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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storing flammable stuff

04-30-2012 11:50 AM by Charlie

OK as an artist I have only very small amounts of anything flammabe.However a...

10 05-03-2012 08:08 AM
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Woodcarvers glove

05-02-2012 02:35 AM by weav

I’m looking for the best choice for a woodcarvers glove. I sliced my fi...

3 05-02-2012 02:29 PM
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GFI circuit for Table Saw

04-30-2012 03:12 PM by rlamb007

Hello all,I am now the proud owner of a 96 model 5hp Delta Unisaw.It does nee...

9 04-30-2012 08:44 PM
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OOPS!!! Dang utility knife!

09-30-2011 01:32 AM by lilredweldingrod

I got a letter from my son and I grabbed the folding utility knife to trim th...

71 04-30-2012 07:32 AM
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Another Sawmill Explosion!

04-25-2012 09:55 PM by poopiekat

For the second time in two months, another sawmill exploded and burned. http:...

9 04-28-2012 06:25 PM
View Tom148's profile

3M Dust Mask

04-27-2012 01:12 PM by Tom148

I’m looking to get 3M’s new 7500 series dust mask. Amazon has th...

2 04-27-2012 03:40 PM
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Response to Poopiekat's Thread

04-25-2012 11:40 PM by Sawkerf

Since Poopiekat has me blocked for some reason, I’ll start this thread ...

0 04-25-2012 11:40 PM
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Shop Organization - More Cabinets

04-24-2012 03:34 PM by Belle City Woodworking

I have been Pastor of the same church for 17 years and I have met a lot of pe...

11 04-25-2012 12:35 AM
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Bracing a Drill Press

04-24-2012 04:15 PM by jimhester

Hello all. This is my first post here. I’m finally retired and setting ...

6 04-24-2012 11:41 PM
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Detensioned Bandsaw Blade

04-20-2012 08:18 PM by xwingace

Once I started my bandsaw without retensioning the blade, and though I didn&#...

7 04-21-2012 04:19 AM
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MDF Flu Symptoms?

04-04-2012 02:44 AM by burny2009

I recently changed careers and decided to pursue woodworking. Thus far I find...

22 04-14-2012 12:50 AM
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Preventing Carpal tunnel syndrome

04-10-2012 08:22 PM by lumberjoe

I’m looking for some tips here. To preface, yes I am going to see my do...

21 04-12-2012 01:40 PM
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Please be carefull

04-02-2012 04:36 PM by Tokolosi

Just a note to my fellow LJ’s to remember safety. I was ripping some ro...

32 04-12-2012 03:05 AM
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Rip cut binds on table saw, best solution?

04-08-2012 06:07 PM by AffineCreations

Ripping a 24” long, 7” wide, 1” thick piece of cherry on my...

13 04-09-2012 11:56 PM
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calling all sheet rock experts - please help.

04-03-2012 08:33 PM by sandhill

I put this under the safety topic because that is how I view it. I am just ab...

37 04-05-2012 12:36 PM
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Kick Back Saftey

04-02-2012 05:47 PM by blackcherry

Hey Jock I just viewed a post on one of our member getting slam by a board wh...

5 04-02-2012 09:14 PM
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03-11-2012 06:24 AM by katilicous

After smothering some old barn wood in Boiled Linseed Oil with a staining pad...

16 04-01-2012 07:28 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Is safety really safe?

02-29-2012 04:39 AM by RussellAP

I grew up in an era where nothing was safe. If you lost a finger or cut yours...

86 03-30-2012 12:30 PM
View JCCole's profile

Need Advice from experienced wood workers

03-26-2012 09:45 PM by JCCole

I worked in a cabinet making factory and I ended up with a fungus in my lungs...

7 03-27-2012 12:49 AM
View cblak's profile

Sawstop (i know , i know) not again!

03-25-2012 07:41 AM by cblak

Ok, I have come to realize that some people have VERY strong opinions about t...

50 03-26-2012 06:15 PM

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