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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02-02-2010 06:24 PM by hammeredon

Sorry I put this in the wrong format earlyer How many of you missing finge...

2 02-03-2010 06:17 AM
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Big Bang Theory

01-24-2010 06:31 PM by SnowyRiver

Here is a good one for you. I was using a router with a slot cutting bit t...

19 01-31-2010 04:23 AM
View toolman's profile

Top Ten Dangerous Tools

01-13-2010 03:32 PM by toolman

THis is a good article from Forbes Magazine on tool safety http://professiona...

18 01-31-2010 02:47 AM
View bgilb's profile

The splitter saved me!

01-23-2010 02:56 PM by bgilb

I was ripping some pine and about halfway through the wood just stopped movin...

13 01-30-2010 03:32 AM
View RockyTopScott's profile

I have an electrical question

01-21-2010 02:05 AM by RockyTopScott

Trying to construct an extension cord. Have 12/3 wire with a 20 amp 260 he...

82 01-29-2010 07:40 AM
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Dust collection

01-21-2010 10:46 AM by princeton

Hi All. My shop is still in the development stage. I am planning to build a h...

5 01-25-2010 01:22 AM
View Sawdust2's profile

Lesson relearned

11-30-2009 05:59 AM by Sawdust2

I was down in the shop this evening.Kept dropping things, Put the wrong be...

8 01-23-2010 02:16 AM
View fbeck's profile

lung & eye protection from fine wood dust

01-21-2010 08:06 PM by fbeck

Hi, I’m a first timer here, so hope this is proper format. Am starting ...

6 01-22-2010 08:21 PM
View kanihoncho's profile

Need hearing protection recommendations

01-20-2010 06:08 PM by kanihoncho

I am looking for some hearing protection and would like some brand recommenda...

13 01-21-2010 06:07 PM
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Critical eye protection notice - pterygium likely caused by sawdust irritation

01-19-2010 02:48 AM by johngoes

Last Friday my guitar teacher said I had a growth on my eye. I’ve never...

2 01-19-2010 11:55 AM
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Looking for a paduak replacement :(

01-17-2010 06:20 AM by pashley

I read today that paduak dust is very bad to breathe, and the wood turns brow...

1 01-17-2010 07:30 AM
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Looking for a flexible hand guard for wood carving.

10-26-2009 03:33 AM by grained

I am looking for a flexible hand guard for wood carving. I am wanting somethi...

8 01-17-2010 02:00 AM
View Don's profile

When tablesaws attack!

12-10-2009 03:09 PM by Don

Well, I must say quite honestly that I never thought it would happen to me. ...

23 01-14-2010 08:57 PM
View Jeison's profile

Like some insight on adding new circuits & outlets, 240v vs 120v

01-11-2010 12:12 AM by Jeison

So one of the very first things to get done this spring is I want to have mor...

12 01-11-2010 04:16 PM
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Band Saw Blade Tension

01-11-2010 04:56 AM by Grinder

Hello. I have model # 28-275 Delta 14” band saw and when I tension the ...

1 01-11-2010 05:52 AM
View Kindlingmaker's profile

Just one of those days

01-10-2010 05:09 AM by Kindlingmaker

Saturday started out great with 8 small projects all in work at the same time...

16 01-10-2010 07:50 PM
View RetiredCoastie's profile

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade!

12-30-2009 05:47 AM by RetiredCoastie

I live in the south west corner of Washington state and we usually don’...

11 01-04-2010 11:30 PM
View RetiredCoastie's profile

I need your input with Shop heat choice?

01-02-2010 06:27 PM by RetiredCoastie

My shop is set up in our 2 car attached garage. The garage is 400 sq ft with ...

20 01-04-2010 11:19 PM
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My Planer Ate my Cellphone

10-30-2009 12:09 AM by PG_Zac

My “new” workshop is an ex fish-farm barn, and has no cabinets, c...

19 01-04-2010 04:24 PM
View Brad's profile

Garage Heating Ideas

01-17-2009 12:43 PM by Brad

I recently moved to Washington state from Southern California and geez my gar...

30 01-01-2010 11:07 PM

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