwork classes in Long Island ? ? ?

05-19-2012 11:57 AM by AdamScudder

Hey guys this post goes out in particular to anybody living in Long Island, b...

22 02-01-2016 03:41 AM
View BertFlores58's profile

Returning to Work after a Stroke

01-25-2016 12:50 AM by BertFlores58

It has been 2 years that I didn’t post any in LJ. For some reason, I f...

16 01-26-2016 11:57 AM
View TZH's profile

Woodstoves and Flash Explosions

01-21-2016 10:08 PM by TZH

In doing a bit of research on this, I was able to verify what I already knew ...

31 01-25-2016 10:21 PM
View stoutrugby's profile

Need best long term idea for having Planer table smooth and glide nice

01-21-2016 04:45 PM by stoutrugby

I have a 20” Powermatic Planer and I wanted to know what everyone’...

17 01-23-2016 07:48 PM
View 716's profile

Ultimate kickbak protection

01-23-2016 02:53 PM by 716

I think this guy should be very very well protected at the table saw at least...

4 01-23-2016 04:36 PM
View athomas5009's profile

Dust collection (advise/thoughts)

01-20-2016 03:30 AM by athomas5009

As soon as the weather breaks dust collection upgrades are going to be a top ...

2 01-20-2016 05:02 PM
View agfrag's profile

Advice needed for small shop dust collection... what is best choice under $1000?

10-29-2015 03:33 AM by agfrag

Ok, I have been agonizing over what dust collection equipment to buy for too ...

35 01-20-2016 06:02 AM
View ste6168's profile

Whole Shop Kill Switch

01-19-2016 08:07 PM by ste6168

Like the kind you would find in a woodshop classroom, specifically in the hig...

8 01-19-2016 11:39 PM
View huyz's profile

Trying to set up a dust collection system

01-18-2016 07:00 PM by huyz

Hey all, I’m trying to set up some kind of dust collection. I currently...

11 01-19-2016 09:23 PM
View dbw's profile

voc pre/post filter for Jet AFS-1000B

01-16-2016 11:05 PM by dbw

Does anyone know of a source for a Jet AFS-1000B pre or post filter which wil...

0 01-16-2016 11:05 PM
View Rob's profile

Homeowners Insurance Issues

10-01-2015 11:27 PM by Rob

I received a notice of non-renewal from my homeowners insurance company with ...

35 01-14-2016 12:09 PM
View MrAtlantis's profile

Circuits and Wire Gauge...

11-07-2015 05:43 AM by MrAtlantis

Preparing to install lighting and several outlets in my basement/shop. Wha...

46 01-13-2016 02:26 AM
View DKV's profile

What are the odds?

08-21-2015 10:20 PM by DKV

Over the years there have been a few posts on here reminding us all to unplug...

111 01-13-2016 01:54 AM
View JeffP's profile

Am I missing an eyebrow? (propane shop heater)

01-12-2016 03:50 PM by JeffP

That title, for the unfamiliar among you, is a famous quote from the Mythbust...

7 01-13-2016 12:54 AM
View clin's profile

How to safely rip long, plywood strips with a beveled edge.

01-10-2016 04:05 AM by clin

I’ve been ripping pre-finished plywood to make french cleats. But IR...

32 01-11-2016 08:22 PM
View Sanderguy777's profile

Sprained thumb.... how to hold small pieces in a mitersaw?

01-08-2016 11:22 PM by Sanderguy777

I sprained my thumb cutting a small piece of wood the other day. I think it i...

15 01-10-2016 04:36 AM

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