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 GlenGuarino's profile

Table saw suit nets $1.5 million verdict

04-26-2010 05:34 AM by GlenGuarino

I just read this article in my Woodshop News newsletter about a jury awarding...

26 05-13-2010 09:26 PM
View Lisa Chan's profile

I survived my first Wood Turning Explosion!

10-21-2009 11:13 PM by Lisa Chan

I’m really glad to have that out of the way… My tool caught an...

28 05-12-2010 05:43 PM
View rance's profile

Removing my splitter from DW745

05-11-2010 06:44 AM by rance

I need to remove my splitter from my Dewalt Bench table saw. I’ve loose...

4 05-12-2010 04:41 AM
View Ezra's profile

Help! Dado Cut Drift on Table Saw

05-10-2010 04:20 PM by Ezra

Goodmorning Jocks: Over the weekend I was working on a basic cabinet for my ...

7 05-10-2010 07:46 PM
View Scott's profile

TREX on a Sawstop?

05-09-2010 06:34 PM by Scott

Does anyone know for sure if it is okay to cut TREX decking on a Sawstop? I ...

7 05-10-2010 12:56 AM
View Koaking's profile

Unifence Old vs New???

04-14-2010 03:25 AM by Koaking

I bought a second hand Unisaw several years ago, and I’ve wanted to repla...

4 05-09-2010 01:23 PM
View Hammy76's profile

Trying to wire a 220v outlet for new shop fox table saw?

04-18-2010 08:49 PM by Hammy76

My breaker box is on the adjacent wall to the new outlet location and I want ...

9 05-08-2010 10:18 PM
View LarryDNJR's profile

Workshop height

12-07-2009 07:05 PM by LarryDNJR

Hello all this is my first post here in the forums. I had a question of some...

39 05-08-2010 05:50 AM
View Eric_S's profile

Portable Dust Collection Enclosure for noise

11-05-2009 07:54 PM by Eric_S

I purchased the Delta 50-720CT a couple weeks ago. So far it has been workin...

10 05-07-2010 06:06 PM
View Roper's profile

do you wear jewelery while woodworking?

06-30-2008 07:23 PM by Roper

my wife and i had a little talk about the fact that i don’t wear my wed...

98 05-06-2010 08:52 PM
View ,'s profile

i shot a 16g nail into my hand

04-09-2010 05:08 PM by ,

So I have done it. Several times I have come close but this time the nail su...

30 05-06-2010 04:26 AM
View Juansnapon's profile

Table Saw Fence

04-29-2010 05:47 AM by Juansnapon

OK I just got a Ridgid Cast iron table saw missing a lot of parts but only pa...

2 04-29-2010 05:58 AM
View Mike Gager's profile

on a table saw, what exactly is the guard for?

12-03-2009 03:04 PM by Mike Gager

ok seriously with all the table saw mishaps, missing fingers and such, are al...

65 04-22-2010 07:49 PM
View WhiskeyWaters's profile

Training for Tool Safety with Students

04-16-2010 06:29 AM by WhiskeyWaters

Hey Lumberjocks - I’m an afterschool educator in SE Texas adn I̵...

6 04-22-2010 03:23 AM
View Wiley's profile

beveling safely on a table saw

04-15-2010 11:54 PM by Wiley

My table saw is a very dinky little benchtop Craftsman, and as a new woodwork...

5 04-20-2010 09:44 PM
View Konomigon's profile

Coiled Bandsaw Danger! Always follow the instructions!

04-10-2010 02:10 AM by Konomigon

I’m a new bandsaw owner and I just uncoiled my first blade. The pack...

6 04-15-2010 05:31 PM
View WWilder's profile

Is it possible to add a dado blade to a Ryobi 10" table saw?

09-28-2008 03:25 AM by WWilder

I recently bought a starter table saw. It is the $100 Ryobi from Home Depot o...

15 04-08-2010 06:46 AM
View DaveH's profile

It had to happen! 50 lawsuits are pending...1.5mil awarded

03-17-2010 05:14 PM by DaveH

Apparently a jury awarded 1.5 mil to a man who was injured using a table saw ...

225 04-08-2010 02:50 AM
View ltroupe1's profile

Lesson Learned!!!!

04-05-2010 03:27 PM by ltroupe1

This weekend I bought my first set of new powertools. I bougt a Ryobi Plunge ...

10 04-06-2010 02:17 PM
View pollock's profile

Stop Switch Bar

03-19-2010 04:49 PM by pollock

Fellow woodworkers,Does anyone have a design for a stop switch bar for a tabl...

4 04-01-2010 05:45 PM

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