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Forum topic by Carloz posted 12-16-2017 11:35 PM 915 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-16-2017 11:35 PM

Dont ask me how. Too embarassing.

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#1 posted 12-16-2017 11:58 PM

Better to lose a cartridge and a blade than a finger, right?

-- Jerry, making sawdust professionally since 1976

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#2 posted 12-17-2017 12:20 AM

Yes. It was not the safest day for me today. First I failed to tighten good enough one of the router table clamps while making some profiles with a 3” tall bit. The fence gave in, the bit grabbed the 2’ long maple board and threw it across the shop, hitting cans with polyurethane and making mess. Then this one.

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#3 posted 12-17-2017 01:30 AM

Did it save your finger?

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#4 posted 12-17-2017 01:55 AM

Welcome to the club ; ).

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#5 posted 12-17-2017 02:48 AM

Another one bits the dust…saw blade that is.I’m glad it wasn’t a body part.


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#6 posted 12-17-2017 03:15 AM

Don’t feel too bad. I tripped mine a while back by not paying close enough attention to my mother guage clearance. The worst part is that is was a fairly new dado set. Yeah, that one pushed up my project cost quite a bit. Glad you weren’t hurt.

-- Mike - Waukesha, WI

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#7 posted 12-17-2017 11:56 PM

What a beautiful sight! Beats gory pics of somebody’s fingers by far.

-- Steven.......Random Orbital Nailer

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#8 posted 12-18-2017 12:32 AM

some days you’re the windshield.. some days you’re the bug.

glad you didn’t sling blood all over the inside of your tablesaw and ceiling..

-- only an idiot dismisses an intelligent statement because they dont know anything about the person delivering it.

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