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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View Blakep's profile

How would it look if the Safety Director got hurt?

11-17-2010 05:44 AM by Blakep

So I am sitting here bored and out of town with work and had thought pass thr...

10 11-30-2010 12:52 AM
View Gary's profile

Children know safety

11-29-2010 04:42 PM by Gary

I want this kid around me in the shop in case I need her to call 9-1-1 htt...

2 11-30-2010 12:40 AM
View b2rtch's profile

Any one interested to build and sale this device?

10-24-2010 04:39 PM by b2rtch

Yesterday I designed and build a device to handle any sheet of plywood, MDF, ...

29 11-26-2010 05:26 PM
View Ripthorn's profile

What do you do with your wood scraps?

10-02-2010 08:46 PM by Ripthorn

This is the best place I could think to post this topic, since loose wood scr...

28 11-26-2010 07:02 AM
View newbiewoodworker's profile

Are space heaters safe?

09-14-2010 03:28 AM by newbiewoodworker

I may very well pickup a space heater on the way back from an appointment tom...

32 11-22-2010 08:55 PM
View lilredweldingrod's profile

Shop visitor theis morning....

11-20-2010 02:27 AM by lilredweldingrod

I had a visitor today. It is a Bark Scorpion. A very nasty little bugger. Thi...

42 11-20-2010 09:06 PM
View lilredweldingrod's profile

What safety techniques do you use in the shop?

11-11-2010 05:44 AM by lilredweldingrod

Man! We have had a rash of people getting hurt in the shop lately. Routers, s...

67 11-14-2010 06:26 AM
View Bob #2's profile

How safe is your Ladder?

11-02-2010 08:27 PM by Bob #2

About a year and a half ago I bought a three step stool for the shop because ...

34 11-04-2010 11:14 PM
View BillieAchilleos's profile

The Right wood burning stove?

10-24-2010 06:51 PM by BillieAchilleos

Hello, I’m setting up my first workshop and am torn between what kind o...

6 11-02-2010 09:23 PM
View toolman's profile

Safety Tips For Power Tool Users

01-14-2010 08:11 PM by toolman

To follow up on our recent post on dangerous tools, here are some safety tips...

2 10-31-2010 10:09 AM
View degoose's profile

Australian safety boots..

10-23-2010 09:12 PM by degoose

17 10-29-2010 12:04 AM
View Wickate's profile

Thank You To All Fellow LJ's Sharing Your Stories / Pictures

10-28-2010 02:35 AM by Wickate

I just wanted to take this time to thank the LJ’s that have taken their...

5 10-28-2010 10:54 AM
View wwbob's profile

My third table saw injury

10-20-2010 07:34 AM by wwbob

Before you panic, all were minor but still have lessons to be learned. FYI: ...

9 10-26-2010 12:01 AM
View JBfromMN's profile

Make up air

10-22-2010 07:35 PM by JBfromMN

I am contimplating setting up my HF Dust collector with a pre-seperator and t...

13 10-23-2010 10:42 PM
View CL810's profile

Heat for the workshop

10-22-2010 05:18 PM by CL810

Winter is coming and I’m thinking about a ventless natural gas heater f...

7 10-23-2010 03:27 PM
View Gunny66's profile

Guard removed for clarification

09-01-2010 09:28 PM by Gunny66

It has been a year since I went out to my shop, burned out from my job and st...

4 10-22-2010 06:54 AM
View Billp's profile

Stuck a wood chisel in my wrist

06-29-2010 04:32 PM by Billp

Two months ago I severed four tendons and had surgery.i am really bummed,can&...

29 10-21-2010 11:53 PM
View Eric Vossbrink's profile

am I crazy? I need to know

10-20-2010 06:13 PM by Eric Vossbrink

a day or so ago I posted a for pre-carving a ukulele heel on the table saw on...

20 10-21-2010 03:49 PM
View meyster's profile

Exhaust Fans -- what's best?

10-20-2010 08:19 PM by meyster

I am finishing my new (800 sq ft!!) woodworking shop. While I’ve got t...

2 10-20-2010 10:43 PM
View TheWoodsmith's profile

Woodburner in a woodshop??

07-01-2010 10:15 PM by TheWoodsmith

So i’m getting ready to insulate my shop and install some heating so th...

21 10-17-2010 03:03 AM

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