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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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Router bite

03-17-2019 03:27 PM by trsnider

Well despite all my thinking it happened yesterday. I thought a piece I was ...

3 03-17-2019 05:29 PM
View WorksInTheory's profile

Okay revisiting my dust collection again (can't leave well enough alone?)

03-04-2019 03:55 AM by WorksInTheory

This is my current set up. I reconfigured the Harbor Freight special ala ...

29 03-16-2019 03:46 PM
View TFW's profile

Wires for 12000 volt transformer

03-06-2019 05:36 PM by TFW

So I have been using a microwave transformer with some jumper cables to do my...

8 03-09-2019 05:49 PM
View pi9's profile

Mask or respirator for kids?

03-08-2019 02:54 AM by pi9

Anyone know of a good mask or respirator for kids? I have a 3 and 5 year o...

1 03-08-2019 05:17 AM
View Oldschoolguy's profile

Dangers of sawdust

03-07-2019 03:04 PM by Oldschoolguy

Hi y’all, My enclosed workshop is where I perform some of my woodworki...

16 03-08-2019 02:43 AM
View paulmon's profile

Testing my new Resp-O-Rator

03-06-2019 05:06 AM by paulmon

It just came in the mail today so I went out to the shop and made a quick vid...

7 03-07-2019 04:55 AM
View Holbs's profile

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...

32 03-01-2019 06:59 PM
View jsvenson11's profile

Wynn vs Damn Filters

02-08-2018 02:39 PM by jsvenson11

I’ve been reading the forums for a while on a variety of topics. Now l...

27 03-01-2019 03:12 AM
View Tim Dahn's profile

Fractal Burning

02-15-2019 06:01 PM by Tim Dahn

I know this has been posted previously but stories of people dying from this ...

21 02-27-2019 11:08 PM
View Gerald Thompson's profile

Sawdust on glasses

02-21-2019 12:57 AM by Gerald Thompson

I there a product or home brew product that helps to keep sawdust from sticki...

7 02-22-2019 12:14 AM
View Curly5759's profile

Buring smell coming from Shop vac w/Dust Deputy.

02-16-2019 02:10 AM by Curly5759

Hi all, In November I added a Dust Deputy to my shop, using a large (5.5 hp) ...

6 02-16-2019 09:55 PM
View WVperchman's profile

DIY ceiling air cleaner

12-08-2018 11:17 PM by WVperchman

Hey all….long time woodworker, mostly a scroll saw artist and have pic...

8 02-15-2019 04:46 PM
View Flights's profile

Jointer - rollers on outfeed over board?

02-14-2019 02:05 PM by Flights

Hi folks, im a newbie and just acquired a new jointer. Im also a software dev...

8 02-14-2019 08:40 PM
View Todd_R's profile

Dust Collection Oneida or ClearVue and any words of wisdom?

02-12-2019 04:40 PM by Todd_R

All, I’ve been doing a lot more wood work and with the winter the do...

6 02-12-2019 06:18 PM
View liveoutdoors9's profile

Outfeed Support

01-26-2019 11:18 PM by liveoutdoors9

I finally have my hand me down Delta 10” contractor saw up and running. The o...

14 02-09-2019 02:00 AM
View Rylsngrd's profile

Need face mask that doesn’t fog my readers!

01-28-2019 10:48 PM by Rylsngrd

Infuriated me now that I have to use readers in the shop for close up work...

17 02-07-2019 03:55 PM
View Novicebuilder's profile

What Respirator for HVLP Lacquer

02-03-2019 07:55 PM by Novicebuilder

I am new to spraying HVLP Lacquer to finish my woodworking projects. I curren...

2 02-04-2019 01:03 AM
View Oldschoolguy's profile

TS riving knife

01-31-2019 12:46 AM by Oldschoolguy

I’ve heard many pros and cons in regards to using a riving knife. I hea...

34 02-02-2019 05:05 AM
View jlsharpe's profile

Biesemeyer Splitter or Rear Splitter Support for a Powermatic 66. '93 model.

02-01-2019 02:14 PM by jlsharpe

I have been searching everywhere for an aftermarket Biesemeyer splitter for m...

1 02-02-2019 01:52 AM
View megabork's profile

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...

19 01-31-2019 07:17 PM

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