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SawduztJunky

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03-29-2017 02:05 AM

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Don’t try this at home!

-- I don't think I'm ever more "aware" than I am right after I hit my thumb with a hammer. Questions about solid surface? Just ask. http://www.swiiitch.portfoliobox.net


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papadan

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#1 posted 03-29-2017 02:07 AM

You really don’t need a sawstop now, you already learned what not to do. ;-)

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BurlyBob

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#2 posted 03-29-2017 02:07 AM

Two in one day who’d a thunk!

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 03-29-2017 02:08 AM

Ouch! I’m glad it wasn’t worse.

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Redoak49

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#4 posted 03-29-2017 01:45 PM

Sorry about that and hope you heal quickly.

Please let us know how it happened and what went wrong as a safety reminder to all of us.

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johnstoneb

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#5 posted 03-29-2017 01:49 PM

Drill press did a little less to my thumb. That sent me down for a Sawstop. One of the best purchases I made. The peace of mind is worth every penny.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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JCamp

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#6 posted 03-29-2017 02:40 PM

I don’t know how it was done but I got a couple year and a half old kids that LOVE daddys shop. I told my wife that when they get a little older and actually wanna start “helping” Im buying a Sawstop. she had never heard of it before so I sent her some vids and the prices from amazon. She’s pushing for me to go a head and buy one now :)
Safety First

-- Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might

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bandit571

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#7 posted 03-29-2017 02:44 PM

Handsaws aren’t much better

and the “Culprit”

One swipe did it, and one swipe was all it got.

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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bonesbr549

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#8 posted 03-29-2017 03:41 PM

Dude sorry for your injury man. Hope you get well soon. Get that sawstop! Had mine for 3 years and while I’ve still practiced safe sawing practices, and push sticks etc, its good to have the insurance policy there.

Proud 5hp ICS owner.

-- Sooner or later Liberals run out of other people's money.

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Dark_Lightning

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#9 posted 03-31-2017 02:00 AM

Got a JSS. I wish I had gone bigger. Guess I could sell this one at a slight loss and drop a little more money on a bigger one.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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Dark_Lightning

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#10 posted 03-31-2017 02:02 AM



Handsaws aren t much better

and the “Culprit”

One swipe did it, and one swipe was all it got.

- bandit571

I do that, occasionally. At least you can stop the blade after one stroke, instead of a hundred revolutions, right? I always stop after one smash of my thumb, too! 8^D

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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