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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 control

12-08-2014 03:15 AM by Ed

Has anyone used filters, on a overhead forced air heater in a garage/shop to ...

3 02-17-2015 09:57 PM
View Tooch's profile

Sawstop saves a special thumb

02-14-2015 02:12 AM by Tooch

yesterday during my 6th period Intro to Woodworking class, my Sawstop made a ...

18 02-17-2015 10:32 AM
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router kick back

02-16-2015 01:35 PM by Tom Regnier

I’ve been fortunate as a woodworker to not have had any safety accident...

12 02-17-2015 12:16 AM
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random thought

02-08-2015 01:20 AM by woodworkingdrew

I was sitting around this Saturday afternoon and watched various home improve...

19 02-11-2015 01:11 PM
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FREEBIE 11th finger advertisement

01-22-2015 10:26 PM by tom in indy

First of all I just want to say I am not sure if this is the proper place for...

26 02-09-2015 04:35 PM
View Rayne's profile

DC & Super Dust Deputy: Beaten to death, but still need help

02-08-2015 02:15 AM by Rayne

My head is just a jumbled mess with all the topics on Dust Collecting and it&...

4 02-09-2015 03:54 PM
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Hooray, another dust collection thread

02-03-2015 08:13 PM by BTimmons

I’m needing to upgrade my dust collection in a serious way. I’ll...

14 02-05-2015 01:38 AM
View REO's profile

Table saw material control

01-29-2015 11:11 PM by REO

My special activity for my 10th birthday was getting to operate the table saw...

4 02-01-2015 05:06 AM
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I may be done

01-30-2015 12:50 AM by richgreer

If you have not heard, I suffered a serious stroke in April. For all intent...

38 02-01-2015 04:46 AM
View Dee1's profile

Riving knife for older Delta 10" Contractors saw

01-30-2015 04:12 PM by Dee1

I have a Delta contractors saw have used it for years bought it new in 1987I...

3 01-30-2015 05:14 PM
View JerseyTiger's profile

What Kind of Dust Collector to Buy

01-24-2015 01:48 PM by JerseyTiger

I’m looking for advice regarding which kind of dust collector I should ...

21 01-30-2015 12:32 AM
View daviddoria's profile

"Blowing out" a basement shop

01-27-2015 06:41 PM by daviddoria

I occasionally read that it is a good idea to (perhaps annually) give your sh...

6 01-28-2015 09:18 PM
View Brian's profile

Newbie table saw safety question

01-24-2015 11:26 PM by Brian

I’ve watched probably hundreds of videos and read hundreds of web pages...

36 01-28-2015 04:48 AM
View agallant's profile

Moving Unisaw

01-26-2015 03:25 PM by agallant

Any tips on moving a 48” Unisaw? The thing is heavy. My shop has steps ...

10 01-27-2015 03:42 PM
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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

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