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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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DIY Dust Collector Question -- Filter Placement

12-15-2016 01:28 AM by isuzufan

I live in Argentina. Affordable dust collection systems are not available com...

10 12-20-2016 02:05 PM
View Pitt30's profile

Table saw safety

11-06-2016 10:42 PM by Pitt30

Hello everyone I’m sorry for this to be my first post but I’m loo...

26 12-16-2016 02:51 AM
View EBreindel's profile

Dust Respirator suggestions

12-07-2016 07:20 PM by EBreindel

Hello,Over the last year I have been spending more and more time in my modest...

11 12-08-2016 01:12 AM
View Holbs's profile

need advice to build and fill a "woodshop" first aid kit

11-29-2016 01:07 AM by Holbs

I just finished cutting some more 6” HVAC metal ducting for a redesign ...

53 12-07-2016 02:49 AM
View rmeir's profile

dust collector fix

11-25-2016 02:16 AM by rmeir

I cant find the old threadso i figured I would just start a new one, pardon m...

1 12-04-2016 11:51 PM
View ed13's profile

Dust production at the lathe

11-29-2016 03:18 PM by ed13

Does anyone know how much dust production is associated with using gouges, ch...

5 12-04-2016 02:07 PM
View DW833's profile

Dust collector choices narrowed to two options

11-14-2016 01:48 AM by DW833

I currently have the HF 2 hp dust collector and looking to upgrade. I’...

6 11-27-2016 06:01 PM
View rmeir's profile

dust collector bag leaks

11-15-2016 03:13 PM by rmeir

I got the HF dust collector and it runs well, but it does leak around the bag...

1 11-15-2016 06:16 PM
View JCantin's profile

Dehumidifer recalls - fire hazard

11-10-2016 12:12 AM by JCantin

I know many Jocks run dehumidifiers in their shops. This recall covers man...

0 11-10-2016 12:12 AM
View mcg1990's profile

Venting DC outside - Thien separator or cyclone?

10-18-2016 03:02 PM by mcg1990

I’m planning to upgrade my DC, like everyone else in this forum! My ...

53 11-09-2016 09:33 PM
View Marn64's profile

Protecting long pieces of exotics?

11-03-2016 02:21 PM by Marn64

Hey everybody,So I have some Bois de Rose and old growth Madagascar Ebony fin...

3 11-03-2016 10:03 PM
View shortyski13's profile

Modifying air filtration unit...?

11-02-2016 06:56 PM by shortyski13

Maybe this is a crazy idea, but maybe not. I’m looking for your guys&#...

6 11-02-2016 10:17 PM
View BigAxe's profile

Bench Plane

10-28-2016 09:50 PM by BigAxe

I have a 13” Ridgid planer.I want to plane some 2” x 2 1/2”...

4 10-29-2016 07:05 PM
View Dustin's profile

Scary Time Ripping Maple

10-25-2016 01:21 PM by Dustin

So, I thought I would post this as an anecdote/question: After reading som...

19 10-25-2016 07:49 PM
View reggiek's profile

Cocobolo Blues (allergy)

09-14-2011 06:58 PM by reggiek

After all these years of woodworking, I have never reacted to a wood in this ...

20 10-23-2016 03:58 PM
View oldoakwooddesign's profile

3HP Dust Collector to a Cyclone... Oneida XL? Also filter options?

09-26-2016 01:36 PM by oldoakwooddesign

Hey Guys, I’m new to the forum but have been trying to find someone who...

16 10-18-2016 07:42 PM
View Dave_London's profile

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...

3 10-12-2016 07:09 PM
View stoutrugby's profile

How to keep Formica air table top smooth and slippery

10-04-2016 05:22 PM by stoutrugby

I am sliding vinyl sash windows across my air table top which is made of Form...

3 10-05-2016 06:10 PM
View Evangogh's profile

Recommended work table hight

09-30-2016 04:02 PM by Evangogh

It’s about time to get rid of my old POS work table and I was consideri...

4 09-30-2016 05:36 PM
View fivecodys's profile

OK Dust Collection Guru's...Need some advice

09-29-2016 03:55 PM by fivecodys

Good morning Fellas.I am in the process of designing and modifying my DC syst...

11 09-30-2016 04:13 PM

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