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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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Dust Collection: Rework of a 'minimum' single stage

01-24-2015 01:48 PM by Dave_London

Starting with a ‘minimum’ unit that used a plastic garbage ca...

2 01-24-2015 04:57 PM
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Smoking GFI outlet in shop

01-14-2015 04:23 PM by bondogaposis

I was happily working away yesterday when I turned on the planer. Suddenly t...

27 01-16-2015 03:43 AM
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Blue tooth safety ear muffs

12-22-2014 02:58 AM by yellowtruck75

I am looking for blue tooth safety ear muffs so that I can listen to music on...

12 01-14-2015 02:14 PM
View Holbs's profile

'Tis time: Dust Collector bag to canister. Wynn or Donaldson?

01-06-2015 01:57 AM by Holbs

It is now time for me to upgrade the air quality of my dust collector. My st...

14 01-10-2015 10:52 PM
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Table Saw Safety Questions AKA I love my fingers

01-07-2015 09:00 PM by jopo

I’ve been using my table saw for years now with a decent amount of fear...

15 01-08-2015 01:54 PM
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DIY Gripper

01-05-2015 05:26 PM by Hmerkle

I saw the following post here and have a question… http://lumberjock...

5 01-08-2015 02:30 AM
View JasonZahn's profile

Dust collection help for the beginner...Please

12-17-2014 04:06 PM by JasonZahn

Greetings All! I’m glad to finally be an official member after many ...

19 01-07-2015 10:36 PM
View Nindwood's profile

Yoga in the woodshop

01-05-2015 05:36 AM by Nindwood

Yoga and woodworkingHello fellow woodworkers, I have been practicing yoga for...

0 01-05-2015 05:36 AM
View TopamaxSurvivor's profile

Good sleep promotes safety in the shop, especially using power tools

12-24-2014 04:38 AM by TopamaxSurvivor

Since a good night’s sleep promotes safety in the shop, especially usin...

12 01-05-2015 02:55 AM
View timthetoolman's profile

Tell us about your woodworking accidents

12-21-2009 02:40 AM by timthetoolman

Hello, just wanted to start a subject about woodworking safety dealing with o...

58 01-01-2015 12:09 AM
View BerBer5985's profile

Storing objects above your beuno!

09-26-2014 04:06 AM by BerBer5985

So tonight I’m milling some wood down on my dj 20 jointer and the guard...

12 12-31-2014 11:34 PM
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Blind Woodworker Has Tools stolen

12-24-2014 04:30 PM by Chris208

This is the second story about a blind woodworker I have seen in the last yea...

2 12-26-2014 09:45 PM
View mbs's profile

Clearview Dust Collector noise

11-28-2014 03:58 AM by mbs

I’m installing a CV in the corner of a 20’ x ‘30’ sho...

6 12-24-2014 02:32 AM
View Sawdust2012's profile

Sometimes thinking just gets me into trouble

12-21-2014 12:56 PM by Sawdust2012

And this may be another case of that, but…I see 1 micron filters advert...

16 12-23-2014 07:34 PM
View Sarit's profile

Is this ridiculously dangerous or am I overly cautious?

09-18-2014 08:21 PM by Sarit

I saw this on youtube and was like “WTF!!!” Cutting without a ...

61 12-21-2014 10:30 PM
View Planeman40's profile

How NOT to use a pallet jack!!!

12-11-2014 05:29 PM by Planeman40

13 12-21-2014 10:12 PM
View AndyMc's profile

How do you heat your Garage shop?

12-18-2014 01:13 AM by AndyMc

I realize this question has been asked many, many times, but I live in a some...

21 12-20-2014 02:48 AM
View rg33's profile

DIY Air Filtration

12-17-2014 05:17 AM by rg33

Some time ago I updated my dust collector for a larger one and was left with ...

6 12-19-2014 04:12 PM
View PhillipRCW's profile

Tablesaw comparison help

12-11-2014 04:26 PM by PhillipRCW

First off, holy hell are these cabinet/contractor saws expensive. I still hav...

48 12-18-2014 03:36 PM
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12-15-2014 06:53 PM by George_SA

Do you also sometimes do something in the shop that scares the heck out of yo...

5 12-16-2014 05:40 AM

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