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Woodworking Safety Week 2008 #1: Readers Poll: Choose the Tagline for Woodworking Safety Week 2008

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As we kick off Woodworking Safety Week 2008, I thought I’d offer some improvement on marketing it to the woodworking community. It seemed like something was missing: a tagline. I mean, just saying “Woodworking Safety Week 2008” sounds kind of boring, don’t you think? So I’m proposing the following taglines for your consideration. Please click on this link and choose the one that sounds most appropriate (or offer your own in the comments below).

P.S. This is just for fun. Marc Spagnuolo is in no way obligated to apply the tagline to this or any other Woodworking Safety Week.

-- Eric at http://adventuresinwoodworking.com



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FlWoodRat

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#1 posted 2306 days ago

SAFETY – A “Saving A Few Extremities Takes Your Attention”

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning....

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jjohn

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#2 posted 2305 days ago

You never know how quickly it can happen, until it does. Then it’s to late. Stay safe.

-- JJohn

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Russel

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#3 posted 2305 days ago

SAFETY—It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt — REALLY!

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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Shopsmithtom

780 posts in 2826 days


#4 posted 2305 days ago

Safety first…don’t cut off any body parts -SST

-- Accuracy is not in your power tool, it's in you

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grumpycarp

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#5 posted 2305 days ago

Don’t give the (a) finger to safety!

My old man was fond of “If you cut off your leg with that saw don’t come running to me for help.”

Save the cut offs for the scrap bin.

Don’t come up short on safety. (with amputation illustration)

Lend your head, not your hand, to safety.

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grumpycarp

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#6 posted 2305 days ago

Thumbs up, (not off) to a safe shop.

Cut wood not profits. Think shop safe.

Think riches not stitches.

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grumpycarp

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#7 posted 2305 days ago

The mantra for junior high, “Cut farts, not body parts!”

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Eric

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#8 posted 2305 days ago

Great ones!

-- Eric at http://adventuresinwoodworking.com

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NicoleSpag

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#9 posted 2305 days ago

LOL By far “Cut farts, not body parts!” is my favorite

-- Visit us at http://thewoodwhisperer.com

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grumpycarp

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#10 posted 2305 days ago

Rip a stinkie, not a pinkie!

Choppers belong on the street, not in the shop.

Leave your “buzz” at the door.

Thumb your nose not the saw.

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John Gray

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#11 posted 2305 days ago

Saftey 1st, make it last!

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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Lip

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#12 posted 2305 days ago

Because if my wife ever hears the story about how you lost your thumb, I’m screwed!

-- Lip's Dysfuncational Firewood Farm, South Bend, IN

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grumpycarp

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#13 posted 2305 days ago

Five will get you ten, they won’t grow back again. take a break if you’re tired. (doesn’t rhyme but . . .)

ten will get you five, take a break if you need, or be left with two.

People call you Lefty, make it a choice .. .

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Eric

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#14 posted 2305 days ago

grumpycarp: I think YOU should have been the one making up this poll question! LOL

-- Eric at http://adventuresinwoodworking.com

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grumpycarp

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#15 posted 2305 days ago

For our Latino bretheren:

Take it from the Gabacho, don’t be Macho. Don”t be a retard, replace the blade guard.

I have been on (sadly) more than one job that resulted in amputation. I have twice seen firsthand, a digit severed. I have seen the Care Flight heli, watched the family deal with the issue of organ donation, and attended the funerals. I’m way too young to have seen the gore that I have. In ALL instances it was “Pilot Error”. You can lead a grunt to water but you can’t make him think.

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