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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wood dust and exotic birds

1763 days ago by marc_rosen

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

2 1762 days ago
View dbhost's profile

Who "paints the red line"?

1775 days ago by dbhost

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

6 1763 days ago
View Betsy's profile

Planer kickback

1785 days ago by Betsy

I’m now a member of the kick back club, unfortunately. I’m not su...

21 1768 days ago
View maryetta's profile

Ambient Air Cleaning

1770 days ago by maryetta

Could some one tell me how you calculate the # of CFM is needed based on the ...

1 1770 days ago
View degoose's profile

Safety signs.

1776 days ago by degoose

Just has these signs sent to me by LJer splinterman aka Ski.. very appropriate

23 1771 days ago
View patron's profile

shop fire hazard ! check your extiguishers !

1790 days ago by patron

we have all had the ocasional “sparks ” ,last night i was using m...

37 1772 days ago
View Eric_S's profile

Ok to route Plastic Laminate?

1780 days ago by Eric_S

Hey guys, I’m about to build a simple router table. I want to glue ...

8 1776 days ago
View TopamaxSurvivor's profile

Riving lumber

1811 days ago by TopamaxSurvivor

I have been thinking about riving some “ubran” logs to produce so...

7 1784 days ago
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1785 days ago by kimnick


1 1785 days ago
View papadan's profile

Just a reminder!

1793 days ago by papadan

18 GENERAL SAFETY RULES FOR TODAY’S WOODWORKER 1. Always wear approved person...

3 1786 days ago
View Christopher's profile

Flourescent light flicker/ballast, bulbs, everything all new!

1795 days ago by Christopher

I have four flourescent lights in my shop and a couple recently started to fl...

50 1788 days ago
View MedicKen's profile

Recall notice on dust collector remotes

1789 days ago by MedicKen

I pulled this from another forum and wanted to pass it along here: 1. Remo...

3 1789 days ago
View Rileysdad's profile

Grizzly Bandsaw

1792 days ago by Rileysdad

I picked up a Grizzly GO530 and was wondering if there’s a good reason ...

2 1792 days ago
View Mauritius's profile

Is Gripper a replacement for a guard/splitter?

1797 days ago by Mauritius

Hi all. I’ve been using my Grizzly G0478 TS for the past few months an...

16 1796 days ago
View Broda's profile

Toxic Woods

2000 days ago by Broda

After reading Karsons “Table Clock” project and hearing about his...

6 1800 days ago
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Painful Close Call

1809 days ago by taidsturning

I was trimming a small piece about 8-10 inches long to width – cutting ...

9 1802 days ago
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Respirator w/ full Faceshield for Beards

2022 days ago by pitchnsplinters

I have had a difficult time finding a respirator that seals decently for a gu...

5 1802 days ago
View hootr's profile

learning from the young'un

1808 days ago by hootr

in all my years i’ve never had a need for the plastic safety key switch...

3 1808 days ago
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Thought I'd share

1811 days ago by kolwdwrkr

I recieved an email today from a fellow woodworker from a different site. He...

6 1810 days ago
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Shellac--how dangerous is denaturated alcohol?

1811 days ago by DrTebi

Hello, I have just mixed my first shellac from shellac flakes and denatura...

7 1811 days ago

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