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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Cutting off your own, well you can just read it.....

09-19-2009 08:14 PM by jjraybur

As miserable as this would be, I am really curious as to what tool he was usi...

27 11-08-2009 06:45 AM
View doyoulikegumwood's profile

shop floor

11-07-2009 09:29 PM by doyoulikegumwood

ok so i wasn’t sure where to put this but i recently was offered some c...

7 11-08-2009 06:30 AM
View frankson's profile

Heaters for a small shop

09-06-2009 06:22 AM by frankson

I turned my one car garage into a woodshop. I thought last year that it only ...

5 11-08-2009 06:26 AM
View frostwood's profile

Why ground a Plastic dust collector ?

11-05-2009 11:15 PM by frostwood

I am alittle mistified as to why Dewalt includes a ground wire to ground the ...

8 11-06-2009 08:05 PM
View 1978's profile

Has anyone used these?

08-19-2009 10:53 PM by 1978

I have been reading reviews for the Ryobi Battery Operated Noise Suppression ...

3 11-05-2009 07:35 PM
View cornhusker's profile

Safest way to make 1/4" square strips

11-03-2009 09:05 PM by cornhusker

I’m trying to figure out exactly how to SAFELY cut out a bunch of 1/4&#...

9 11-04-2009 03:21 PM
View Jeff Schnell's profile

tablesaw safety

10-31-2009 06:59 PM by Jeff Schnell

Boy I glad I listen to a lot of people and stay away from behind the table sa...

7 11-02-2009 10:25 PM
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10-06-2009 01:59 PM by Moron

I thought I would share this so that no one might have it happen to them. ...

23 11-02-2009 08:24 PM
View danielmatt's profile

RAS kickback on crosscut?

11-01-2009 04:54 PM by danielmatt

Hey all, was hoping someone might be able to help me with my RAS. It is an o...

4 11-02-2009 11:08 AM
View Northerner's profile

Remote Switches Recalled by Woodstock International Due to Fire Hazard

10-10-2009 05:44 PM by Northerner

check out full story here FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 18, 2009Release # 09...

1 11-02-2009 06:35 AM
View Billp's profile

Just bought a hvlp spray system have some questions

10-29-2009 05:06 PM by Billp

Can anyone give me some advice how to best setup a spray booth in the basemen...

4 10-30-2009 04:21 PM
View dbhost's profile

What do you do with your collected dust?

09-17-2009 10:09 PM by dbhost

Now I know this might sound like a pretty silly question, but what do you do ...

24 10-25-2009 05:31 AM
View NY_Rocking_Chairs's profile

Wireless noise cancelling headphones?

10-21-2009 12:33 PM by NY_Rocking_Chairs

I like listening to music in the shop, the stereo cannot overcome the power e...

3 10-22-2009 01:59 AM
View Lloyd Davies's profile

Kickback problem - table saw technique help

10-10-2009 10:32 PM by Lloyd Davies

Hello,I am making an end grain cutting board and would like some advice on th...

15 10-19-2009 03:41 AM
View dalec's profile

Fire Extinguisher - Smoke Detector Questions

10-17-2009 04:57 PM by dalec

I have just checked my kitchen and garage/shop extinguishers (not rechargeabl...

8 10-17-2009 10:04 PM
View Bob #2's profile

Ultra-fine Particles, Particularly Harmful To Health, Can Now Be Traced

10-08-2009 02:05 PM by Bob #2

I have often wondered if just getting the visual dust out of my shop was suff...

15 10-09-2009 12:10 AM
View sikrap's profile

Lighting Ideas

09-22-2009 01:53 AM by sikrap

Well, the new garage (shop) is just about finished (finally!!). I’m hav...

12 10-08-2009 11:21 PM
View JimmyC's profile

Be careful of recharging your batteries

02-24-2009 05:21 AM by JimmyC

Hey All, I went out in my shop today and went to take my 14.4V DeWalt batt...

23 10-06-2009 08:20 PM
View kidi's profile

What age 2 begin working with powertools?

10-04-2009 05:34 PM by kidi

I am starting a project with a student of mine and we are building a drum. H...

9 10-06-2009 05:42 AM
View woodsmithshop's profile

Table Saw recall RS4511 10" table saw

09-29-2009 01:49 AM by woodsmithshop

I just found an article in Woodshop news a recall on the Ridgid model R4511 1...

1 10-03-2009 05:43 AM

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