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 conbillb's profile

Jointer cutter guard problem.

2182 days ago by conbillb

I am in the process of acquiring some stationary power tools for my shop at a...

14 2174 days ago
View Bob #2's profile

An excellent take on KICKBACK

2176 days ago by Bob #2

Read it a couple of times before you comment.I hoping to save one hand tonigh...

14 2175 days ago
View Myron Wooley's profile

Phildo92027, a fellow LumberJock, was hurt yesterday

2368 days ago by Myron Wooley

Phildo92027, a friend of mine and a fellow LumberJock, had a kickback on the ...

81 2181 days ago
View Peter Oxley's profile

Jointer Safety Question

2186 days ago by Peter Oxley

I’ve read a couple of articles recently that specifically state that wh...

10 2185 days ago
View Brad's profile

Calling All Electricians

2206 days ago by Brad

I just recently moved into a new rented house. The garage outlets are laid ou...

17 2194 days ago
View Nicky's profile

Shaper vs Router table

2389 days ago by Nicky

I’ve been using a router table for many years but have always hated the...

12 2198 days ago
View Ads's profile

ouch.. kickback.

2226 days ago by Ads

Hi, I haven’t done many projects where I’ve needed to rip lumb...

12 2203 days ago
View Joey's profile

It's was bound to happen

2343 days ago by Joey

While i was planing some cherry that i got from a local wood mill last year, ...

17 2206 days ago
View trifern's profile

Safety Glasses are not enough!

2217 days ago by trifern

This is a reminder that safety glasses are not enough protection while workin...

15 2213 days ago
View Toolz's profile

Doctor Removes 2.5 Inch Nail From Man's Head With Claw Hammer

2273 days ago by Toolz

Ouch! Nailgun hose got tangled and fired on its own.

6 2216 days ago
View hcbph's profile

Saw guard systems - show and tell

2251 days ago by hcbph

How many of you have a tablesaw that looks like this, an exposed blade and no...

4 2221 days ago
View ilovewoodworking's profile

non-toxic and non-allergenic woods, anyone?

2226 days ago by ilovewoodworking

Hello all. I’ve been using several different exotic woods for small sculpt...

7 2225 days ago
View Taigert's profile

Worst than Jewelry in the shop, Cell Phones, while working!

2240 days ago by Taigert

The dumbest thing I ever seen was a guy answering his phone while running sto...

11 2238 days ago
View Bob #2's profile

And important message about "safetry"

2243 days ago by Bob #2


2 2243 days ago
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2255 days ago by Tony

Hi gals n guys, there is a lot of talk recently about safety in the work shop...

13 2246 days ago
View Sac's profile

Never assume it is square.

2255 days ago by Sac

I am sure many of you have experienced this crazy phenomenon. The saw gets ou...

9 2248 days ago
View Hrolfr's profile

Putting together a first aid kit

2258 days ago by Hrolfr

Ok guys I am putting together a real first aid kit for my little shop in lig...

15 2248 days ago
View Don Newton's profile

One week report

2251 days ago by Don Newton

Well…’s been about a week since I joined this group, and I be...

2 2251 days ago
View damnHippie's profile

Storing Chemicals

2310 days ago by damnHippie

Can anybody recommend a good way to store chemicals in the shop? I have a fe...

4 2271 days ago
View mattm's profile

Help me make my table saw safe.

2279 days ago by mattm

Greetings, and I apologize if this has been covered before. Anyway, I am bot...

13 2275 days ago

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