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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A simple sled for thin strips /with safety.

03-05-2008 11:56 PM by Bob #2

I ran across this today and felt that many of you pressed for time and resour...

14 03-12-2008 01:16 PM
View CaptnA's profile

1 question about the 2 questions about your workshop...

03-11-2008 02:36 PM by CaptnA

Hello all This site is great. I truly enjoy it. YOU, the members make this si...

6 03-12-2008 01:57 AM
View 8iowa's profile

Woodworkers put low priority on safety

03-02-2008 04:04 PM by 8iowa

Safety is not a high level interest among woodworkers. We have hard evidence ...

23 03-10-2008 12:46 AM
View Myron Wooley's profile

Dust Collector Accident (a little levity)

03-09-2008 02:25 AM by Myron Wooley

Here’s an anecdote from another forum relating an accident that will ha...

18 03-09-2008 04:54 PM
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Something I learned about Dust Collectors Yesterday!!

03-06-2008 12:40 AM by Dick, & Barb Cain

I have an 1HP DC, I purchased from Penn State. I don’t remember for ...

29 03-07-2008 01:32 AM
View Bob #2's profile

A good article on Table saw Safety

02-21-2008 03:05 PM by Bob #2

Courtesy of Taunton press. They have this very good article on tablesaw safet...

8 03-04-2008 06:05 AM
View Dautterguy's profile

OUCH what did I do Wrong?

03-02-2008 04:38 PM by Dautterguy

While cutting some 1x poplar yesterday, I was using a push stick on the fenc...

16 03-03-2008 06:35 AM
View RickM's profile

Just wanted to share one

03-02-2008 10:29 PM by RickM

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

3 03-03-2008 01:40 AM
View housewife's profile

Replacing a Vacuum Electrical Plug

02-27-2008 11:23 PM by housewife

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

4 02-28-2008 04:09 PM
View Hutch's profile

Power Switch

01-05-2008 12:32 AM by Hutch

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

10 02-26-2008 10:34 PM
View HallTree's profile

One Hour of Safety

02-16-2008 08:02 PM by HallTree

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

2 02-25-2008 05:46 PM
View Coffinmaker's profile

Anyone ever watch MANCAVE..?

02-17-2008 06:25 PM by Coffinmaker

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

4 02-21-2008 04:51 AM
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Interesting Article from ToolCrib/SMC

02-14-2008 06:41 PM by USCJeff

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

19 02-17-2008 12:46 AM
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Lighting Question

12-30-2007 05:02 AM by tat2grl

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

13 02-10-2008 06:31 AM
View clieb91's profile

More Dust.. questions

12-21-2007 05:12 AM by clieb91

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

9 02-09-2008 02:53 AM
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Trend Airshield Pro

01-18-2008 05:02 AM by ShannonRogers

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

12 01-19-2008 09:41 PM
View Chris 's profile

Familiarity Breeds……?

01-11-2008 12:35 AM by Chris

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

15 01-13-2008 11:51 PM
View Steve K's profile

TS sled when blade is at 45 degrees

01-12-2008 05:35 PM by Steve K

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

5 01-12-2008 06:50 PM
View John's profile

Garage Heater

12-07-2007 05:08 PM by John

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

8 01-12-2008 04:50 PM
View Bob #2's profile

Ever wonder why insurance is so high?

01-08-2008 05:05 PM by Bob #2

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

28 01-10-2008 07:39 PM

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