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RusticElements

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09-23-2008 08:26 PM

Topic tags/keywords: tip tablesaw

.... the table saw is throwing things at me….

-- Michael R. Harvey - Brewster, NY - RusticElementArt.com - SpaceAware.org - AnConn.com


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lew

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#1 posted 09-23-2008 08:27 PM

OOOWWWWCCCCCHHHHHHHHHH

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 09-23-2008 09:09 PM

heads up.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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#3 posted 09-23-2008 09:48 PM

better yet heads down or DUCK. check out my project titled me and my big mouth project for more projectile injuries. Be safe

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#4 posted 09-24-2008 12:28 AM

my wife says you need a football helmet!!! LOL

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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RusticElements

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#5 posted 09-24-2008 12:30 AM

Lew: yep!

Note the glazed look in my eyes ;)

-- Michael R. Harvey - Brewster, NY - RusticElementArt.com - SpaceAware.org - AnConn.com

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#6 posted 09-24-2008 01:07 AM

Bet you gave the table saw a really good blessing!!!!!!!! That smarts!!!!!!!

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#7 posted 09-24-2008 01:09 AM

ouch!

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#8 posted 09-24-2008 01:13 AM

Ouch. Lucky that was not a bit lower.
Tornado

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#9 posted 09-24-2008 02:55 AM

zing bamm boom! what was the size of the board you were cutting out of curiosity. Hope all is well.

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

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RusticElements

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#10 posted 09-24-2008 03:40 AM

I was ripping a 2×6 that had a cross cut in it. The cross cut piece came loose and caught on the blade. The flying piece was about 1.5” X 2” X 4”. After bouncing off my head it ended up ~15’ away from the table saw in the other direction.

It hurt like &^%$ for the first couple minuets but not much more than shaky nerves after that. Now I can only feel it if I think about it.

-- Michael R. Harvey - Brewster, NY - RusticElementArt.com - SpaceAware.org - AnConn.com

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#11 posted 09-24-2008 04:20 AM

One item on my Christmas list is a full face shield. Glad you are OK.

-- Ron Central, CA

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#12 posted 09-24-2008 06:02 AM

Ouch! I know yo pain!..I’m still feeling pain from a hit I took last week from a table saw. Whew!

bruc

-- Bruce http://plans.sawmillvalley.org http://www.sawmillgirls.com

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#13 posted 09-24-2008 07:12 AM

Phew, looks like it missed the BullsEYE… that is a good thing. Those tablesaws can be tricky… I hope all is well.

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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