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Woodworking Safety Week 2008 #2: Hand Tool Safety Tips (Video)

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Blog entry by Eric posted 2276 days ago 1071 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Readers Poll: Choose the Tagline for Woodworking Safety Week 2008 Part 2 of Woodworking Safety Week 2008 series Part 3: Super Glue: Safe for Treating Cuts? »

In conjunction with Woodworking Safety Week 2008, here is my very first attempt at a video. I think I can give The Wood Whisperer a good run for his money. I’ve got everything he has except woodworking skills, customers, power tools, a nice shop, groupies and sponsors. Other than that, we’re the same. Covered in this video are the chisel, marking knife and saw. Enjoy!

-- Eric at http://adventuresinwoodworking.com



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teenagewoodworker

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#1 posted 2276 days ago

thanks for the video Eric, i am covering a bit on hand tools in my video and I agree with you wholly as what you said it really what i said. keep you hands away from the path/potential path of the blade, and just use common sense. thanks for the post.

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ChicoWoodnut

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#2 posted 2276 days ago

I love it. Maybe we should have Lumberjocks Academy Awards. I nominate this one.

-- Scott - Chico California http://chicowoodnut.home.comcast.net

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#3 posted 2276 days ago

Eric,

Great to see you in video!

I think you did a great job!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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RobS

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#4 posted 2276 days ago

Great Job! Great reminders.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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Woodshopfreak

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#5 posted 2276 days ago

Love it.

-- Tyler, Illinois

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WoodworkersResource

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#6 posted 2275 days ago

Eric,

Nice job on the video. I especially liked the magnetic jig you came up with for the straight edge.

-- Craig, www.WoodworkersResource.com (Where Information meets Inspiration)

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Jeff

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#7 posted 2272 days ago

Great job Eric! Succinct and good advice. I was hoping someone would do one specifically related to hand tools. Thanks for the ruler advice. I’ve been lucky to not do “what we all know you are talking about”. But have had the near misses.

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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Eric

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#8 posted 2272 days ago

Thanks everyone for your comments!

-- Eric at http://adventuresinwoodworking.com

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