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by GMman
posted 12-22-2009 05:16 PM

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#1 posted 12-22-2009 05:24 PM

I accidentally found LJ’s in 2009, but I survived.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#2 posted 12-22-2009 05:28 PM

I had a couple. But then I started wearing these Depends and it’s no big deal now.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#3 posted 12-22-2009 05:29 PM

I’ve had my share of slivers, but lost count of how many.

Some miner cuts, & abrasions. Also lost count of them.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#4 posted 12-22-2009 05:32 PM

Stepped on a loose board in the lumber yard and bruised my shin was the only issue in 2009.

-- Always remember you're unique, just like everyone else

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#5 posted 12-22-2009 05:35 PM

I dislocated my L4 vertebra in March, but not technically in my shop.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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#6 posted 12-22-2009 05:53 PM

Fortunately only had a couple kick backs and several slivers the size of 2×4’s—very thankful for that.

-- Duane,Greenville, MI,

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#7 posted 12-22-2009 06:14 PM

Several very minor nicks & cuts but, thankfully, nothing major

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#8 posted 12-22-2009 06:59 PM

Splinters, small cuts, nothing I can remember specifically, except for the “slow motion” kickback I had cutting a piece of Homasote on the table saw. That was memorable, just for the weirdness.

Oh, and there’s the big gash on my head, right in the part in my hair, where I stepped up onto a step stool without looking and battering-rammed my head into the corner of a blast gate. People at work were saying insightful things like, “Did you know you’ve got a big gash on your head?”

-- "A man may conduct himself well in both adversity and good fortune, but if you want to test his character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln

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#9 posted 12-22-2009 07:03 PM

I had a very lucky year.No accidents.I thank God all the time for keeping me safe.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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#10 posted 12-22-2009 07:09 PM

Me! Me! I had an accident, actually, one small one, and then a BIG one. First one was woodworking related, the second one wasn’t.

Stay safe everyone!

-- Chip ----------- 6:8

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#11 posted 12-22-2009 07:09 PM

Charlie, LOLOLHAHAHAHAHAROTFLMAO. That was a good one.

-- Chip ----------- 6:8

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#12 posted 12-22-2009 07:45 PM

Funny Charlie you don’t look that old but I understand it can happen to younger people too, don’t forget to change it once in a while.

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#13 posted 12-22-2009 07:48 PM

I had mine Nov.5-o9 and I still having a hard time to walk, I walk like Charlie with his Depends.

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#14 posted 12-22-2009 07:50 PM

Nothing but an easily removed splinter just last week.

I have to go back to when I built my headboard about 9 years ago when I nicked my thumb on the topside of a router.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#15 posted 12-22-2009 08:00 PM

Gman, did you have to start this? I cut the tips of my index and ring fingers off of my left hand in Sept. Cutting a piece of molding and it split just as I got to the end of the cut. Lost both finger tips below the fingernail. Now laying around with broken ankle after slipping on ice on the handicap ramp here at the house. I hope 2010 is a much better year.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#16 posted 12-22-2009 08:20 PM

I had a trip to the ER thanks to inattention and my tablesaw.

-- Hope Never fails

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#17 posted 12-22-2009 09:34 PM

Haven,t had one in the last 25 years and don,t plan on any anytime soon :)

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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