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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7 inch dust collection ducting?

218 days ago by Jesse

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

8 140 days ago
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sad end to my shop

183 days ago by Monte Pittman

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

190 142 days ago
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Router in Table Saw - how do you install the switch

147 days ago by WorksInTheory

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

17 145 days ago
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Be careful when sanding metal with belt sander

147 days ago by RichardDePetris

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

8 147 days ago
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Riving Knife or MJ Splitter

148 days ago by ChipByrd

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

2 148 days ago
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Lathe safety

149 days ago by LSJ

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

3 149 days ago
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Short Rip Fence is safer. Do you agree with this guy ?

759 days ago by MonteCristo

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

26 150 days ago
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Table saw safety warning for grizzly G0715p 10" hybrid saw

153 days ago by Kurtflys1274

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

28 152 days ago
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Smokin' Hot CA Glue

155 days ago by Tomoose

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

4 154 days ago
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BandSaw Blade snapped...

1712 days ago by WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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

37 155 days ago
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Glasses that don't attract dust

162 days ago by mrjinx007

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

16 161 days ago
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Riving knife

161 days ago by OldWrangler

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

4 161 days ago
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Unisaw kickback prevention

209 days ago by Hotpuppy

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

7 162 days ago
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this seems like a safety question to me

164 days ago by Betsy

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

7 163 days ago
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169 days ago by amagineer

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

11 164 days ago
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Another member of the Order of The Crimson Blade

172 days ago by gamygeezer

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

21 165 days ago
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Half inch brad point drill bit to the hand..... (graphic image)

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

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

23 165 days ago
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Side sanding on bench grinder

165 days ago by RippKutt

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

4 165 days ago
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Knucklehead Club

170 days ago by DKV

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

59 166 days ago
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Any idea how to get rid of wasps???

465 days ago by shelly_b

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

52 166 days ago

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