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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Lightning strike hit my shop while I was working. Scary.

07-29-2011 06:24 PM by Dan

The other night I was out working in my shop as there was a storm brewing out...

29 08-25-2011 10:09 PM
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Why its called Scary Sharp... Ouch!

02-21-2011 07:36 PM by Dan

I am a bit embarrassed and very upset with myself but its just another one of...

39 08-21-2011 05:11 PM
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Drill Press question on bits, speed

08-20-2011 04:09 AM by bvdon

I am always having problems with my drill press in that when I am drilling a ...

7 08-20-2011 04:04 PM
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Jet Dust Collector 1100-Thien Baffle before or after impeller?

08-13-2011 05:39 AM by cso

Just got a hardly used Jet DC 1100 on Craigslist. I’m ditching the 30 ...

3 08-14-2011 02:37 AM
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Equipment SAFETY tips: The Vise

08-09-2011 06:46 PM by MsDebbieP

  Safety in the shop tips for the …... What are some tips to...

1 08-10-2011 02:41 AM
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UPDATE: Is this safe or do I have a bad threading

08-01-2011 11:02 PM by Eric_S

The original forum topic I started….

9 08-09-2011 05:23 PM
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07-17-2011 04:53 AM by sixstringjack

Most woodworkers I am sure, are like me and unplug before changing blades, cu...

22 07-26-2011 08:38 PM
View Elizabeth's profile

Is it OK to put a magnet on a bandsaw?

07-19-2011 06:46 PM by Elizabeth

Sounds like a stupid question, and maybe it is. But that’s why I’...

24 07-26-2011 07:08 PM
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Help needed. Is this safe or do I have a bad threading?

07-23-2011 06:42 PM by Eric_S

I’m starting on my first bowl today. I have the outside turned using th...

30 07-24-2011 04:01 AM
View sixstringjack's profile

kick back observations

07-16-2011 04:38 AM by sixstringjack

modern table saws with riving knives have no anti- kickback pawls. Is this an...

13 07-23-2011 06:13 AM
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How large or how many filters - air filtration

07-12-2011 06:42 PM by SnowFrog

Hi there, I am in need of some advice. I have a tiny shop (~150sqft) in pa...

6 07-13-2011 06:59 PM
View MsDebbieP's profile

Equipment SAFETY tips: The Bandsaw

12-16-2010 12:32 PM by MsDebbieP

Safety in the shop tips; for the bandsaw. What are some tips to work safel...

45 07-13-2011 12:06 AM
View Luke's profile

Saftey Glasses while Spray finishing

07-09-2011 12:51 AM by Luke

Hello All, Did a quick search in the forums to see if I could find anythin...

5 07-12-2011 06:37 PM
View Transition's profile

CA Glue

06-16-2011 08:11 PM by Transition

I often use my bare fingers around CA and will get it on my hands. This us...

12 07-04-2011 11:08 PM
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06-22-2011 11:36 PM by pommy

Guys how many of us get splinters in our hands daily well i have just come ou...

15 06-29-2011 08:18 PM
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Kids, Don't Try This at Home

06-14-2011 05:20 PM by wb8nbs

This drifted by in the mail stream today.

8 06-25-2011 05:25 AM
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Dust Collection -- Is this a bad idea?

06-24-2011 05:08 AM by felkadelic

I’ve been considering building a separator box for my dust collection s...

4 06-25-2011 04:22 AM
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Riving knife or blade guard lock...

06-06-2011 10:17 PM by lilredweldingrod

I just learned something new about my new Grizzly G0690 table saw. I am assum...

3 06-15-2011 06:42 PM
View simmo's profile

Tablesaw Sled Safety

05-21-2011 09:31 PM by simmo

Hi All , using my sled earlier it occurred to me that if I fitted a lever ope...

4 06-14-2011 10:00 PM
View Douglas's profile

Air Filtration - converting a Rockler 3/4 HP DC

05-25-2011 06:28 PM by Douglas

I’ve been woodworking for about a year, and as I do, read, and learn mo...

5 06-11-2011 05:33 AM

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