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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Calling All Electricians

08-17-2008 06:01 AM by Brad

I just recently moved into a new rented house. The garage outlets are laid ou...

17 08-29-2008 02:14 PM
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Shaper vs Router table

02-16-2008 06:49 PM by Nicky

I’ve been using a router table for many years but have always hated the...

12 08-25-2008 02:54 PM
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ouch.. kickback.

07-28-2008 08:41 AM by Ads

Hi, I haven’t done many projects where I’ve needed to rip lumb...

12 08-20-2008 08:20 PM
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It's was bound to happen

04-03-2008 12:44 AM by Joey

While i was planing some cherry that i got from a local wood mill last year, ...

17 08-17-2008 05:18 AM
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Safety Glasses are not enough!

08-07-2008 04:12 AM by trifern

This is a reminder that safety glasses are not enough protection while workin...

15 08-10-2008 11:28 AM
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Doctor Removes 2.5 Inch Nail From Man's Head With Claw Hammer

06-11-2008 06:33 PM by Toolz

Ouch! Nailgun hose got tangled and fired on its own.

6 08-08-2008 12:39 AM
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Saw guard systems - show and tell

07-03-2008 01:33 PM by hcbph

How many of you have a tablesaw that looks like this, an exposed blade and no...

4 08-02-2008 08:29 PM
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non-toxic and non-allergenic woods, anyone?

07-28-2008 09:49 AM by ilovewoodworking

Hello all. I’ve been using several different exotic woods for small sculpt...

7 07-29-2008 09:20 PM
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Worst than Jewelry in the shop, Cell Phones, while working!

07-14-2008 10:26 AM by Taigert

The dumbest thing I ever seen was a guy answering his phone while running sto...

11 07-16-2008 06:27 AM
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And important message about "safetry"

07-11-2008 07:47 PM by Bob #2


2 07-11-2008 11:10 PM
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06-29-2008 11:37 AM by Tony

Hi gals n guys, there is a lot of talk recently about safety in the work shop...

13 07-08-2008 09:45 PM
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Never assume it is square.

06-29-2008 08:02 PM by Sac

I am sure many of you have experienced this crazy phenomenon. The saw gets ou...

9 07-06-2008 09:35 PM
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Putting together a first aid kit

06-26-2008 08:08 PM by Hrolfr

Ok guys I am putting together a real first aid kit for my little shop in lig...

15 07-06-2008 01:26 PM
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One week report

07-03-2008 05:37 PM by Don Newton

Well…’s been about a week since I joined this group, and I be...

2 07-03-2008 06:27 PM
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Storing Chemicals

05-05-2008 08:27 PM by damnHippie

Can anybody recommend a good way to store chemicals in the shop? I have a fe...

4 06-14-2008 03:49 AM
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Help me make my table saw safe.

06-05-2008 05:33 AM by mattm

Greetings, and I apologize if this has been covered before. Anyway, I am bot...

13 06-09-2008 03:54 PM
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Oops --- never thought I'd be in this category

06-07-2008 05:10 AM by Betsy

I pride myself on being very safety conscious – not only in the shop &#...

5 06-07-2008 06:26 PM
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HELP PLEASE Sound Proofing Dust Collector & Compressor Noise

09-29-2007 12:53 AM by Calgirl

Can anyone give advise on how to sound proof a little room containing the dus...

10 06-04-2008 05:28 PM
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04-11-2008 04:12 PM by MAYTAG

Hello All, I just acquired a new table saw and planer. I intend on using t...

4 06-03-2008 02:46 AM
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Dewalt Tablesaw Recall

06-01-2008 06:30 PM by FrankA

Dewalt is recalling some of there model DW744 job site table saws. I thought ...

3 06-02-2008 10:17 PM

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