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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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Question for parents

12-02-2008 04:03 AM by Charles Wilson

I read a post on another woodworking forum that really disturbed me. The p...

44 01-20-2009 09:29 PM
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Bathroom Fan to remove dust ?

01-18-2009 10:29 PM by Zuki

I was thinking . . . how would a bathroom fan work to remove sawdust in the s...

11 01-20-2009 06:18 AM
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How to heat my workshop?

01-07-2009 03:42 PM by 1978

I have a 10’x12’ shed I use as a workshop (see the pics on my pos...

12 01-15-2009 03:22 AM
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Exposure to Lead Dust

01-12-2009 08:50 PM by mtnbikecrash

Are there any lumberjocks who have experience with lead based paints/finishes...

12 01-13-2009 02:58 PM
View JMB's profile

Table saw blade pulling materials away from fence, thoughts?

01-09-2009 12:44 AM by JMB

I am refurbishing an old cast iron table saw I bought a few months ago. I bel...

18 01-11-2009 01:39 AM
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12-18-2008 12:55 AM by DannyBoy

I’m working it through my brain on how to best set up some kind of dust...

7 01-07-2009 03:03 PM
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Keeping Glasses Clean

09-28-2008 03:41 AM by Christopher

Anyone have any tips for keeping ones glasses clean in the shop? Mine are alw...

17 12-16-2008 03:28 AM
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Alternatives for planing stock if you dont have a planer

09-28-2008 04:44 AM by WWilder

I was looking for any assistance on how to possibly thin down some stock (not...

7 12-16-2008 03:22 AM
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Dust Mask Feedback

12-13-2008 04:53 PM by Ezra

Goodmorning Jocks: I was hoping to get a little feedback on good dust masks ...

14 12-16-2008 02:38 AM
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I threw it away!

10-10-2008 07:00 PM by 8iowa

Along with some other tools purchased recently, included was a Delta 10 inch ...

11 12-13-2008 06:16 PM
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Table saw maker not to blame for man slicing his fingers

09-26-2008 09:14 PM by Betsy

Got this at work (work in a law office) This is a jury verdict out of New ...

34 12-11-2008 07:51 PM
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This wood takes my breath away

10-20-2008 03:40 AM by marter1229

I bought some Makore wood from woodcraft.Took it to work and ran it on our sh...

9 12-05-2008 03:30 PM
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The Tale of the 1/4" MDF and the Xacta Table Saw Fence

10-31-2008 02:41 AM by BeauxTx1

I am making a painted water closet cabinet for my wife and just finished maki...

2 10-31-2008 02:56 AM
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ZEM Hearing Protection

11-26-2007 03:11 AM by Mike Lingenfelter

I first heard about these over at Matt's Basement Workshop. I really donR...

4 10-30-2008 03:39 PM
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CPSC Recall: Honda Walk-Behind Lawn Mowers

12-20-2007 01:56 AM by RHH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 19, 2007Release #08-140 Firm’s Recall ...

1 10-30-2008 02:08 PM
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CPSC Recall: Carrier Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps

11-08-2007 04:09 AM by RHH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 7, 2007Release #08-073 Firm’s Recall H...

1 10-30-2008 02:06 PM
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CPSC Recall: Honda Lawn Mowers (HRX217KHXA and HRX217KHMA)

11-09-2007 03:59 AM by RHH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 8, 2007Release #08-077 Firm’s Recall H...

1 10-30-2008 02:05 PM
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CPSC Recall: Connecticut Electric Recalls Counterfeit Square D Circuit Breakers Due

10-31-2007 04:35 AM by RHH

NEWS from CPSCU.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionOffice of Information an...

1 10-24-2008 02:21 PM
View Sean's profile

How to level my tablesaw

09-29-2008 12:32 AM by Sean

I feel like this may be a silly question, but my shop has a very pitted and u...

4 10-16-2008 09:00 PM
View Bob #2's profile

ladder safety-when is it time to say good bye?

10-13-2008 12:10 AM by Bob #2

I have about 10 miles of climbing up and down my old 8 foot lladder.I could s...

17 10-16-2008 02:06 AM

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