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Forum topic by Emily Whitman posted 01-30-2009 07:41 PM 3076 views 6 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Emily Whitman

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01-30-2009 07:41 PM

Found some articles about effects that some wood dusts can have. They range from pretty serious to minor irritations. It’s pretty interesting, and good to know. Has effects, and common reactions to over 375 differnt types of wood.

-- Thanks- Emily, Washington, www.carbideprocessors.com


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SteveKorz

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#1 posted 01-30-2009 08:17 PM

That’s a pretty extensive list…. thanks for the post.

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

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#2 posted 01-30-2009 08:30 PM

That information is right off you website is it not?

Bob

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lew

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#3 posted 01-30-2009 08:35 PM

We should send this list to Blake!

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

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Emily Whitman

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#4 posted 01-30-2009 11:13 PM

Thanks for all the feedback! This by far the friendliest forum I’ve ever been to. Thanks for the warm welcoming everyone.

-- Thanks- Emily, Washington, www.carbideprocessors.com

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#5 posted 01-31-2009 12:14 AM

Makes you wonder what is more hazerdous: Woodworking or smoking? J/K

~DB

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#6 posted 01-31-2009 12:23 AM

Yes you must be careful this can cause serious problems including Carcinogens I believe. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#7 posted 01-31-2009 04:29 PM

I love exotic woods.
That said I know to be careful with lots of them.
That said, I’ve learned to be careful with ALL woods, and tools.
We only get two eyes, one set of ears, one set of lungs, etc.
Protect yourself and use reasonable precautions all the time :)
What is your safety worth?

-- CaptnA - "When someone hurts you, write it in the sand so the winds of forgiveness will scatter the memory... "

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#8 posted 01-31-2009 04:41 PM

Thanks for the post. That list is pretty extensive. I’ll keep that for further reference.

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

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dustygirl

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#9 posted 01-31-2009 04:43 PM

Great post.Thanks for the info.

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

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#10 posted 01-31-2009 04:52 PM

Thanks for the post. I’ve made it a favorite so I can find it later if necessary.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#11 posted 02-05-2009 07:48 AM

Good post. Very interesting stuff.

-- Don't tell her I'm in the shop!

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