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farmerdude

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#1 posted 10-27-2014 12:34 AM

WOW!!! Glad you weren’t seriously hurt. Safety gear may sometimes be a pain, but I guess it is well worth it. Perhaps it’s time for me to get a shield. Stay safe, and keep the chips flying.

-- Jeff in central Me.

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Micah Muzny

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#2 posted 10-27-2014 12:41 AM

I use face shield and the metal grate shield on my lathe. I’ve had a fairly large piece fly off and hit me in the chest before almost knocking the air out of me.

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Cliff

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#3 posted 10-27-2014 12:47 AM

WOW AGAIN!!!!! Good that you were wearing Safety Gear. Glad that you were not hurt.

Regards,

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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Evangogh

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#4 posted 10-27-2014 12:58 AM

HAHAHAHAHA I told you I was one clumsy SOB!!!! XD I can’t even imagine how many times I should have lost a face or hand or who knows what. I guess that’s proof that safety equipment really does work! (of course I am exaggerating a little bit)

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BTimmons

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#5 posted 10-27-2014 03:16 PM

Wow. Glad to hear it wasn’t worse. Thanks for the cautionary tale.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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CowanNavy

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#6 posted 10-27-2014 03:39 PM

had a 2lb chunk of bass wood fly off and hit me in the forhead. One concussion and 3 stitches later I finally broke down and got myself a face shield. I guess i always have to learn the hard way.

-- ET1 (SS) Cowan, Bremerton, WA - (I'll come up with a witty quote later)

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 10-27-2014 04:59 PM

That could have been a real tragedy. I’d say you were very lucky. I’m glad that you came out ok.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#8 posted 11-28-2016 01:04 AM

certainly could have been worse – always good to hear some reminders of shop safety.
Note to self – don’t become complacent!
Thanks for posting!

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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