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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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Shop Made Zero Clearance Insert with Splitter

03-18-2010 03:02 AM by mikedrums

Zero clearance insert, made from high quality 3/4” Finnish plywood, wit...

9 03-20-2010 07:58 PM
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It's Not Just The Table Saw

02-08-2010 05:28 AM by rsmith71

I know that the majority of injuries in the shop seem to be table saw acciden...

20 03-18-2010 02:18 PM
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Protective Lotions: Gloves In A Bottle vs. Blue Magic Invisible Glove

03-02-2010 02:53 PM by alanealane

I’ve read absolutely glowing reviews of the Gloves In A Bottle on Amazo...

5 03-16-2010 09:42 PM
View NBeener's profile

Router base close call

03-11-2010 12:42 AM by NBeener

I had the dovetail jig out, today, to make my nephew a carpenter’s tool...

20 03-12-2010 08:44 PM
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Garage heating for safety and economy

03-03-2010 08:29 PM by kevinw

Any opinions on how to heat my garage with the least trouble and cost? I want...

25 03-09-2010 03:30 PM
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Need options for my shop floor

02-14-2010 04:14 AM by Bureaucrat

I have a small workshop in my garage and it has a concrete floor. About 1/3 ...

21 03-06-2010 03:35 AM
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What Happened? Updated 3-5

03-05-2010 06:52 AM by Jim

Today I was cutting some 6 and 7 inch legs for some chairs from some 2X2 popl...

5 03-06-2010 03:08 AM
View NBeener's profile

Tenoning Jig Cutoff Sports

03-03-2010 10:03 PM by NBeener

Anybody done it?? Spent some time, again today, using the tenoning jig on ...

6 03-04-2010 02:39 AM
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Tablesaw jig for tapering table legs

03-03-2010 08:45 PM by Robert Cole

I am a woodworking novice and have only about 1 year’s experience. M...

6 03-03-2010 10:35 PM
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Waste Not, Want Not

02-25-2010 04:03 AM by dannymac

Not sure if i’m asking this in the right section but here goes What ...

16 03-01-2010 04:17 AM
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Dust Explosions ?

02-28-2010 08:41 PM by Dez

Came across another industry article on dust explosions. Here is the link if ...

2 02-28-2010 11:40 PM
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painted walls and lighting

02-23-2010 03:23 AM by popmandude

Hey folks. I am fixin to paint my garage ceilieng, and walls to help enhance ...

9 02-25-2010 06:30 PM
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Introducing safety with the router

02-25-2010 01:45 AM by TemplateTom

I have been using the router for over 40 years now and I suppose I was just l...

2 02-25-2010 11:44 AM
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Spalted Lumber and Respirators

02-23-2010 03:22 PM by peggyraye

I am in the 7th week of fighting a very bad respitory illness after not weari...

5 02-25-2010 02:16 AM
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power cord tangle

02-05-2010 03:11 AM by daved

Has anyone besides me got their foot tangled in a power cord and pulled a por...

17 02-24-2010 01:51 AM
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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
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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

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