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06-13-2017 02:39 PM

-- "what a ya mean I don't believe in god, I talk to him every day.” Dave Mustiane.


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#1 posted 06-13-2017 02:41 PM

-- "what a ya mean I don't believe in god, I talk to him every day.” Dave Mustiane.

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#2 posted 06-13-2017 02:44 PM

Ouch

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#3 posted 06-13-2017 02:46 PM

OUCH YES …...but with mine was no exit hole …..:<((

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#4 posted 06-13-2017 02:57 PM

14 stitches to the top of my left hand from a small piece of 1/8” baltic birch plywood…...Then I checked the alignment of my fence
Ray

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#5 posted 06-13-2017 03:18 PM

Ya Ray, On this one I was doing work on anothers’ tablesaw using a push stick, it went through my shorts and a piece of plywood 16’ away.
Upon further examination the blade insert was for dado blades. I should have seen it.
I always stand just to the left of the potential kickback area, as you can see this one was close.

-- "what a ya mean I don't believe in god, I talk to him every day.” Dave Mustiane.

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#6 posted 06-13-2017 04:51 PM

Stand to the left of the blade or right of the fence …

M

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#7 posted 06-13-2017 05:06 PM

Even though what happened was bad enough at least it wasn’t a serious disaster that put you in a hospital for days or weeks. I hope you heal up quickly.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#8 posted 06-13-2017 06:23 PM

1/4” plywood is the worst. A splitter is a must for not other reason it keeps you from removing the wood till it clears the blade.

I’ve also caught the top of a spinning blade on the bottom of the wood cause I didn’t lift it high enough.

MadMark—yeah but sometimes you have to stand right behind the blade.

BTW all SS owners: this is (probably at least for me) the most common TS injury & your saw won’t prevent it.

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#9 posted 06-13-2017 07:43 PM


BTW all SS owners: this is (probably at least for me) the most common TS injury & your saw won t prevent it.

- rwe2156

Please don’t start this up again, I beg you just let it be.

-- Nick, “I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.” – Vincent Van Gogh

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#10 posted 06-13-2017 07:49 PM

GoodwithWood, I can’t say that I really understand the opening photo posted.

Are you showing us two projectile paths that occurred to you at the same time, one through your shirt and a second through the pants?

-- Jim, Houston, TX

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#11 posted 06-13-2017 07:57 PM

I suspect shirt was tucked into pants.

Glad it wasn’t worse. Broke my thumb due to kickback. Because I was stupid.

-- Matt - Phoenix, AZ

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#12 posted 06-13-2017 10:32 PM

The shirt you all are talking about is actually the boxer shorts that were underneath the khaki shorts.
Get it now?

-- "what a ya mean I don't believe in god, I talk to him every day.” Dave Mustiane.

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#13 posted 06-13-2017 11:05 PM

I am very glad you were not hurt worse and it did not target another area of your shorts

Can you tell a bit more..

What type saw…
What type blade
Riving knife or splitter
Blade guard or anti-kickback pawls
Saw guard

For me, I I use a Grripper for narrow stuff like that so I can control a thin cut off between the blade and fence

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#14 posted 06-13-2017 11:41 PM

When I taught woodworking a great example was to point to the dent in the block wall. I still remind the guy about it 40 years later.

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#15 posted 06-14-2017 12:41 AM

“MadMark—yeah but sometimes you have to stand right behind the blade.”

A very bad idea, not nessesary, and not worth the risk of being killed.

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