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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 Kick Back Experience

07-27-2009 04:17 PM by JPKnapp

I am a true novice in the shop, and it almost hurt me and my wife. I want to ...

16 09-27-2009 10:01 PM
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Question of Safe storage in the ceiling

09-24-2009 03:46 PM by cbMerlin

I’m preparing to install a ceiling in my garage (shop) and have a numbe...

13 09-26-2009 06:25 AM
View okwoodshop's profile

safety glasses fog up

09-20-2009 04:52 AM by okwoodshop

my safety glasses always fog up when i am wearing a dust mask, this is really...

15 09-21-2009 03:34 PM
View 45acpbuilder's profile

An eye-opener.........

09-12-2009 10:19 AM by 45acpbuilder

I was trimming some 1/4 thick hard maple, taking 1 1/2 inches off a 2-inch wi...

23 09-18-2009 10:55 PM
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wood dust and exotic birds

09-15-2009 05:11 AM by marc_rosen

Hey All,I have a basement shop and though its fitted with a good dust collect...

2 09-16-2009 06:22 AM
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Who "paints the red line"?

09-02-2009 08:25 PM by dbhost

It seems like the first thing after setting up and aligning all the things th...

6 09-15-2009 03:58 PM
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Planer kickback

08-23-2009 06:26 PM by Betsy

I’m now a member of the kick back club, unfortunately. I’m not su...

21 09-09-2009 08:17 PM
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Ambient Air Cleaning

09-08-2009 06:21 AM by maryetta

Could some one tell me how you calculate the # of CFM is needed based on the ...

1 09-08-2009 08:04 AM
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Safety signs.

09-01-2009 10:56 PM by degoose

Just has these signs sent to me by LJer splinterman aka Ski.. very appropriate

23 09-07-2009 04:33 PM
View patron's profile

shop fire hazard ! check your extiguishers !

08-19-2009 03:12 PM by patron

we have all had the ocasional “sparks ” ,last night i was using m...

37 09-06-2009 04:27 PM
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Ok to route Plastic Laminate?

08-28-2009 07:19 PM by Eric_S

Hey guys, I’m about to build a simple router table. I want to glue ...

8 09-02-2009 06:28 AM
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08-23-2009 06:23 PM by kimnick


1 08-24-2009 01:30 PM
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Just a reminder!

08-15-2009 09:20 PM by papadan

18 GENERAL SAFETY RULES FOR TODAY’S WOODWORKER 1. Always wear approved person...

3 08-22-2009 09:51 PM
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Flourescent light flicker/ballast, bulbs, everything all new!

08-14-2009 04:13 AM by Christopher

I have four flourescent lights in my shop and a couple recently started to fl...

50 08-21-2009 04:22 AM
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Recall notice on dust collector remotes

08-19-2009 05:37 PM by MedicKen

I pulled this from another forum and wanted to pass it along here: 1. Remo...

3 08-20-2009 02:51 PM
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Grizzly Bandsaw

08-16-2009 11:47 PM by Rileysdad

I picked up a Grizzly GO530 and was wondering if there’s a good reason ...

2 08-17-2009 02:40 PM
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Is Gripper a replacement for a guard/splitter?

08-12-2009 08:54 AM by Mauritius

Hi all. I’ve been using my Grizzly G0478 TS for the past few months an...

16 08-13-2009 01:08 AM
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Toxic Woods

01-21-2009 01:18 PM by Broda

After reading Karsons “Table Clock” project and hearing about his...

6 08-09-2009 04:00 PM
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Painful Close Call

07-31-2009 04:09 PM by taidsturning

I was trimming a small piece about 8-10 inches long to width – cutting ...

9 08-07-2009 04:41 PM
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learning from the young'un

08-01-2009 01:50 PM by hootr

in all my years i’ve never had a need for the plastic safety key switch...

3 08-01-2009 04:22 PM

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