Tag Archives: Woodworking safety

More about Gibson Guitar

My intention is to keep this blog about woodworking, and not about politics, but it seems that sometimes it can’t be helped. The political slime that envelopes us just won’t leave us alone. So, with that in mind, I follow … Continue reading

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How Owning Wood Became a Crime

Attention woodworkers! Did you know that owning wood might be considered a felony? Well, neither did I, that is until today when I learned that armed Federal agents raided the facilities of Gibson Guitar in Nashville and Memphis. Was the … Continue reading

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A Cutting Board Project, but Wait

My next project was supposed to be an end grain cutting board.  I’m a member of the Lumberjocks forum and another member, LazyLarry led a group of us building a cutting board project. You may need a translator.  He’s an Aussie, … Continue reading

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Use a Dremel Tool as a Scroll Saw

I hope you were able to take advantage of the deal on the re-con Dremel rotary tool. Here’s a video showing how it could be used in lieu of a scroll saw.  Even though I think comparing it to a … Continue reading

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Table Saw Safety

Here’s a great video: Table Saw Safety from the Power Tool Institute. http://www.powertoolinstitute.com/pti_pages/safetyvideo_3_TableSawSafety_eng.asp I wasn’t able to embed the video here.  Enjoy. Technorati Tags: Table saw safety, Woodworking safety, Woodworking tools You may also be interested in . . .Is … Continue reading

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More Safety Equipment

In my recent post about safety equipment for the wood shop I neglected to mention two of the most important items. Although they are not exactly “personal” safety equipment. I am referring here, to a first aid kit and a … Continue reading

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Woodshop Safety: Personal Safety Equipment & Accessories

As a follow up to the woodworking safety guidelines posted earlier, I want to discus some personal safety items.  These are things I currently have and use as the need arises. First and foremost I take eye and vision protection … Continue reading

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Is the Table Saw Guard Really Useful or a Hassle?

I came upon this forum thread about table saw guards. It seems that the majority opinion is that the guard is more trouble than it’s worth, even though the guard definitely enhances the safety. This is after I included adjusting … Continue reading

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