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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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New saw and the starting switch

01-25-2021 01:37 PM by 75c

I made a purchase the other day of a different saw so I could start my projec...

0 01-25-2021 01:37 PM
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Dust Collection Questions - improving chip separation, fine dust filtration and over all suction

01-19-2021 02:06 PM by OneShot

Hey guys,I need to make some improvements to my dust collection set up. My g...

5 01-19-2021 06:29 PM
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Wood Allergy

12-08-2020 09:56 PM by sapwood

I forgot how bad allergy to certain wood can be. About 5 years ago I bought ...

15 01-18-2021 12:44 AM
View Bieser's profile

Help... Question PVC to metal dust collection.

01-12-2021 11:54 AM by Bieser

Hey all!I’m getting ready to install a Clearvue Max in the basement por...

2 01-12-2021 12:55 PM
View Karda's profile

stool safety

01-07-2021 01:35 AM by Karda

Hi, I have an old metal stool thats 24” high I want to use it at my lat...

28 01-09-2021 06:18 PM
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dust collection

01-02-2021 07:45 PM by Devereauxrf

Thinking about adding a dust collection system to my shop. Currently I am us...

4 01-02-2021 10:41 PM
View Mokela's profile

Dust collection advice - power carving newbie

12-28-2020 01:54 PM by Mokela

Hi there, I’m new to woodcarving but determined to pursue small word ca...

2 12-28-2020 09:35 PM
View sean2's profile

Delta 50-760, Super Dust Deputy, and cartridge filter mobile design ideas?

12-28-2020 01:36 PM by sean2

I’m looking to upgrade my old Delta 50-760 with a SDD cyclone and a new...

0 12-28-2020 01:36 PM
View OldBull's profile

Jonathan Katz-Moses speakes/shows his recent injury, not for easy queasy people

12-26-2020 09:47 PM by OldBull Thanks Jonathan for sharing, w...

14 12-27-2020 04:12 PM
View jgt1942's profile

My quest for better lighting

12-24-2020 07:47 PM by jgt1942

The quest for good lighting was high on my list. Not only would better lighti...

12 12-27-2020 12:42 AM
View CaptainKlutz's profile

Show me your 5" dust collection fittings!!

08-10-2020 10:29 AM by CaptainKlutz

Just like the title says, I want to see pictures of the 5” dust collect...

32 12-26-2020 04:28 PM
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Planing Boards With Large Voids

12-16-2020 01:50 AM by FamilyMentors

I have several sections of walnut with large voids I’d like to use as frames ...

17 12-22-2020 07:58 PM
View Steve's profile

Just a friendly PSA

12-22-2020 03:15 PM by Steve

Probably common knowledge to most, but I thought I would state it again. M...

1 12-22-2020 05:59 PM
View WorksInTheory's profile

Couple of "Worth it?" DC questions

12-18-2020 06:29 PM by WorksInTheory

I always appreciate and value the feedback of this forum and since I don̵...

3 12-18-2020 07:10 PM
View TVC's profile

Dust Collection

12-16-2020 01:46 PM by TVC

I’m in the process of building my dust collection system. I’ve b...

11 12-17-2020 12:16 AM
View clagwell's profile

What does the "micron rating" of a dust collector mean?

12-13-2020 02:20 PM by clagwell

What does it mean when a dust collector is advertised to have a “1 micr...

11 12-13-2020 10:15 PM
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Best respirator for GIANT head/face?

08-14-2020 01:49 PM by OneArmedBandit

As a new woodworker, I have issues being both disabled, and Giant. One suc...

7 12-10-2020 07:49 AM
View Sanderguy777's profile

Is it safe to wear a watch in the shop, around power tools?

11-29-2020 01:32 AM by Sanderguy777

I know that it is generally seen as unsafe to wear any loose clothes, or ring...

69 12-07-2020 08:51 PM
View macminn18's profile

Sawdust collection systems

11-30-2020 01:35 PM by macminn18

I am just starting to put together my “retirement” shop. it’...

3 11-30-2020 04:06 PM
View TheLumberShop's profile

Best Respirator for sawdust

01-02-2017 02:53 PM by TheLumberShop

I am getting to the point that I am tired of using those $4 white masks with...

27 11-28-2020 10:58 PM

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