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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 lay out

02-18-2016 07:21 PM by Reaperwoodworks

Hey everybody, I think I’m up in my own head about this problem. So, I&...

24 02-22-2016 05:42 AM
View 716's profile

Cutting splines on a table saw

02-19-2016 06:24 PM by 716

I want to edge glue up 7” long hard maple boards. For that I plan to cu...

30 02-21-2016 02:06 AM
View JeffP's profile

Half-baked tablesaw dust collection idea

02-19-2016 12:33 PM by JeffP

Like many of you, I’m disappointed with the performance of my “un...

4 02-19-2016 06:14 PM
View Rohiem's profile

Need a help

02-19-2016 01:58 PM by Rohiem

Hello everybody . I’m an maintenance engineer in a wood workshop . A lo...

4 02-19-2016 02:51 PM
View becikeja's profile

Need to use a respirator but don't- options?

01-25-2016 12:19 PM by becikeja

Every machine I use has the proper DC connections to eliminate dust, but I co...

23 02-19-2016 01:18 PM
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Dust mask by Vinces Wood n Wonders

02-13-2016 06:35 PM by woodman44

Has anyone used Vinces new dust mask? Recently received an email offering 2 ...

1 02-17-2016 12:43 AM
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
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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

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