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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not a good idea

1975 days ago by jm540

compound miter router

34 1963 days ago
View RichClark's profile

Darwin was right

1965 days ago by RichClark

Sheesh.. so many bad decisions, making so many go get aide. I read the first...

1 1965 days ago
View kolwdwrkr's profile

Oh lordy lord

1974 days ago by kolwdwrkr

Well it was bound to happen and one night it did…...........I was going...

12 1966 days ago
View Glenn's profile

first tablesaw cut

1982 days ago by Glenn

I made my first cut on a tablesaw today. After reading the manual from cover ...

34 1968 days ago
View David Freed's profile

Video on how not to do things

1998 days ago by David Freed

I wonder if this guy is still alive.

21 1971 days ago
View enginerd's profile

Woodshop safety

1980 days ago by enginerd

After a minor brush with a table saw and 2 fingers I came across this list an...

6 1975 days ago
View marcb's profile

Jointer resource?

2011 days ago by marcb

I am just about ready to fire up my Jointer for the first time. I have nev...

17 1982 days ago
View Vince's profile

Ok...who is the CA expert?

1986 days ago by Vince

I normally use thick CA and never had a problem. Now I have been using thin C...

7 1985 days ago
View MedicKen's profile

My first experience with kickback

2008 days ago by MedicKen

I was at the table saw yesterday doing what we all do everyday, cross cutting...

16 1987 days ago
View daved's profile

Router safety

2146 days ago by daved

Last year I had the most serious accident I have ever had in 30 years of wood...

11 1987 days ago
View Snoop's profile

Dust collection needs for the small shop

2007 days ago by Snoop

Hello everyone, I am new to lumberjocks. I have been sitting on the sideline...

22 1988 days ago
View Emily Whitman's profile

dangerous wood dust

2000 days ago by Emily Whitman

Found some articles about effects that some wood dusts can have. They range ...

11 1994 days ago
View John Gray's profile

OCPD - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

2026 days ago by John Gray

I was just diagnosed and have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. My Vascu...

25 1999 days ago
View doyoulikegumwood's profile

insulating a pole barn what do i do?

2006 days ago by doyoulikegumwood

ok couldnt figure out where to post this so this sounds good my new shop is h...

9 2004 days ago
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Eye Safety & New Table Saw (lesson learned)

2006 days ago by johngoes

A few years ago I bought a Delta Shopmaster 200 tablesaw from one of the loca...

7 2005 days ago
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Is this a safe practice for dados?

2106 days ago by Bob #2

I was watching a video today and the craftsman was cutting a dado using the t...

35 2007 days ago
View jawoodworking's profile

Dealing with the Aftermath of an Injury

2127 days ago by jawoodworking

Hey guys, I have a question for everyone out there. Over on my blog I have a...

11 2009 days ago
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When do safety mechanisms make working unsafe?

2010 days ago by interpim

I purchased a table saw a couple days ago, its a 4 year old Craftsman which I...

12 2009 days ago
View Charles Wilson's profile

Question for parents

2060 days ago by Charles Wilson

I read a post on another woodworking forum that really disturbed me. The p...

44 2010 days ago
View Zuki's profile

Bathroom Fan to remove dust ?

2012 days ago by Zuki

I was thinking . . . how would a bathroom fan work to remove sawdust in the s...

11 2010 days ago

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