Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'respirator'

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Dust Collection & Health Risks from Wood Dust

10-20-2019 01:00 PM by WoodshopTherapy | 2 comments »

I recently had a health scare about my lungs – everything is ok now, but it reminded me again why respirators, vacuums, dust collectors, and air cleaners are so important. I don’t see enough of this type of information on YouTube to educate woodworkers, so I invested hours of time making a video that I hope will help fellow woodworkers be more aware and invest in protecting their health. If you find it useful, please share it… I feel it’s an important message for a...

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Air Quality #6: New Respirator

08-29-2016 11:18 PM by bkseitz | 5 comments »

Purchased a new Respirator [3M 7500] based upon Marc S’s example. Been looking for a Respirator that wouldn’t fog up my glasses. The past few I’ve bought either are too hard to breath through or fog up my glasses. Put the 7500 this morning after Amazon delivered. Awesome fit and no fog. This in addition to all the other shop air quality project I’ve been doing should make the environment healthier for me to work in. -Thanks Marc

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Thoughts On Working With Reclaimed Wood

05-21-2015 03:11 AM by michaelray | 6 comments »

Working with reclaimed wood can be very rewarding once the final product comes together. Unless you are purchasing it from someone who has already pulled the nails and cleaned the surface be prepared to put some effort into preparing it for projects. Collecting and preparing the raw materials often requires a lot of hard work. Having worked with a lot of reclaimed wood over the past several years more and more projects are demanding it especially since completing a barn tear down over the pas...

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Our Shop #7: "The Triton Respirator"

05-20-2007 01:17 PM by MsDebbieP | 21 comments »

Bill asked me to do a blog on how I like my Triton respirator. Not sure I have a lot to say, but here goes. Why did I get it? - because the LumberJocks told me how dangerous woodworking can be, due to breathing in the dust. - because when we got some rough-hewn pine I found that my eyes and lungs were irritated soon after some cutting of it had taken place How it worksThe hardhat is adjustable to fit.There is a flipdown face shield, and ear protection that can also be flipped up/down.A&...

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