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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View RichardDePetris's profile

Be careful when sanding metal with belt sander

137 days ago by RichardDePetris

Just experienced a terrifying moment yesterday that I wanted to share with yo...

8 136 days ago
View ChipByrd's profile

Riving Knife or MJ Splitter

138 days ago by ChipByrd

I have a Ridgid R4511 table saw that I really like, but removing the riving ...

2 138 days ago
View LSJ's profile

Lathe safety

139 days ago by LSJ

I had a great time at an art show yesterday. As usual when I talk to a fell...

3 139 days ago
View MonteCristo's profile

Short Rip Fence is safer. Do you agree with this guy ?

749 days ago by MonteCristo

In post, Bevel Ripping on a Table Saw With...

26 140 days ago
View Kurtflys1274's profile

Table saw safety warning for grizzly G0715p 10" hybrid saw

143 days ago by Kurtflys1274

Guys , last weekend when I was using my table saw I had a...

28 142 days ago
View Tomoose's profile

Smokin' Hot CA Glue

144 days ago by Tomoose

BURN WARNING I burned the heck out of my fingertip with CA glue this weeke...

4 144 days ago
View WistysWoodWorkingWonders's profile

BandSaw Blade snapped...

1701 days ago by WistysWoodWorkingWonders

Just wanted to pass along a quick note that we should all remember to loosen ...

37 145 days ago
View mrjinx007's profile

Glasses that don't attract dust

151 days ago by mrjinx007

I have to wear glasses in the shop to see what I am doing. The problem is, I...

16 151 days ago
View OldWrangler's profile

Riving knife

151 days ago by OldWrangler

Back again to pick your collective brains. I have an older model Rockwell Con...

4 151 days ago
View Hotpuppy's profile

Unisaw kickback prevention

198 days ago by Hotpuppy

Hey gang, I need some help sorting out the various safety devices. I have ...

7 152 days ago
View Betsy's profile

this seems like a safety question to me

153 days ago by Betsy

How does a person who purports to be a fellow LJ get my personal email when m...

7 153 days ago
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159 days ago by amagineer

I just got back from the hospital where my 80 y.o father cut off this ring an...

11 154 days ago
View gamygeezer's profile

Another member of the Order of The Crimson Blade

161 days ago by gamygeezer

I was ripping some 3/4 stock for plywood edging, so I had the blade guard off...

21 154 days ago
View KTMM (Krunkthemadman) aka.  Lucas Crenshaw's profile

Half inch brad point drill bit to the hand..... (graphic image)

157 days ago by KTMM (Krunkthemadman) aka. Lucas Crenshaw

I was working on my grandfather’s deck. We were missing some fasteners...

23 155 days ago
View RippKutt's profile

Side sanding on bench grinder

155 days ago by RippKutt

Hello Jocks. Here is my deal. I bought this General Tool Grinding Attachmen...

4 155 days ago
View DKV's profile

Knucklehead Club

159 days ago by DKV

I think it is safe to say that the intelligence level of most LJer’s on...

59 156 days ago
View shelly_b's profile

Any idea how to get rid of wasps???

454 days ago by shelly_b

We have a horrible wasp problem. As soon as it started getting warm these suc...

52 156 days ago
View Holbs's profile

HVAC spiral pipe question

157 days ago by Holbs

I am still running my 3HP dual-bag Grizzly dust collection system without any...

6 157 days ago
View TZH's profile

No Sympathy for Stupidity

162 days ago by TZH

I wasn’t going to share this on LJ’s because I was so ashamed of ...

48 160 days ago
View Goatlocker's profile

How many safety violations can you find

169 days ago by Goatlocker

Just saw this on the internet, all I can say is I am glad I am safer in t...

14 161 days ago

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