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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Are space heaters safe?

09-14-2010 03:28 AM by newbiewoodworker

I may very well pickup a space heater on the way back from an appointment tom...

32 11-22-2010 08:55 PM
View lilredweldingrod's profile

Shop visitor theis morning....

11-20-2010 02:27 AM by lilredweldingrod

I had a visitor today. It is a Bark Scorpion. A very nasty little bugger. Thi...

42 11-20-2010 09:06 PM
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What safety techniques do you use in the shop?

11-11-2010 05:44 AM by lilredweldingrod

Man! We have had a rash of people getting hurt in the shop lately. Routers, s...

67 11-14-2010 06:26 AM
View Bob #2's profile

How safe is your Ladder?

11-02-2010 08:27 PM by Bob #2

About a year and a half ago I bought a three step stool for the shop because ...

34 11-04-2010 11:14 PM
View BillieAchilleos's profile

The Right wood burning stove?

10-24-2010 06:51 PM by BillieAchilleos

Hello, I’m setting up my first workshop and am torn between what kind o...

6 11-02-2010 09:23 PM
View toolman's profile

Safety Tips For Power Tool Users

01-14-2010 08:11 PM by toolman

To follow up on our recent post on dangerous tools, here are some safety tips...

2 10-31-2010 10:09 AM
View degoose's profile

Australian safety boots..

10-23-2010 09:12 PM by degoose

17 10-29-2010 12:04 AM
View Wickate's profile

Thank You To All Fellow LJ's Sharing Your Stories / Pictures

10-28-2010 02:35 AM by Wickate

I just wanted to take this time to thank the LJ’s that have taken their...

5 10-28-2010 10:54 AM
View wwbob's profile

My third table saw injury

10-20-2010 07:34 AM by wwbob

Before you panic, all were minor but still have lessons to be learned. FYI: ...

9 10-26-2010 12:01 AM
View JBfromMN's profile

Make up air

10-22-2010 07:35 PM by JBfromMN

I am contimplating setting up my HF Dust collector with a pre-seperator and t...

13 10-23-2010 10:42 PM
View CL810's profile (online now)

Heat for the workshop

10-22-2010 05:18 PM by CL810

Winter is coming and I’m thinking about a ventless natural gas heater f...

7 10-23-2010 03:27 PM
View Gunny66's profile

Guard removed for clarification

09-01-2010 09:28 PM by Gunny66

It has been a year since I went out to my shop, burned out from my job and st...

4 10-22-2010 06:54 AM
View Billp's profile

Stuck a wood chisel in my wrist

06-29-2010 04:32 PM by Billp

Two months ago I severed four tendons and had surgery.i am really bummed,can&...

29 10-21-2010 11:53 PM
View Eric Vossbrink's profile

am I crazy? I need to know

10-20-2010 06:13 PM by Eric Vossbrink

a day or so ago I posted a for pre-carving a ukulele heel on the table saw on...

20 10-21-2010 03:49 PM
View meyster's profile

Exhaust Fans -- what's best?

10-20-2010 08:19 PM by meyster

I am finishing my new (800 sq ft!!) woodworking shop. While I’ve got t...

2 10-20-2010 10:43 PM
View TheWoodsmith's profile

Woodburner in a woodshop??

07-01-2010 10:15 PM by TheWoodsmith

So i’m getting ready to insulate my shop and install some heating so th...

21 10-17-2010 03:03 AM
View Routerisstillmyname's profile

Anyone using Dust Collection Grounding kit with the Dust Collector in the shop?

10-01-2010 04:43 AM by Routerisstillmyname

So what’s the story?THX

18 10-16-2010 06:27 AM
View GPM's profile

Help with dust collector situation

09-13-2010 02:14 AM by GPM

I have a Jet 1 1/2 hp, 4” dust collector with a 30 gallon cyclone separ...

10 10-15-2010 01:29 AM
View Safetyboy's profile

Electrical Mystery

11-03-2009 03:25 AM by Safetyboy

Not exactly “Safefy in the Shop”, more like “Safety in the ...

44 10-13-2010 05:27 AM
View DrAllred's profile

Fine dust in the shop

10-12-2010 05:18 AM by DrAllred

I need a way to capture the fine dust that is produced when using drum, band ...

7 10-13-2010 04:42 AM

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