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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View Jim Crockett (USN Retired)'s profile

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
View jm540's profile

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
View Vince's profile

Ok...who is the CA expert?

02-13-2009 11:56 PM by Vince

I normally use thick CA and never had a problem. Now I have been using thin C...

7 02-14-2009 03:07 PM
View MedicKen's profile

My first experience with kickback

01-22-2009 06:01 PM by MedicKen

I was at the table saw yesterday doing what we all do everyday, cross cutting...

16 02-13-2009 12:38 AM
View daved's profile

Router safety

09-06-2008 05:49 AM by daved

Last year I had the most serious accident I have ever had in 30 years of wood...

11 02-12-2009 07:51 PM
View Snoop's profile

Dust collection needs for the small shop

01-24-2009 12:52 AM by Snoop

Hello everyone, I am new to lumberjocks. I have been sitting on the sideline...

22 02-11-2009 11:06 PM
View Emily Whitman's profile

dangerous wood dust

01-30-2009 07:41 PM by Emily Whitman

Found some articles about effects that some wood dusts can have. They range ...

11 02-05-2009 07:48 AM
View John Gray's profile

OCPD - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

01-04-2009 08:32 AM by John Gray

I was just diagnosed and have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. My Vascu...

25 01-31-2009 10:14 PM
View doyoulikegumwood's profile

insulating a pole barn what do i do?

01-24-2009 11:58 PM by doyoulikegumwood

ok couldnt figure out where to post this so this sounds good my new shop is h...

9 01-26-2009 07:16 PM
View johngoes's profile

Eye Safety & New Table Saw (lesson learned)

01-24-2009 09:16 AM by johngoes

A few years ago I bought a Delta Shopmaster 200 tablesaw from one of the loca...

7 01-25-2009 07:22 AM

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