Safety in the Woodworking Shop Forum

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Before you pick up those woodworking tools, take the time to ensure your safety in the shop! Eyes, ears, fingers, and lungs are all at risk when working with wood. Share your tips and stories of “lessons learned” to help others protect their health.

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PSA: protect your lungs

11-14-2018 01:16 AM by jamsomito

This isn’t an accident post, nor a “prolonged exposure” pos...

3 11-14-2018 11:43 AM
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I got lucky. Know where your emergency shop kit and closest Urgent Care are!

11-12-2018 08:58 PM by Holbs

I got bit. Not by a high rpm spinning saw blade or pounding upon a chisel, b...

21 11-13-2018 02:08 PM
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Riving Knife for my Powermatic Model 66

11-12-2018 06:00 PM by Italo78

To all, Thanks for taking the time to look at my question. Does anyone ...

2 11-12-2018 09:24 PM
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The post you never want to make

11-05-2018 03:50 AM by lumbering_on

No this isn’t a new circle jig. It’s the smile you get from a ...

12 11-05-2018 06:49 PM
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Need advice/help - HF DC Mods

07-23-2018 02:23 AM by AlmostRetired

Afternoon LJer’s, While I was on my recent deployment I ordred all o...

5 11-05-2018 01:00 PM
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newbie vfd wiring help

11-02-2018 03:55 PM by megabork

So i recently purchased a pm72 table saw and it has a 3 phase motor and after...

16 11-03-2018 05:41 PM
View Redvan's profile

Upgrading from 2.5 to 4" dust collection system

10-29-2018 05:51 PM by Redvan

My shop was small when I first started and now well, you get the idea…....

8 11-03-2018 01:34 PM
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Dust bin liners, bags inside dust collector drum?

10-25-2018 12:13 PM by edapp

Who here uses a bag inside their dust bin? I have a 35 gallon fiber drum unde...

19 10-29-2018 06:56 PM
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AI Aids Eyes : A computer vision system to remind operators to wear safety glasses

10-25-2018 02:02 PM by kakittwo

Hi there, I did a project on using artificial intelligence to improve safety....

0 10-25-2018 02:02 PM
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Air filtration yes or no?

10-19-2018 06:51 PM by ChefHDAN

A new in box hanging air filter is on CL for a reasonable price. I do my woo...

18 10-25-2018 04:53 AM
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Dust Collector - exterior exhaust and wet scrubber?

10-22-2018 03:23 AM by WoodFiend

Hi All, I’ve read a lot of the posts on dust collectors, there seem ...

13 10-24-2018 02:37 AM
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Dust mask that wont fog eye glasses????

10-19-2018 01:06 AM by msinc

What do you guys and gals use for dust protection that does not fog up your e...

11 10-21-2018 02:18 PM
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Footwear in the Woodshop

10-17-2018 12:47 AM by Absolution

Hi All, I’m looking for a decent pair of boots/shoes to wear in the ...

27 10-20-2018 02:14 AM
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Secure your load

10-15-2018 05:41 PM by christherookie

Plywood through a windshield. Ouch.

13 10-19-2018 01:08 PM
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Dust Collection and a Open (Garage) Door Policy

10-17-2018 03:14 PM by christherookie

Here’s what I do for dust collection and filtration and my future plans...

4 10-17-2018 09:54 PM
View mathguy1981's profile

Did you ground your dust collection system?

09-14-2018 07:57 PM by mathguy1981

While shopping for DC parts, I’ve seen grounding kits and have seen a f...

13 10-17-2018 07:12 PM
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10-15-2018 04:21 PM by Karda

Hi, I have to change a low voltage trance former. It is wired to a line comin...

7 10-15-2018 11:26 PM
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cross-cutting large plywood pieces on table saw fence

10-12-2018 12:00 PM by ramblinwreck

Hi. I understand that cross-cutting ‘wide’ (wider than long) p...

16 10-13-2018 01:16 PM
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Apron or Tool Belt

10-01-2018 12:42 PM by MJClark

For the the past 10 years or so, I have just used a tool belt when working in...

40 10-12-2018 09:05 PM
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Rusty Band Saw and blade

10-02-2018 12:59 PM by Paul Fisicaro

I live in the Florida Keys and last year in September, we were hit with Hurri...

12 10-03-2018 04:52 PM

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