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 PBthecat's profile

Improvement to spiral flex hose connections.

09-30-2010 07:04 PM by PBthecat

I am making some mods in my shop dust collection and came across this idea ...

2 10-01-2010 07:22 PM
View jandjcarpentry's profile

Dust collector

10-01-2010 12:39 AM by jandjcarpentry

Does anyone know a decent dust collector for a garage or basement shop?

8 10-01-2010 04:00 AM
View JMB's profile

My Dust Collector MELTED!

09-23-2010 09:05 AM by JMB

Hey, Guys. I just bought a used Delta 50 – 850 roll around dust coll...

17 09-29-2010 06:53 AM
View woodtoyZ's profile

Where do I find comfort masks like 3M8500 ?

09-21-2010 10:21 PM by woodtoyZ

Hi-I use to by 3M 8500 comfort masks in packs of 50 for under $10 several yea...

3 09-22-2010 06:14 PM
View Walt's profile

Routing a rabbit in MDF

09-20-2010 03:47 PM by Walt

I am in the process of making a sanding vacume box. The plans call for a box...

11 09-21-2010 03:52 PM
View Claymation's profile

Dust Collection Installation and Safety

09-12-2010 02:44 AM by Claymation

I need a crash course in the installation of a whole shop dust collection sys...

12 09-20-2010 03:41 PM
View SCOTSMAN's profile

Alistair here got my cast removed yesterday thank the good lord

08-27-2010 05:56 PM by SCOTSMAN

Well I got my cast removed yesterday. I have been having very sharp pains in ...

40 09-14-2010 09:18 PM
View John Williams's profile

What to do with used alcohol, mineral spirits?

09-13-2010 03:53 AM by John Williams

I’ve started using shellac and due to brush cleaning my supply of ̶...

11 09-14-2010 03:09 PM
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09-04-2010 02:36 AM by Imacman

Hello All… wasn’t really sure where to post this, so I’ll t...

27 09-14-2010 08:01 AM
View GPM's profile

Almost burned the place down...

09-13-2010 02:02 AM by GPM

I was trimming some drawer edges on the table saw and hit a screw. This usua...

11 09-14-2010 02:02 AM
View newbiewoodworker's profile

Ever have one of those days...?

09-08-2010 01:57 AM by newbiewoodworker

From the get-go my hour in the shop was bad.. first I managed to slice my han...

20 09-13-2010 02:24 AM
View sandhill's profile

First time using a wood lathe

08-30-2010 09:45 PM by sandhill

I traded an item I had listed on “Craigs List” (An Awning) for a ...

11 09-04-2010 05:12 PM
View siouxdawgs0409's profile

Basement shop to be

08-29-2010 07:47 PM by siouxdawgs0409

I have an unfinished basement and would like to wire a room in it so that I c...

2 08-29-2010 10:53 PM
View charlie_c's profile

Plug cabinet saw into a dryer outlet

08-21-2010 04:35 PM by charlie_c

I apologize if this is question has already been answered elsewhere in the fo...

1 08-27-2010 03:35 PM
View mnorusis's profile

Reinforcing good safety habits

08-25-2010 03:07 PM by mnorusis

So I’ve been thinking a bit about how I can be safer in the shop. Sinc...

10 08-27-2010 05:21 AM
View mnorusis's profile

Fire Extinguisher

08-16-2010 03:41 PM by mnorusis

I’m embarrassed to say that I do not yet have a fire extinguisher, but ...

13 08-24-2010 10:35 PM
View willy3486's profile

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
View Steven H's profile

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
View MrRon's profile

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
View interpim's profile

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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