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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tablesaw safety

1763 days ago by Jeff Schnell

Boy I glad I listen to a lot of people and stay away from behind the table sa...

7 1761 days ago
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1789 days ago by Moron

I thought I would share this so that no one might have it happen to them. ...

23 1761 days ago
View danielmatt's profile

RAS kickback on crosscut?

1762 days ago by danielmatt

Hey all, was hoping someone might be able to help me with my RAS. It is an o...

4 1762 days ago
View Northerner's profile

Remote Switches Recalled by Woodstock International Due to Fire Hazard

1784 days ago by Northerner

check out full story here FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 18, 2009Release # 09...

1 1762 days ago
View Billp's profile

Just bought a hvlp spray system have some questions

1765 days ago by Billp

Can anyone give me some advice how to best setup a spray booth in the basemen...

4 1764 days ago
View dbhost's profile

What do you do with your collected dust?

1807 days ago by dbhost

Now I know this might sound like a pretty silly question, but what do you do ...

24 1770 days ago
View NY_Rocking_Chairs's profile

Wireless noise cancelling headphones?

1774 days ago by NY_Rocking_Chairs

I like listening to music in the shop, the stereo cannot overcome the power e...

3 1773 days ago
View Lloyd Davies's profile

Kickback problem - table saw technique help

1784 days ago by Lloyd Davies

Hello,I am making an end grain cutting board and would like some advice on th...

15 1776 days ago
View dalec's profile

Fire Extinguisher - Smoke Detector Questions

1777 days ago by dalec

I have just checked my kitchen and garage/shop extinguishers (not rechargeabl...

8 1777 days ago
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Ultra-fine Particles, Particularly Harmful To Health, Can Now Be Traced

1787 days ago by Bob #2

I have often wondered if just getting the visual dust out of my shop was suff...

15 1786 days ago
View sikrap's profile

Lighting Ideas

1803 days ago by sikrap

Well, the new garage (shop) is just about finished (finally!!). I’m hav...

12 1786 days ago
View JimmyC's profile

Be careful of recharging your batteries

2013 days ago by JimmyC

Hey All, I went out in my shop today and went to take my 14.4V DeWalt batt...

23 1788 days ago
View kidi's profile

What age 2 begin working with powertools?

1790 days ago by kidi

I am starting a project with a student of mine and we are building a drum. H...

9 1789 days ago
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Table Saw recall RS4511 10" table saw

1796 days ago by woodsmithshop

I just found an article in Woodshop news a recall on the Ridgid model R4511 1...

1 1792 days ago
View JPKnapp's profile

First Kick Back Experience

1860 days ago by JPKnapp

I am a true novice in the shop, and it almost hurt me and my wife. I want to ...

16 1797 days ago
View cbMerlin's profile

Question of Safe storage in the ceiling

1801 days ago by cbMerlin

I’m preparing to install a ceiling in my garage (shop) and have a numbe...

13 1799 days ago
View okwoodshop's profile

safety glasses fog up

1805 days ago by okwoodshop

my safety glasses always fog up when i am wearing a dust mask, this is really...

15 1804 days ago
View 45acpbuilder's profile

An eye-opener.........

1813 days ago by 45acpbuilder

I was trimming some 1/4 thick hard maple, taking 1 1/2 inches off a 2-inch wi...

23 1806 days ago
View marc_rosen's profile

wood dust and exotic birds

1810 days ago by marc_rosen

Hey All,I have a basement shop and though its fitted with a good dust collect...

2 1809 days ago
View dbhost's profile

Who "paints the red line"?

1822 days ago by dbhost

It seems like the first thing after setting up and aligning all the things th...

6 1810 days ago

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