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 sawblade1's profile

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
View HighRockWoodworking's profile

Be Safe, Learn Something, and Have Fun!

05-13-2010 07:38 PM by HighRockWoodworking

Back when I was in the Army I flew a lot with an old instructor pilot that be...

4 05-16-2010 04:25 PM
View PCM's profile

Fire extinguishers in the shop

05-13-2010 05:41 AM by PCM

Does anyone have any expertise on what type and size fire extinguisher would ...

11 05-14-2010 05:31 AM
View FaTToaD's profile

Rigid TS3650 & Leecraft ZCI

05-13-2010 04:47 PM by FaTToaD

I just purchased a Leecraft ZCI for my new(used, but new to me) TS3650. I n...

2 05-13-2010 10:57 PM
View GlenGuarino's profile

Table saw suit nets $1.5 million verdict

04-26-2010 05:34 AM by GlenGuarino

I just read this article in my Woodshop News newsletter about a jury awarding...

26 05-13-2010 09:26 PM
View Lisa Chan's profile

I survived my first Wood Turning Explosion!

10-21-2009 11:13 PM by Lisa Chan

I’m really glad to have that out of the way… My tool caught an...

28 05-12-2010 05:43 PM
View rance's profile

Removing my splitter from DW745

05-11-2010 06:44 AM by rance

I need to remove my splitter from my Dewalt Bench table saw. I’ve loose...

4 05-12-2010 04:41 AM
View Ezra's profile

Help! Dado Cut Drift on Table Saw

05-10-2010 04:20 PM by Ezra

Goodmorning Jocks: Over the weekend I was working on a basic cabinet for my ...

7 05-10-2010 07:46 PM
View Scott's profile

TREX on a Sawstop?

05-09-2010 06:34 PM by Scott

Does anyone know for sure if it is okay to cut TREX decking on a Sawstop? I ...

7 05-10-2010 12:56 AM
View Koaking's profile

Unifence Old vs New???

04-14-2010 03:25 AM by Koaking

I bought a second hand Unisaw several years ago, and I’ve wanted to repla...

4 05-09-2010 01:23 PM
View Hammy76's profile

Trying to wire a 220v outlet for new shop fox table saw?

04-18-2010 08:49 PM by Hammy76

My breaker box is on the adjacent wall to the new outlet location and I want ...

9 05-08-2010 10:18 PM
View LarryDNJR's profile

Workshop height

12-07-2009 07:05 PM by LarryDNJR

Hello all this is my first post here in the forums. I had a question of some...

39 05-08-2010 05:50 AM
View Eric_S's profile

Portable Dust Collection Enclosure for noise

11-05-2009 07:54 PM by Eric_S

I purchased the Delta 50-720CT a couple weeks ago. So far it has been workin...

10 05-07-2010 06:06 PM
View Roper's profile

do you wear jewelery while woodworking?

06-30-2008 07:23 PM by Roper

my wife and i had a little talk about the fact that i don’t wear my wed...

98 05-06-2010 08:52 PM
View ,'s profile

i shot a 16g nail into my hand

04-09-2010 05:08 PM by ,

So I have done it. Several times I have come close but this time the nail su...

30 05-06-2010 04:26 AM
View Juansnapon's profile

Table Saw Fence

04-29-2010 05:47 AM by Juansnapon

OK I just got a Ridgid Cast iron table saw missing a lot of parts but only pa...

2 04-29-2010 05:58 AM
View Mike Gager's profile

on a table saw, what exactly is the guard for?

12-03-2009 03:04 PM by Mike Gager

ok seriously with all the table saw mishaps, missing fingers and such, are al...

65 04-22-2010 07:49 PM
View WhiskeyWaters's profile

Training for Tool Safety with Students

04-16-2010 06:29 AM by WhiskeyWaters

Hey Lumberjocks - I’m an afterschool educator in SE Texas adn I̵...

6 04-22-2010 03:23 AM

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