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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 Tim & Candy Hicks's profile

Yep another one about dust collecting

04-09-2008 05:35 AM by Tim & Candy Hicks

Okay, most of our dust is from the disk grinder and running our hand sanders ...

10 04-22-2008 12:26 AM
View ErsatzTom's profile

Keeping your shop clean & organized

01-06-2008 06:57 AM by ErsatzTom

For those of you who do it successfully, do you have any particular methodolo...

46 04-08-2008 05:03 AM
View USCJeff's profile

What do you mean there are wires behind walls?

02-05-2008 07:08 PM by USCJeff

As the topic title eludes, oops. I was hanging my newly constructed lumber ...

32 04-06-2008 05:40 AM
View MarkN's profile

Respect & Fear

03-28-2008 04:56 PM by MarkN

After reading the post on the person who had the unfortunate acident on his j...

15 03-31-2008 02:46 AM
View Mark Geserick's profile

Table saw receptacle location...

02-07-2008 04:04 AM by Mark Geserick

I’m currently improving my shop from a two car detached garage that is ...

19 03-30-2008 07:28 AM
View RHH's profile

CPSC Recall: Performax and Wilton 10" Sliding Miter Saws

11-28-2007 06:43 AM by RHH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 27, 2007Release #08-100 Firm’s Recall ...

2 03-26-2008 08:40 PM
View tenontim's profile

50 Cent Fix

03-25-2008 10:39 PM by tenontim

I have seen several post from people asking about saw blades binding and spli...

10 03-26-2008 01:25 PM
View juniorjock's profile

More Dangers In The Shop

03-11-2008 12:35 PM by juniorjock

The other day I noticed that some spiders are showing up here and there in my...

20 03-12-2008 11:34 PM
View Bob #2's profile

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
View Dick, & Barb Cain's profile

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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