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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Walls in shop

08-23-2010 12:40 AM by willy3486

Its not really a safety issue other than its dark in the shop. In my shop I h...

12 08-24-2010 04:58 AM
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Eye Protection

08-21-2010 07:25 AM by Steven H

I am taking woodworking class at local community college. We are required to ...

12 08-22-2010 03:35 PM
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Why safety is not followed in the workshop

07-19-2010 12:45 AM by MrRon

We all know that we should be wearing eye and ear protection and respirators....

33 08-15-2010 07:04 PM
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Entire Wall/Ceiling a Light

01-01-2010 03:49 AM by interpim

I posted this in the safety forum, because well… working in a well lit ...

1 08-15-2010 07:06 AM
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Incident with Jet Drum Sander - Gore Warning

05-13-2010 08:04 AM by rod1949

G’day All, I’ve just joined. This link http://www.woodworkfo...

8 08-11-2010 11:07 PM
View Jack Barnhill's profile

Rigid R4511 Table Saw Recall

12-22-2009 09:37 PM by Jack Barnhill

While trying to help out another LJ, I came across a recall notice for the Ri...

1 08-09-2010 12:13 PM
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Rockler's CordPro

07-05-2010 07:23 PM by hotstick

This looks, at first glance, to be a great idea. However, in my experience, ...

6 08-07-2010 08:10 AM
View SCOTSMAN's profile

Many many thanks lumber jocks for your kindness!

07-15-2010 06:48 PM by SCOTSMAN

Well Alistair is home at last the 3 hour surgery to refix the shattered bones...

56 08-06-2010 08:41 AM
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Is An Exhaust Fan a Requirement in a Portable HVLP Booth with Water Finishes?

12-10-2009 01:49 AM by gerrym526

Will be starting into spraying with an HVLP unit I recently purchased. In rev...

1 08-03-2010 10:56 PM
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Well I am here in the background Alistair

07-23-2010 10:33 PM by SCOTSMAN

excuse my typing before i start well it’s better than good to be kind o...

62 07-30-2010 08:01 PM
View swirt's profile

Shop lighting upgrades to LED?

07-13-2010 05:24 AM by swirt

Has anyone upgraded their shop lighting to LED yet? After a close call with ...

22 07-23-2010 08:01 PM
View SCOTSMAN's profile

prayers for Alistair please

07-09-2010 11:31 PM by SCOTSMAN

Hello Alistairs wife Bronwen here! Alistair had a bad accident today when a ...

157 07-22-2010 09:50 PM
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Building a Brand New WorkShop - want design ideas

06-05-2010 12:59 AM by toolman946

Greetings fellow shop dwellers. I’ve sold my insulated, heated, electri...

10 07-22-2010 01:27 PM
View Greedo's profile

how do you move around large things on your own?

07-21-2010 08:50 PM by Greedo

2 days ago i assembled 2 mdf cabinet carcasses for my shop and let them rest ...

3 07-22-2010 06:15 AM
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Ripping Quirk bead on the table saw safely

07-12-2010 03:12 PM by AnthonyC

In prep for my upcoming kitchen cabinet build (what did I get myself into?), ...

2 07-19-2010 05:52 PM
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Explosion hazards of solvent-based finishes

06-03-2010 10:37 PM by live4ever

The first finishing I ever did was spray. I learned to spray before I learne...

7 07-18-2010 09:40 AM
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Disc sander problem

07-15-2010 12:45 AM by Sawdust2

Following right on the tail of and trying to prevent an accident. I have a...

2 07-15-2010 01:23 AM
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Drum Sander accident

04-26-2010 04:12 PM by CanKuhn

Pictures are a bit disturbing:

33 07-14-2010 07:00 PM
View fineamerican's profile

Try not to pinch the spinning saw blade

07-07-2010 05:00 PM by fineamerican

I found those pics on a old flash drive and thought Id share ...

9 07-10-2010 07:21 AM
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1.5 million dollars award in table saw injury

07-04-2010 05:48 PM by woodman71

Hello everyone I was reading my new wood magazine I get in the mail. One of t...

5 07-07-2010 12:52 AM

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