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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 CTW's profile

I need help on safe table saw ripping

02-27-2015 05:28 AM by CTW

I am using a cabinet SawStop and yesterday I tried ripping a longer board for...

41 03-10-2015 01:04 AM
View utwoodhacker's profile

Are there times when it is appropriate to wear gloves?

03-03-2015 06:43 PM by utwoodhacker

I’ve always removed my wedding ring and never worn gloves when working ...

24 03-09-2015 08:27 PM
View albachippie's profile

Calling all woodwork physisists!

02-10-2015 03:51 PM by albachippie

I have recently started a new job in a machine shop in a local college. I am ...

37 03-04-2015 12:46 PM
View Planeman40's profile

Woodworking as a hobby keeps us out of the bars and trouble . . .

03-01-2015 04:45 AM by Planeman40

Years ago when I was married and my wife complained that I was spending too m...

2 03-01-2015 05:20 AM
View RichardDePetris's profile

Why is my miter saw arcing at the dust port

02-28-2015 06:37 PM by RichardDePetris

Yesterday, I was cutting some compound miter joints on some MDF . I noticed t...

3 02-28-2015 07:43 PM
View CB_Cohick's profile

Is there a minimum volume for the collection bin on a dust collector?

02-27-2015 06:01 PM by CB_Cohick

I am a noob. My current dust collection system consists of a broom and a dus...

6 02-28-2015 03:20 PM
View Joel Shappell's profile

Sawstop Fence warp/issue

02-26-2015 03:31 AM by Joel Shappell

For the past few times I’ve used my Sawstop, I wasn’t getting goo...

11 02-27-2015 02:13 AM
View Sanderguy777's profile

I need a shopvac/dust collection system.

02-25-2015 10:03 AM by Sanderguy777

I have a nice 20×40 shop in our basement. We moved and the people had th...

15 02-25-2015 11:05 PM
View ,'s profile

close call, no injury happened though, but shook me up.

02-20-2015 03:35 AM by ,

I have installed maxline airlines. So far I think I like it. It is flexible...

11 02-23-2015 03:15 PM
View HarvMade2's profile

Squaring the blade on an 8" Craftsman Table Saw Model #113.24280

02-21-2015 06:40 PM by HarvMade2

I have a “new-to-me” 1965 Craftsman 8” table saw model# 113...

1 02-22-2015 04:19 AM
View GFactor's profile

Shop Safety in this Extreme Weather

02-18-2015 07:25 PM by GFactor

It goes without saying, that Safety in the Shop is critical at all times. Ho...

3 02-20-2015 09:18 PM
View Ynot's profile

How Can I Safely Cut Butterfly Patches on a Right-Tilt TS?

02-16-2015 07:11 PM by Ynot

I have a right tilt TS (Uni). I need to [safely] cut what would end up being ...

11 02-18-2015 12:40 AM
View SCOTSMAN's profile

Smokers pipe making video see how this guy uses a circular saw?

02-10-2015 12:25 PM by SCOTSMAN

Dangerous or what? I simply could not believe my eyes .Watch and please tell ...

22 02-18-2015 12:08 AM
View Ed's profile

Dust control

12-08-2014 03:15 AM by Ed

Has anyone used filters, on a overhead forced air heater in a garage/shop to ...

3 02-17-2015 09:57 PM
View Tooch's profile

Sawstop saves a special thumb

02-14-2015 02:12 AM by Tooch

yesterday during my 6th period Intro to Woodworking class, my Sawstop made a ...

18 02-17-2015 10:32 AM
View Tom Regnier's profile

router kick back

02-16-2015 01:35 PM by Tom Regnier

I’ve been fortunate as a woodworker to not have had any safety accident...

12 02-17-2015 12:16 AM
View woodworkingdrew's profile

random thought

02-08-2015 01:20 AM by woodworkingdrew

I was sitting around this Saturday afternoon and watched various home improve...

19 02-11-2015 01:11 PM
View tom in indy's profile

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01-22-2015 10:26 PM by tom in indy

First of all I just want to say I am not sure if this is the proper place for...

26 02-09-2015 04:35 PM
View Rayne's profile

DC & Super Dust Deputy: Beaten to death, but still need help

02-08-2015 02:15 AM by Rayne

My head is just a jumbled mess with all the topics on Dust Collecting and it&...

4 02-09-2015 03:54 PM
View BTimmons's profile

Hooray, another dust collection thread

02-03-2015 08:13 PM by BTimmons

I’m needing to upgrade my dust collection in a serious way. I’ll...

14 02-05-2015 01:38 AM

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