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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Do we have a name for this?

05-17-2016 11:35 PM by JeffP

I admit it, I’m addicted to watching woodworking/making youtube. As ad...

3 05-18-2016 01:20 AM
View Lenny's profile

Turning a Humongous Log

05-13-2016 11:38 PM by Lenny

I stumbled onto this today on YouTube and, for me, it is an eye opener so I t...

2 05-14-2016 01:38 AM
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Cabinet Dust Collection Question

04-29-2016 01:45 AM by Wondermutt

Guys- I have a question about dust collection in cabinets. When you hook up ...

7 04-29-2016 01:14 PM
View johnhutchinson's profile

Shop Safety Video

04-27-2016 02:17 AM by johnhutchinson

Made me think about switching to crocheting … http://www.atlasobscur...

12 04-29-2016 10:44 AM
View JeffP's profile

silly little "invention"

04-26-2016 07:28 PM by JeffP

The other day I realized that there were lots of times when I probably should...

7 04-27-2016 01:03 PM
View loupitou06's profile

Dust collection in new shop - a blend of above and below ?

04-18-2016 03:01 AM by loupitou06

Hi all, First of all I know this topic has been discussed many times and I...

5 04-19-2016 01:27 AM
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Help With Tree Cutting Strategy

01-21-2016 01:25 PM by knotscott

A large ash tree fell in our back yard about 10 days ago. I plan to cut it i...

44 04-18-2016 05:07 AM
View CookCrafted's profile

Need to update my electric.

04-15-2016 10:28 PM by CookCrafted

The short of it. I have a 20 am fuse from the basement going 50 foot outsi...

4 04-16-2016 02:58 AM
View Roger's profile

Hanging Air Filter on Sale

04-11-2016 01:28 PM by Roger

Passing this gr8 deal along. I got it in an email this morning.

19 04-15-2016 11:29 PM
View ctjim's profile

Dust collection advice for basement workshop

04-05-2016 12:11 PM by ctjim

Hi everybody – brand new member here and I’m hoping you can help ...

9 04-09-2016 11:16 PM
View RossCapolupo's profile

Using Miter Gauge & Fence on Router Table

03-29-2016 12:13 PM by RossCapolupo

I have done a fair amount of reading, and cannot seem to get a straight answe...

4 03-29-2016 06:39 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 ...

35 03-27-2016 08:03 PM
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03-20-2016 08:51 PM by BigBrownLog

Hey guys I’m pretty sure this has been discussed quite a bit but I can&...

14 03-21-2016 09:53 PM
View JeffP's profile

Another power tool with blood on it...

03-19-2016 12:06 PM by JeffP

Yep, hurt myself again. Is it just me, or are power tools just as dangerou...

18 03-21-2016 12:21 AM
View BigMig's profile

Which Dustmask do you use?

05-24-2013 07:30 PM by BigMig

I’m sanding end grain cutting boards, and even with a dust collector ro...

14 03-15-2016 08:31 PM
View JAAune's profile

Oily Rags = Very Dangerous

10-09-2015 05:23 AM by JAAune

Spontaneous combustion is a hazard known to most of us but for those new to t...

62 03-14-2016 07:00 AM
View Will Merrit's profile

Dust Collector Builds

03-09-2016 10:42 PM by Will Merrit

I have a need for a dust collection system in my shop, the dust in my lungs h...

16 03-10-2016 04:01 PM
View GersCustomWoodworks's profile

Gripper Micro Jig

03-07-2016 05:41 PM by GersCustomWoodworks

I just ordered this. Wanted to share the good deal with those that may have b...

2 03-09-2016 01:53 PM
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Treatment for inhaling black walnut sawdust

02-15-2016 06:34 PM by CueballRosendaul

So apparently I wasn’t careful enough with my dust collection and dust ...

32 03-04-2016 09:23 PM
View vonfalken's profile

mistake #17

03-03-2016 04:11 PM by vonfalken

it m it might have been a good idea to drill the drawer pull holes before ...

10 03-04-2016 02:48 PM

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