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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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DIY table saw overhead dust collection - show me yours

09-14-2021 02:16 PM by Robert

and what you like/dislike about it. I’m planning to come off 6”...

6 09-21-2021 02:44 PM
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Organic mask and smelling paint

09-16-2021 03:52 PM by OldBull

Good Morning,I know this has to have been hashed out before but the search fe...

12 09-18-2021 05:57 PM
View GT350's profile

Dust Masks and Bell’s Palsy

09-04-2021 05:17 PM by GT350

I just got Bell’s Palsy last weekend and have been concerned that the 3m n95 ...

7 09-05-2021 12:09 AM
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Particulate sensor or monitor

02-09-2021 12:55 AM by superboiler

Has anyone used a particulate monitor to monitor dust in their wood shop? ...

17 09-04-2021 05:23 PM
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Is there asbestos in air after renovation?

05-10-2021 04:20 PM by Nina333

1. Renovation of 1969 condo was done 2 years ago. The company didnt test for ...

20 09-03-2021 11:34 AM
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Oneida Mini Gorilla (OLDER Metal MODEL)

08-27-2021 06:23 PM by grumpeegramps

Worst decision I made some years ago was to sell my METAL Oneida mini gorilla...

3 08-29-2021 03:45 PM
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Anyone Using a ShopVac With Super Dust Deputy on a Table Saw or Miter Saw?

08-21-2021 11:01 PM by gerrym526

Guys, Will be installing an Oneida Supercell as the dust collection system...

7 08-22-2021 05:03 PM
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What about two fences on a table saw, one on each side of the wood?

08-07-2021 03:44 AM by Nashvillian

I really appreciate the advice I get on this forum and I hope I’m not a...

16 08-18-2021 03:44 PM
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cut fingers

08-13-2021 04:45 AM by Karda

hi, I am sure you have all been in this situation, you cut your finger and it...

45 08-17-2021 11:47 PM
View Nashvillian's profile

Just wondering... Why is it so rare to find a used table saw with its riving knife included?

08-05-2021 10:55 PM by Nashvillian

I’ve been looking at listings for used table saws (mostly on Facebook M...

9 08-09-2021 05:20 PM
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Weld Repair of a Dust Collector Impeller

08-09-2021 10:07 AM by fredringwald

Hello, I just purchased a Delta 50-904 dust collector with a cracked impel...

3 08-09-2021 02:28 PM
View idahotinker's profile

Dust collector exhaust to outside?

05-11-2020 06:46 PM by idahotinker

I have a Penn State Tempest TEMP142CX 2HP cyclone dust collector, which has a...

24 08-03-2021 05:06 PM
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router kick back

02-16-2015 01:35 PM by Tom Regnier

I’ve been fortunate as a woodworker to not have had any safety accident...

21 07-15-2021 09:17 PM
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Another table saw mishap

06-24-2021 12:52 AM by WoodenDreams

Last spring a friend of mine (he’s 72 yrs old) was working in his shop,...

70 06-27-2021 12:57 PM
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electronic help

06-16-2021 01:14 PM by Happyjack21

Hello everyone, I’m a newbie here , so I’m not sure if this is th...

4 06-17-2021 03:03 PM
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Power feeders

06-14-2021 05:19 PM by firemanperry

Good afternoon. I’m not sure if this is the place to post this but here...

3 06-15-2021 07:22 PM
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YouTube "Workbench Hacks"

06-13-2021 02:48 PM by Bearcontrare

Was looking around Youtube yesterday, and tan across a video by a white haire...

10 06-15-2021 01:27 AM
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Miter Saw Safety

05-15-2019 12:19 PM by John Smith

while surfing the channels this morning, I stopped on a PBS showof a Candle F...

12 06-13-2021 02:25 PM
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Dust collection ideas

06-06-2021 11:55 PM by robertsj22

I have a 2 hp dust collection unit for my big machines. I’m looking for somet...

14 06-08-2021 07:40 PM
View vjc's profile

Tip for 4" rigid dust collector pipe

04-09-2021 10:29 PM by vjc

I am redoing the piping in the shop but couldn’t find the usual 4”...

2 05-08-2021 02:23 PM

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