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 jcwalleye's profile

Safe to use featherboard after saw blade for non-thru cuts?

12-27-2009 04:12 AM by jcwalleye

I am fairly new to woodworking and am trying to be somewhat anal about safety...

6 12-28-2009 06:39 AM
View Alexander's profile

I should have saw this coming

12-28-2009 03:52 AM by Alexander

I’m glad that I did not get hurt with this dumb trick, but I could have...

1 12-28-2009 04:36 AM
View Dick, & Barb Cain's profile

Something to review after Jockmike2's accident

12-22-2009 07:53 PM by Dick, & Barb Cain

Here's a very informative site on saw safety accessories. It never hurts t...

6 12-25-2009 12:12 AM
View Gene Howe's profile

Be careful out there.........

11-14-2009 11:26 PM by Gene Howe


15 12-21-2009 04:27 AM
View lilredweldingrod's profile

Are you thinking about quiting smoking?

11-30-2009 01:18 AM by lilredweldingrod

I don’t know if I’m in the right place to bring this up, BUT̷...

36 12-19-2009 03:36 AM
View Kent Shepherd's profile

Router Bit Mishap

11-16-2009 11:48 PM by Kent Shepherd

One of our customers was making a box like The Wood Whisperer showed on video...

37 12-15-2009 04:39 AM
View russv's profile

fire starters

12-12-2009 06:08 AM by russv

Seems like this time of year, it is more likely to hear about fires in the wo...

22 12-14-2009 03:31 AM
View dennis mitchell's profile

Cement Floor Solution?

11-02-2009 11:39 PM by dennis mitchell

I’ve got this hard cement floor that just kills my back. I do use lots ...

34 12-13-2009 11:00 AM
View Bret's profile

You just can't get any safer than this

12-10-2009 03:31 PM by Bret

This would be hysterically funny if it weren’t for the fact that I̵...

16 12-12-2009 03:45 PM
View Lightsofthestream's profile

Best way to heat you outside woodworking shed

12-10-2009 11:14 PM by Lightsofthestream

I have a 10ft x 14ft. outside woodworking shed with no heat. When winter is ...

23 12-11-2009 08:48 PM
View Ads's profile

East Indian Rosewood / Mineral Spirits

12-08-2009 04:33 AM by Ads

I was working with some e. indian rosewood this afternoon and used odorless m...

4 12-11-2009 06:53 AM
View Alexander's profile

electric brake no braking

12-09-2009 08:24 AM by Alexander

I have a 10” Ryobi chop saw that had an electric brake. Now it does not...

5 12-10-2009 12:18 AM
View John's profile

Umm, I'm feeling uncomfortable right now.

12-09-2009 02:48 PM by John

This was a link from another forum. Beautiful wood but wow at the working...

17 12-09-2009 07:30 PM
View RockyTopScott's profile

A question about shop heat

12-07-2009 01:46 AM by RockyTopScott

Here in SE Tennessee it gets reasonably cold in the winter. I think it was m...

24 12-08-2009 02:10 AM
View Wingstress's profile

Can you use a Miter Saw to cut aluminum?

11-03-2009 01:17 AM by Wingstress

Is there any difference between a typical compound miter saw and a chop saw? ...

14 12-07-2009 08:51 PM
View Woodfix's profile

Some thoughts on Safety

11-30-2009 07:21 AM by Woodfix

At this point in my woodworking journey I don’t feel that there is all that m...

3 12-01-2009 01:17 AM
View KevinVan's profile

It happened to me

11-18-2009 09:27 PM by KevinVan

Well until last Sunday I was able to say that in the 20 + years of woodworkin...

29 11-30-2009 06:15 AM
View papadan's profile

What Scares You In The Shop?

11-10-2009 03:06 AM by papadan

I try and always be as careful as possible. I have had pieces of wood thrown ...

78 11-30-2009 04:29 AM
View hairy's profile

Where there's smoke theres...

11-29-2009 12:37 AM by hairy

fortunately nothing. But I spent a few hours worrying about it. I had a piece...

1 11-29-2009 01:18 AM
View mmax's profile

Man Killed by Flying Piece of Wood

11-10-2009 07:12 PM by mmax

Nov 10, 2009 9:10 am US/Central Man Killed By Flying Piece Of Wood COOK, Minn...

10 11-26-2009 08:00 PM

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