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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Keep Me From Burning Down My Shop - HaHa

03-30-2009 10:21 PM by Matt

Ok, here is what I have going on. I am putting electrical outlets back into...

35 04-15-2009 04:04 AM
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Another Electrical Question

04-13-2009 05:28 PM by Matt

I’ve got my new subpanel installed (see my blog). I’ve got the ...

16 04-14-2009 01:59 AM
View ChuckV's profile

Jointer Guard

04-09-2009 09:12 PM by ChuckV

I resawed some 5/4 rough cherry to get 1/2” material. After the resaw,...

9 04-10-2009 06:50 PM
View Gary Fixler's profile

Who says miter saws have no kickback?

04-06-2009 09:16 PM by Gary Fixler

Title is a riff on padre's post on band saws. Maybe no one says miter saws ha...

4 04-07-2009 12:56 AM
View parkerdude's profile

Looking for a SAFE way to rip thin strips on a Radial Arm Saw

03-29-2009 07:13 AM by parkerdude

The title kind of sums it up. I’ve got an old Craftsman RA saw thatR...

10 03-31-2009 04:57 PM
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03-19-2009 04:00 AM by LocalMac

I recently dug up some old plywood that was left in a corner of my friends ba...

7 03-25-2009 02:25 AM
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Contact cement fumes

03-21-2009 03:08 AM by BradNail

I’ve always been careful about ventilation when using contact cement. ...

7 03-24-2009 03:48 PM
View Tony's profile

Even a disc sander can bite

03-19-2009 07:32 PM by Tony

As my first LJ post, I offer my own workshop faux pas. Night before last, I b...

16 03-20-2009 03:09 PM
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Tablesaw=1, Woodworker=0

03-04-2009 05:00 AM by Jim Crockett (USN Retired)

Yesterday, I was making a zero-clearance throat plate for my tablesaw. Since ...

28 03-19-2009 01:50 PM
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Understand your Tools (Humor)

03-03-2009 06:31 AM by mrdull


9 03-19-2009 05:18 AM
View 8iowa's profile

Norm on PBS

02-15-2009 07:07 PM by 8iowa

I watched Norm briefly on Saturday as he was making a doughbox out of reclaim...

10 03-12-2009 04:29 PM
View Thomas Keefe's profile

Zero clearance throat plate problem

02-23-2009 09:36 AM by Thomas Keefe

I made a new zero clearance throat plate for my Craftsman bench top table saw...

7 03-09-2009 05:26 PM
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Router table

02-26-2009 08:16 PM by jm540

Scares me silly.Me and my nieghbor are both building rail and stile doors. He...

15 03-09-2009 01:42 AM
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not a good idea

02-25-2009 03:47 AM by jm540

compound miter router

34 03-08-2009 08:39 AM
View RichClark's profile

Darwin was right

03-06-2009 06:11 AM by RichClark

Sheesh.. so many bad decisions, making so many go get aide. I read the first...

1 03-06-2009 06:22 AM
View kolwdwrkr's profile

Oh lordy lord

02-25-2009 05:58 AM by kolwdwrkr

Well it was bound to happen and one night it did…...........I was going...

12 03-05-2009 08:14 PM
View Glenn's profile

first tablesaw cut

02-17-2009 04:54 AM by Glenn

I made my first cut on a tablesaw today. After reading the manual from cover ...

34 03-04-2009 04:30 AM
View David Freed's profile

Video on how not to do things

02-02-2009 12:02 AM by David Freed

I wonder if this guy is still alive.

21 03-01-2009 03:46 AM
View enginerd's profile

Woodshop safety

02-19-2009 11:07 PM by enginerd

After a minor brush with a table saw and 2 fingers I came across this list an...

6 02-24-2009 07:28 PM
View marcb's profile

Jointer resource?

01-19-2009 07:21 PM by marcb

I am just about ready to fire up my Jointer for the first time. I have nev...

17 02-17-2009 07:38 AM

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