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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Shop lighting upgrades to LED?

07-13-2010 05:24 AM by swirt

Has anyone upgraded their shop lighting to LED yet? After a close call with ...

22 07-23-2010 08:01 PM
View SCOTSMAN's profile

prayers for Alistair please

07-09-2010 11:31 PM by SCOTSMAN

Hello Alistairs wife Bronwen here! Alistair had a bad accident today when a ...

157 07-22-2010 09:50 PM
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Building a Brand New WorkShop - want design ideas

06-05-2010 12:59 AM by toolman946

Greetings fellow shop dwellers. I’ve sold my insulated, heated, electri...

10 07-22-2010 01:27 PM
View Greedo's profile

how do you move around large things on your own?

07-21-2010 08:50 PM by Greedo

2 days ago i assembled 2 mdf cabinet carcasses for my shop and let them rest ...

3 07-22-2010 06:15 AM
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Ripping Quirk bead on the table saw safely

07-12-2010 03:12 PM by AnthonyC

In prep for my upcoming kitchen cabinet build (what did I get myself into?), ...

2 07-19-2010 05:52 PM
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Explosion hazards of solvent-based finishes

06-03-2010 10:37 PM by live4ever

The first finishing I ever did was spray. I learned to spray before I learne...

7 07-18-2010 09:40 AM
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Disc sander problem

07-15-2010 12:45 AM by Sawdust2

Following right on the tail of and trying to prevent an accident. I have a...

2 07-15-2010 01:23 AM
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Drum Sander accident

04-26-2010 04:12 PM by CanKuhn

Pictures are a bit disturbing:

33 07-14-2010 07:00 PM
View fineamerican's profile

Try not to pinch the spinning saw blade

07-07-2010 05:00 PM by fineamerican

I found those pics on a old flash drive and thought Id share ...

9 07-10-2010 07:21 AM
View woodman71's profile

1.5 million dollars award in table saw injury

07-04-2010 05:48 PM by woodman71

Hello everyone I was reading my new wood magazine I get in the mail. One of t...

5 07-07-2010 12:52 AM
View PurpLev's profile

Spraying Waterborne Finish HAZARDS (flammable?)

07-01-2010 04:00 PM by PurpLev

I would like to spray some waterborne finish on some projects, and my only 3 ...

12 07-02-2010 05:18 AM
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Grizzly bandsaw recall

10-04-2009 11:31 PM by MedicKen

Grizzly has recalled one of their bandsaws.

1 06-28-2010 06:08 AM
View Todd Clare's profile

dust control clarification questions

06-27-2010 11:33 PM by Todd Clare

I just scored a great condition Jet 1100 1 1/2hp dust collector on Craig̵...

5 06-28-2010 04:14 AM
View birdguy's profile

unisaw blade guard?

06-23-2010 03:22 AM by birdguy

I have a unasaw from the late 80s I was wondering about a blade guard I don&#...

1 06-26-2010 05:17 AM
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Question about repirator

06-25-2010 11:49 PM by Steven H

I ordered the 3M 7500 Series Half Facepiece Respirator. I’m use to sto...

1 06-26-2010 01:37 AM
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Old Eyes

06-06-2010 05:55 PM by schloemoe

I’m not terribly old [58] but I do seem to have a problem with my eyes....

24 06-21-2010 06:33 PM
View JasonIndy's profile

Question for the Electricians...

05-05-2010 04:43 AM by JasonIndy

I’ve noticed when my jointer or planer is plugged in, I get a little bi...

30 06-20-2010 09:59 AM
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Clean VS Cluttered

05-23-2010 08:42 PM by sawblade1

After cleaning up my shop I noticed most of the mess was scrap lumber, sawdus...

27 06-16-2010 10:29 PM
View dmorrison's profile

The making and using of push sticks.

05-04-2010 06:42 PM by dmorrison

This post made me wonder if other woodworkers have this philosophy about push...

27 06-11-2010 03:28 AM
View jussdandy's profile

dumb stuff ive done

05-31-2010 02:00 AM by jussdandy

was just looking through the forums and the one about unplugging your ts befo...

10 06-07-2010 11:25 PM

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