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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Just wanted to share one

2237 days ago by RickM

Okay I understand that I am stupid and am working to correct this issue hence...

3 2237 days ago
View housewife's profile

Replacing a Vacuum Electrical Plug

2241 days ago by housewife

I just replaced the plug on my vacuum, and it works. The specs on the vacuum...

4 2241 days ago
View Hutch's profile

Power Switch

2295 days ago by Hutch

I’ve been working on improving my table saw with a new fence. Now to t...

10 2242 days ago
View HallTree's profile

One Hour of Safety

2253 days ago by HallTree

With nothing else to do I just spent an hour—-No that’s not right...

2 2244 days ago
View Coffinmaker's profile

Anyone ever watch MANCAVE..?

2252 days ago by Coffinmaker

Now I know we have all talked about safety in our shops and I ALWAYS make sur...

4 2248 days ago
View USCJeff's profile

Interesting Article from ToolCrib/SMC

2255 days ago by USCJeff

Just saw this article in an email from Tool Crib. They were shocked (as am I...

19 2252 days ago
View tat2grl's profile

Lighting Question

2301 days ago by tat2grl

I’m using my garage as a shop. The home builders granted me 2 60 watt ...

13 2259 days ago
View clieb91's profile

More Dust.. questions

2310 days ago by clieb91

Ok, I saw Keen1’s question and all the answers and now have spent a lit...

9 2260 days ago
View ShannonRogers's profile

Trend Airshield Pro

2282 days ago by ShannonRogers

I need to get some better breathing protection in my shop. Anybody have any ...

12 2280 days ago
View Chris 's profile

Familiarity Breeds……?

2289 days ago by Chris

It occurred to me that I should post a reminder that we should not be complac...

15 2286 days ago
View Steve K's profile

TS sled when blade is at 45 degrees

2288 days ago by Steve K

I have a question about safely making 45 degree edge miters. I made a smal...

5 2288 days ago
View John's profile

Garage Heater

2324 days ago by John

This isn’t specifically a woodworking question, but thought some of you...

8 2288 days ago
View Bob #2's profile

Ever wonder why insurance is so high?

2292 days ago by Bob #2

Here’s a great example of what not to do I can’t add anything ...

28 2290 days ago
View snowdog's profile

First Aid Kit - Whats in your wallet?

2328 days ago by snowdog

<laugh> I love those commercials. After reading Buckskin’s post, I ...

21 2299 days ago
View gizmodyne's profile

Hardwiring a circuit

2302 days ago by gizmodyne

I am getting a new table saw and am thinking about hardwiring it to the circu...

6 2300 days ago
View Jamie's profile

Concrete floor not level

2301 days ago by Jamie

I hate to even complain about my shop. I am extremely grateful that I have i...

5 2300 days ago
View Mario's profile

Shop power shut off.

2333 days ago by Mario

I went to visit a friends shop and he put a panel by his door that all of his...

7 2301 days ago
View DustyDave's profile

Ventilation - Water Based Stains/Finishes

2302 days ago by DustyDave

I just learned something. Water-based stains and finishes require ventilatio...

3 2302 days ago
View johnjoiner's profile

Is it just me?

2314 days ago by johnjoiner

Take a look at the photos in this FWW blog post:

15 2306 days ago
View ben's profile

Just in case you need a reminder...

2355 days ago by ben

Don’t be dumb like me. The projectile didn’t actually ...

15 2312 days ago

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