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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How many wear rings in shop ?

09-03-2010 08:31 PM by woodcrafter47

I was noticing that quite a few wood workers out there are wearing rings and ...

113 05-04-2011 06:51 AM
View Gene Howe's profile


04-13-2011 08:08 PM by Gene Howe


11 04-29-2011 10:10 PM
View Vrtigo1's profile

Prescription safety glasses?

04-21-2011 05:35 PM by Vrtigo1

I looked around the forum and saw bits and pieces but no definitive answers a...

15 04-26-2011 02:21 PM
View Cornductor's profile

Used Rags?

04-24-2011 05:47 AM by Cornductor

Last week I went through the clothes closet and threw a tornado in it. Out ca...

5 04-25-2011 03:48 AM
View David Grimes's profile

Installing HF 2.0 hp Dust Collector. Questioning grounding concept with unique setup. ?

04-12-2011 08:41 AM by David Grimes

The fan/motor unit is being mounted to the wall at the time of this post. Le...

15 04-21-2011 02:05 AM
View degoose's profile

Dust collection... for the mitre saw..

03-29-2011 10:15 PM by degoose

From the last post you will be aware that I have built a Hood for my 12 inch ...

17 04-16-2011 05:05 PM
View Chris Pond's profile

Keep thing tired up!

04-14-2011 07:56 PM by Chris Pond

“ I hope this link works for you, it comes from ...

1 04-14-2011 08:50 PM
View CADguy's profile

First post on lumberjocks - a lesson learned in pain

04-14-2011 10:19 AM by CADguy

Hello all, i recently had an accident resulting in a trip to the ER I thought...

7 04-14-2011 03:27 PM
View bubinga's profile

Static Electricity Welded My Table Saw

04-13-2011 07:06 AM by bubinga

I was playing around (About 20years ago) with a CB radio, magnet mount antenn...

8 04-14-2011 04:15 AM
View lanwater's profile

I love my push pad

04-12-2011 07:45 AM by lanwater

I needed to cut an insert for my dado blade. I stacked 2 pieces of lef...

12 04-12-2011 11:36 PM
View airfieldman's profile

Table Saw Kickback

01-02-2008 06:25 PM by airfieldman

So there I was…Don’t all good stories start that way? I always t...

42 04-11-2011 10:07 PM
View slimt's profile

Jet 400 afs

04-03-2011 05:07 AM by slimt

I’m looking to buy a air filtration unit for my shop which is small I&#...

1 04-11-2011 03:37 PM
View TopamaxSurvivor's profile

Would there be fewer injuries if with less powerful tools, especially table saws?

04-02-2011 02:37 PM by TopamaxSurvivor

I have been thinking I will probably need to replace my little 3/4 hp Craftsm...

25 04-06-2011 01:58 AM
View tommyt654's profile

Latest CSPC hearing report concerning tablesaw safety

04-05-2011 07:28 PM by tommyt654 , Thankfull...

2 04-05-2011 08:17 PM
View Brit's profile

The Answer to Back Pain in the Shop

04-01-2011 11:14 AM by Brit

Introducing LUV-Ur-BACK workshop shoes (patent pending). The shoes your back ...

21 04-03-2011 09:27 PM
View pete79's profile

Dusty Face Shield

03-01-2011 10:00 PM by pete79

So I switched last year from safety goggles to a full face shield for a varie...

8 04-03-2011 08:38 AM
View PASs's profile

Insecticide treated lumber

02-21-2010 04:10 PM by PASs

My Daugher-in-law works at a shipping company.They routinely get cargo from I...

11 04-03-2011 05:14 AM
View bigfish_95008's profile

Consumer Product Safety Commision

02-12-2011 02:47 AM by bigfish_95008

It seems that the CPSC is looking at requiring flesh detecting technology on ...

4 04-02-2011 11:25 PM
View DocK16's profile

Electrical Advice Needed

03-28-2011 06:11 AM by DocK16

I need to run an outlet so I can move my planer to the other side of the shop...

7 04-02-2011 04:22 PM
View patcollins's profile

Why does SawStop use Brake?

04-01-2011 02:31 AM by patcollins

I’ve been wondering why a SawStop needs the brake. I would think it su...

11 04-01-2011 05:35 PM

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