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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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
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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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Is this a safe practice for dados?

10-16-2008 06:44 PM by Bob #2

I was watching a video today and the craftsman was cutting a dado using the t...

35 01-23-2009 06:18 PM
View jawoodworking's profile

Dealing with the Aftermath of an Injury

09-25-2008 11:12 PM by jawoodworking

Hey guys, I have a question for everyone out there. Over on my blog I have a...

11 01-22-2009 04:30 AM
View interpim's profile

When do safety mechanisms make working unsafe?

01-21-2009 01:13 AM by interpim

I purchased a table saw a couple days ago, its a 4 year old Craftsman which I...

12 01-22-2009 12:44 AM
View Charles Wilson's profile

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
View Zuki's profile

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
View 1978's profile

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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