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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Spontaneous combustion is real!

08-20-2016 07:00 PM by clin

Yep, spontaneous combustion is real. Fortunately this was a controlled exp...

18 08-23-2016 04:29 AM
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Modifying HF Dust Collector without going nuts?

08-11-2016 12:26 PM by HickWillis

I just picked up a HF dust collector and have read a few threads here and els...

21 08-11-2016 06:54 PM
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Dust Collection separation drum question

08-07-2016 05:50 PM by Eugd

My previous post was difficultly with the upper bag not inflating properly si...

3 08-09-2016 06:11 PM
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New tool "Deulen Safety Fence"

07-28-2014 04:36 PM by Deulen

I’ve got a new safety device for the table saw hitting the market. V...

63 08-09-2016 04:27 PM
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Dust Extraction Jig For Lathe

08-06-2016 06:20 AM by Grumpy

I just bought a 2hp dust extraction unit after the old one carked it.I now ha...

7 08-07-2016 09:33 PM
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Formula for preventing accidents

07-30-2016 09:43 PM by MrRon

After working in one shop after another over a 70 year span, I have developed...

17 08-02-2016 01:01 PM
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Anyone using the BORK Riving knife?

07-22-2016 04:04 PM by Joon1911

Hello all, I did a search of the past posts and haven’t seen any new...

10 08-01-2016 05:35 PM
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Air Compressor Upgrade

07-11-2016 04:04 AM by jgt1942

As we all know an Air Compressor can make a lot of noise. Originally mine was...

9 07-17-2016 07:43 AM
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Dust control duct question

05-04-2016 12:35 AM by jesinfla

I have the HF 70 gal. 2 HP Industrial Dust Collector If you look at the i...

6 07-11-2016 03:40 AM
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Dust collection advice?

05-18-2016 03:59 AM by Zac80

I have a small 1 car garage shop. Using mostly power hand tools and radial ar...

26 07-11-2016 03:29 AM
View Walt's profile

want to improve suction on my shop vac

05-28-2016 06:43 PM by Walt

I would like to make an improvement to my shop vac. by making an additional v...

11 07-11-2016 03:25 AM
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Another dust collection topic/post

05-10-2016 04:23 AM by LyricKayden

Hi everyone, first I wanna say sorry for this post as I have seen, read and l...

9 07-11-2016 03:23 AM
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Makita Dust Extractor / Shop Vac

06-17-2016 05:27 PM by hackery

Hi All I recently upgraded my really cheap and nasty small (5L capacity) e...

4 07-11-2016 03:12 AM
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To Vent or Not To Vent

07-07-2016 08:43 PM by Redoak49

For the most part, I have an indoor air conditioned shop. However, I just ha...

7 07-11-2016 03:06 AM
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Air Cleaner Questions

05-22-2016 09:03 AM by jgt1942

Lately I’ve been turning very dry Mesquite and it has generated a LOT o...

36 07-06-2016 06:06 PM
View scottfl's profile

penn state is discontinuing their cyclone dust collectors

07-02-2016 02:35 AM by scottfl

Hi all, like many of you, I have spent countless hours researching before dec...

14 07-04-2016 06:45 PM
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Multiple Blades on Table Saw

04-29-2016 03:51 PM by Deela40

Has anyone ever done multiple blades on a table saw with spacres between the ...

21 06-30-2016 09:07 PM
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06-26-2016 10:46 PM by Cliff

As a Novice Wood Worker I am always aware of the need to tread warily when at...

22 06-29-2016 02:14 AM
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Bandsaw Faux Kickback

06-15-2016 02:04 AM by hackery

Hi All I am new so first of all hello. Not sure if this belongs in this ca...

7 06-19-2016 05:48 AM
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anti dust cleaning compound for glasses?

06-15-2016 07:12 PM by treesner

not sure that this exists just putting it out there.. is there some kind o...

7 06-17-2016 01:08 AM

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