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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Anyone Running Their Dust Collection Piping Under the Floor? Advice Appreciated

03-26-2020 12:35 AM by gerrym526

I’m designing my stand alone “dream shop” and intend to inc...

15 04-01-2020 01:50 AM
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Portable belt sander and dust

03-28-2020 02:59 PM by tvrgeek

Searched the internet and find pretty much bogus answers like “use a va...

6 03-28-2020 06:46 PM
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What Tools can I safely put/operate in my attic above the garage?

03-26-2020 06:03 AM by Oni

Hey Lumberjocks. What tools can I safely put in my attic above the garage ...

12 03-28-2020 01:58 AM
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Life Changes in a Flash

03-15-2020 08:17 AM by DonB

Four months ago, my son-in-law was doing what he usually did – spending...

4 03-26-2020 04:34 AM
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A switch is a switch, right?

03-19-2020 01:02 PM by tvrgeek

A switch is a switch, right? Made this a thread so it was not buried in anot...

33 03-23-2020 08:59 PM
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Table saw stand with casters?

07-09-2018 10:20 PM by VintageFlatulence

I guess this is a safety issue so I’ll start here. I have a Craftsma...

23 03-21-2020 05:45 PM
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Bent JCDC 1.5 collection bin?

03-20-2020 09:23 PM by MadeByMike

Anyone else have a jet JCDC 1.5 collection bin? Mine arrived today, but it...

1 03-20-2020 11:07 PM
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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...

28 03-20-2020 10:48 PM
View controlfreak's profile

another vote for SawStop

03-16-2020 10:42 AM by controlfreak

I was cross cutting some plywood for french cleats and went to turn off the s...

22 03-16-2020 10:09 PM
View Ksirp's profile

Dust collection

03-06-2020 03:57 PM by Ksirp

Hey guys, I want to put a dust collection system in my shop. All I know is th...

14 03-10-2020 11:35 AM
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Ceiling Height, How low is too low?

03-03-2020 02:28 PM by controlfreak

Out of a desire to move 3/4 mi. closer to the city center and have a more wal...

24 03-06-2020 03:04 PM
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04-20-2017 12:51 PM by dorald

Has anyone in the community coated their shop floor with a product called ...

5 03-01-2020 06:41 PM
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Dust collector modification

02-29-2020 03:46 AM by portanav

Hi, I am using an Delta 50-851 Dust Collector, but my ceiling height is only ...

2 02-29-2020 12:33 PM
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Clear Can Cyclone Build

02-22-2020 03:20 PM by jeffswood

I have been working on upgrading my Dust Collection to a two stage system. I ...

9 02-24-2020 11:25 PM
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motor braking

02-10-2020 05:21 PM by tvrgeek

I was wondering while waiting for the table saw to spin down, why don’t...

26 02-22-2020 09:31 PM
View BlasterStumps's profile

protection for plywood shop floor?

02-19-2020 09:46 PM by BlasterStumps

Sorry if I am posting this is in the wrong forum. Didn’t really know wh...

23 02-21-2020 04:30 PM
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Looking for Steel Toe Tennis Shoes

01-05-2020 11:26 PM by Steinbierz

Hello, Due to a recent hospital stay I am on blood thinners for the next y...

36 02-16-2020 03:08 PM
View CovenantCreations's profile

Best Concrete Floor finish in shop

06-24-2010 07:15 AM by CovenantCreations

What do you have in your shop and how is it holding up? Looked at some of the...

27 02-16-2020 02:18 PM
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Dust Collection for Garage

02-12-2020 07:34 PM by MikeMcNerney

Hi All. Long time lurker but 1st time poster. I’ve spent hours readin...

11 02-13-2020 04:46 PM
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Anti kickback for new Unisaw

02-10-2020 04:58 PM by rkruz

I got a used newer Unisaw. Its missing some parts such as the anti kickback....

14 02-12-2020 06:34 PM

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