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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Can you use a Miter Saw to cut aluminum?

11-03-2009 01:17 AM by Wingstress

Is there any difference between a typical compound miter saw and a chop saw? ...

14 12-07-2009 08:51 PM
View Woodfix's profile

Some thoughts on Safety

11-30-2009 07:21 AM by Woodfix

At this point in my woodworking journey I don’t feel that there is all that m...

3 12-01-2009 01:17 AM
View KevinVan's profile

It happened to me

11-18-2009 09:27 PM by KevinVan

Well until last Sunday I was able to say that in the 20 + years of woodworkin...

29 11-30-2009 06:15 AM
View papadan's profile

What Scares You In The Shop?

11-10-2009 03:06 AM by papadan

I try and always be as careful as possible. I have had pieces of wood thrown ...

78 11-30-2009 04:29 AM
View hairy's profile

Where there's smoke theres...

11-29-2009 12:37 AM by hairy

fortunately nothing. But I spent a few hours worrying about it. I had a piece...

1 11-29-2009 01:18 AM
View mmax's profile

Man Killed by Flying Piece of Wood

11-10-2009 07:12 PM by mmax

Nov 10, 2009 9:10 am US/Central Man Killed By Flying Piece Of Wood COOK, Minn...

10 11-26-2009 08:00 PM
View AKWoody's profile

Another Kickback Story

11-23-2009 07:09 PM by AKWoody

I am brand new to real woodworking, and I had my first scare in the shop yest...

11 11-26-2009 06:16 AM
View Dick, & Barb Cain's profile

Inventor of Sawstop demonstrates with his finger

06-29-2009 06:13 PM by Dick, & Barb Cain

Check out this daring demonstration of SAWSTOP.

38 11-25-2009 05:05 AM
View Xrayguy's profile

Wiring Magnetic light(110v) directly to 220v Bandsaw???

11-08-2009 08:18 PM by Xrayguy

I have a Grizzly 17’ G0513 bandsaw running at 220v, i also have a aftermarket...

23 11-22-2009 10:58 PM
View CharlieM1958's profile

Body Positioning at the Table saw

11-03-2009 06:05 PM by CharlieM1958

A few comments in another topic about cutting on the left or right of the bla...

31 11-21-2009 07:39 AM
View Alonso's profile

I thought I was doing everything right...

11-01-2009 07:02 AM by Alonso

Hello fellow’s LJ’s Today it’s been a day that I had lea...

16 11-20-2009 06:51 AM
View Gatsby1923's profile

Reminder, Hand Tools Can Hurt You Too

11-10-2009 03:28 AM by Gatsby1923

I needed a reminder tonight and scraped my very sharp dovetail saw across my ...

4 11-10-2009 09:33 PM
View jjraybur's profile

Cutting off your own, well you can just read it.....

09-19-2009 08:14 PM by jjraybur

As miserable as this would be, I am really curious as to what tool he was usi...

27 11-08-2009 06:45 AM
View doyoulikegumwood's profile

shop floor

11-07-2009 09:29 PM by doyoulikegumwood

ok so i wasn’t sure where to put this but i recently was offered some c...

7 11-08-2009 06:30 AM
View frankson's profile

Heaters for a small shop

09-06-2009 06:22 AM by frankson

I turned my one car garage into a woodshop. I thought last year that it only ...

5 11-08-2009 06:26 AM
View frostwood's profile

Why ground a Plastic dust collector ?

11-05-2009 11:15 PM by frostwood

I am alittle mistified as to why Dewalt includes a ground wire to ground the ...

8 11-06-2009 08:05 PM
View 1978's profile

Has anyone used these?

08-19-2009 10:53 PM by 1978

I have been reading reviews for the Ryobi Battery Operated Noise Suppression ...

3 11-05-2009 07:35 PM
View cornhusker's profile

Safest way to make 1/4" square strips

11-03-2009 09:05 PM by cornhusker

I’m trying to figure out exactly how to SAFELY cut out a bunch of 1/4&#...

9 11-04-2009 03:21 PM
View Jeff Schnell's profile

tablesaw safety

10-31-2009 06:59 PM by Jeff Schnell

Boy I glad I listen to a lot of people and stay away from behind the table sa...

7 11-02-2009 10:25 PM
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10-06-2009 01:59 PM by Moron

I thought I would share this so that no one might have it happen to them. ...

23 11-02-2009 08:24 PM

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