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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Band Saw Blade Tension

01-11-2010 04:56 AM by Grinder

Hello. I have model # 28-275 Delta 14” band saw and when I tension the ...

1 01-11-2010 05:52 AM
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Just one of those days

01-10-2010 05:09 AM by Kindlingmaker

Saturday started out great with 8 small projects all in work at the same time...

16 01-10-2010 07:50 PM
View RetiredCoastie's profile

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade!

12-30-2009 05:47 AM by RetiredCoastie

I live in the south west corner of Washington state and we usually don’...

11 01-04-2010 11:30 PM
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I need your input with Shop heat choice?

01-02-2010 06:27 PM by RetiredCoastie

My shop is set up in our 2 car attached garage. The garage is 400 sq ft with ...

20 01-04-2010 11:19 PM
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My Planer Ate my Cellphone

10-30-2009 12:09 AM by PG_Zac

My “new” workshop is an ex fish-farm barn, and has no cabinets, c...

19 01-04-2010 04:24 PM
View Brad's profile

Garage Heating Ideas

01-17-2009 12:43 PM by Brad

I recently moved to Washington state from Southern California and geez my gar...

30 01-01-2010 11:07 PM
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Small Shop, Air Filteration and keeping warm

12-11-2009 04:21 PM by tncraftsman

The first cold snap is coming through my region and I’m looking for som...

16 01-01-2010 06:00 AM
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12-08-2009 03:34 AM by Mark

I know you all heard about the sawstop and its amazing ability to save your f...

11 12-29-2009 01:21 AM
View jcwalleye's profile

Safe to use featherboard after saw blade for non-thru cuts?

12-27-2009 04:12 AM by jcwalleye

I am fairly new to woodworking and am trying to be somewhat anal about safety...

6 12-28-2009 06:39 AM
View Alexander's profile

I should have saw this coming

12-28-2009 03:52 AM by Alexander

I’m glad that I did not get hurt with this dumb trick, but I could have...

1 12-28-2009 04:36 AM
View Dick, & Barb Cain's profile

Something to review after Jockmike2's accident

12-22-2009 07:53 PM by Dick, & Barb Cain

Here's a very informative site on saw safety accessories. It never hurts t...

6 12-25-2009 12:12 AM
View Gene Howe's profile

Be careful out there.........

11-14-2009 11:26 PM by Gene Howe


15 12-21-2009 04:27 AM
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Are you thinking about quiting smoking?

11-30-2009 01:18 AM by lilredweldingrod

I don’t know if I’m in the right place to bring this up, BUT̷...

36 12-19-2009 03:36 AM
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Router Bit Mishap

11-16-2009 11:48 PM by Kent Shepherd

One of our customers was making a box like The Wood Whisperer showed on video...

37 12-15-2009 04:39 AM
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fire starters

12-12-2009 06:08 AM by russv

Seems like this time of year, it is more likely to hear about fires in the wo...

22 12-14-2009 03:31 AM
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Cement Floor Solution?

11-02-2009 11:39 PM by dennis mitchell

I’ve got this hard cement floor that just kills my back. I do use lots ...

34 12-13-2009 11:00 AM
View Bret's profile

You just can't get any safer than this

12-10-2009 03:31 PM by Bret

This would be hysterically funny if it weren’t for the fact that I̵...

16 12-12-2009 03:45 PM
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Best way to heat you outside woodworking shed

12-10-2009 11:14 PM by Lightsofthestream

I have a 10ft x 14ft. outside woodworking shed with no heat. When winter is ...

23 12-11-2009 08:48 PM
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East Indian Rosewood / Mineral Spirits

12-08-2009 04:33 AM by Ads

I was working with some e. indian rosewood this afternoon and used odorless m...

4 12-11-2009 06:53 AM
View Alexander's profile

electric brake no braking

12-09-2009 08:24 AM by Alexander

I have a 10” Ryobi chop saw that had an electric brake. Now it does not...

5 12-10-2009 12:18 AM

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