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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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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
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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
View degoose's profile

Hooking up to the machines...

03-29-2011 09:46 PM by degoose

Having installed the clear ducting… it is now time to connect to the in...

19 04-01-2011 02:14 PM
View degoose's profile

Dust safety.. ducted collection...

03-29-2011 10:21 AM by degoose

I recently decided… no actually I decided many years ago… to set ...

24 04-01-2011 02:10 PM
View pete79's profile

Do you use a respirator?

03-28-2011 04:14 PM by pete79

I recently started wearing a respirator in the workshop as I’m becoming...

14 04-01-2011 02:29 AM
View agallant's profile

Cut my palm on my TS this weekend glad I did NOT have a saw stop.

03-28-2011 08:53 PM by agallant

my wife apparently lost the cat and was panicking looking for it(we don’...

31 03-31-2011 12:41 PM
View rlrobinhood's profile

Can you plug a 220v table saw into a 60A plug/breaker

03-28-2011 05:16 AM by rlrobinhood

Hi all, In my shop, I have a 220 circuit that has only one outlet on it (c...

19 03-29-2011 09:01 PM
View RockyTopScott's profile

Can anyone give me a good place to buy a 220v extension cord?

03-28-2011 02:48 AM by RockyTopScott

Need at least a 10’ cord Thanks on advance RTS

8 03-28-2011 05:21 PM
View JCantin's profile

intoxicated woodworking

03-28-2011 04:41 PM by JCantin

Police Log: Drug Arrests, Woodworking Mishap This edition of the police lo...

1 03-28-2011 04:46 PM
View lilredweldingrod's profile

Do sny og you hillbillies wear shoes in the shop?

06-19-2010 07:50 AM by lilredweldingrod

David, dbhost, steps on a nail. Was he wearing shoes? I hate shoes. And with ...

62 03-24-2011 03:17 AM
View MsDebbieP's profile

Equipment SAFETY tips: The Sander

03-05-2011 01:34 PM by MsDebbieP

Safety in the shop tips; for the sander. What are some tips to work safely...

12 03-20-2011 06:18 PM
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Equipment SAFETY tips: The Router

03-17-2011 08:11 PM by MsDebbieP

Safety in the shop tips for the router. What are some tips to work safely ...

17 03-19-2011 01:55 PM
View Tom8021's profile

Plunge Router accident routs my workbench

02-26-2011 08:14 PM by Tom8021

I have a Porter Cable 890 type 1 with an older style plunge base. I tighten t...

12 03-05-2011 09:51 PM
View MrsN's profile

Safety Goggles

01-28-2011 06:00 AM by MrsN

I have been doing a bit more sanding lately, and have noticed my eyes are not...

16 03-01-2011 11:00 PM

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