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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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Clearview Cyclonic Dust collector

02-18-2010 06:28 AM by PCM

I am contemplating upgrading my basement dust collector to a cyclone. I read ...

3 02-23-2010 12:54 AM
View jussdandy's profile

getting scared or getting smart???

02-18-2010 04:47 AM by jussdandy

well, I broke down today and ordered a snap in splitter for my old unisaw, I ...

10 02-21-2010 11:43 PM
View Mogebier's profile

Do your new tools need an offering of blood like mine do?

02-05-2010 04:40 AM by Mogebier

Every time I buy a new tool, I accidentally cut myself and bleed on it. Afte...

11 02-19-2010 02:59 AM
View CharlieM1958's profile

Am I the only one stupid enough....

01-31-2010 04:03 AM by CharlieM1958

....to take a tool right off the grinding wheel and touch the edge to see if ...

56 02-18-2010 10:09 PM
View Padre's profile

Who says bandsaws have no kickback?

03-06-2009 05:53 AM by Padre

Well, it finally happened. I had my first full blown “go to the emerge...

39 02-16-2010 12:58 AM
View tfr's profile

Dust Collection and Table Saw

02-10-2010 06:38 PM by tfr

I have a older General 350TS that I wanted to add dust collection. I know in ...

11 02-13-2010 08:39 PM
View Dust's profile

Removing arbor washer

02-08-2010 09:46 PM by Dust

I am trying to run a 23/32 dado stack, but the threads will not fully engage...

9 02-13-2010 04:13 PM
View kanihoncho's profile

I would like some face shield feedback

01-25-2010 08:01 PM by kanihoncho

I’ve received some great tips from y’all. I’m now looking a...

13 02-13-2010 04:11 AM
View papadan's profile

Pleeaaasssseeeee, don't help!

11-08-2009 10:27 PM by papadan

Cutting some cabinet doors today, LOML insisted on helping me. She would hold...

47 02-10-2010 06:29 AM
View BOB67CAM's profile

how to keep others safe from the wood worker?

01-28-2010 09:11 AM by BOB67CAM

ok so i have a pretty small shop so i know thats a chunk of my issue but im w...

17 02-10-2010 05:24 AM
View BOB67CAM's profile

some extra safety stuff that mot likely u havent realized yet..plywood and drywall

02-07-2010 10:15 AM by BOB67CAM

a couple of articles that opened my eyes and hopefully yers too Chinese Dr...

3 02-07-2010 05:33 PM
View funchuck's profile

Dust Collector question

02-03-2010 09:20 PM by funchuck

Last night, I decided to use my new dado set. This is the first time using a...

15 02-05-2010 06:41 PM
View sry's profile

Basement shop - dealing with the furnace

07-15-2008 12:55 AM by sry

I’ve managed to convince the wife to let me have part of the basement a...

6 02-05-2010 04:30 AM
View UrbaneHillbilly's profile

Blocking out the kids

01-31-2010 04:39 AM by UrbaneHillbilly

Hi guys,I appreciate the advice and good will here. I am wondering how you gu...

22 02-05-2010 12:02 AM
View TomHintz's profile

Safety Survey 2

02-03-2010 09:44 PM by TomHintz

Years ago I did the first Safety Survey and it drew lots of attention in the ...

7 02-03-2010 10:51 PM
View hammeredon's profile

guards

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
View SnowyRiver's profile

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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