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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Bathroom Fan Air Filter (Small Shop Edition)

146 days ago by anigan

Can I use a bathroom fan for air filtration…. It’s an age old ...

1 146 days ago
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It was only a matter of time

149 days ago by tinnman65

I believe we all have heard of the term ambulance chaser, well I guess we now...

16 149 days ago
View Jesse's profile

7 inch dust collection ducting?

227 days ago by Jesse

I recently bought a Grizzly 3HP double canister dust collector for my new woo...

8 149 days ago
View Monte Pittman's profile

sad end to my shop

191 days ago by Monte Pittman

This is what my shop looked like last night And this i...

190 150 days ago
View WorksInTheory's profile

Router in Table Saw - how do you install the switch

156 days ago by WorksInTheory

I will eventually put a router in a router table saw extension. I have a Trit...

17 153 days ago
View RichardDePetris's profile

Be careful when sanding metal with belt sander

155 days ago by RichardDePetris

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

8 155 days ago
View ChipByrd's profile

Riving Knife or MJ Splitter

157 days ago by ChipByrd

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

2 157 days ago
View LSJ's profile

Lathe safety

158 days ago by LSJ

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

3 158 days ago
View MonteCristo's profile

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

768 days ago by MonteCristo

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

26 159 days ago
View Kurtflys1274's profile

Table saw safety warning for grizzly G0715p 10" hybrid saw

162 days ago by Kurtflys1274

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

28 161 days ago
View Tomoose's profile

Smokin' Hot CA Glue

163 days ago by Tomoose

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

4 163 days ago
View WistysWoodWorkingWonders's profile

BandSaw Blade snapped...

1720 days ago by WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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

37 164 days ago
View mrjinx007's profile

Glasses that don't attract dust

170 days ago by mrjinx007

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

16 170 days ago
View OldWrangler's profile

Riving knife

170 days ago by OldWrangler

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

4 170 days ago
View Hotpuppy's profile

Unisaw kickback prevention

217 days ago by Hotpuppy

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

7 171 days ago
View Betsy's profile

this seems like a safety question to me

172 days ago by Betsy

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

7 172 days ago
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178 days ago by amagineer

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

11 173 days ago
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Another member of the Order of The Crimson Blade

180 days ago by gamygeezer

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

21 173 days ago
View KTMM (Krunkthemadman) aka.  Lucas Crenshaw's profile

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

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

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

23 174 days ago
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Side sanding on bench grinder

174 days ago by RippKutt

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

4 174 days ago

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