Safety... something You Can Not do w/o

be safe in your shop…
TOP 10 truths woodworking.pdf (37.9 KB)

protect yourself…
glove_chem_chart.pdf (151.5 KB)
Hearing Protection (2).pdf (59.7 KB)
Hearing Protection.pdf (36.9 KB)

this is the beginning of what you can do to protect your lungs…
8511_8211_3064FOD.pdf (156.7 KB)

protect the shop…
Fire Safety and Prevention.pdf (29.1 KB)
FIRE EXTINGUISHERS.pdf (30.9 KB)

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work safely…
push sticks can help w/ that…
Bandsaw Push Stick.pdf (60.4 KB)
Push Blocks for the Jointer.pdf (80.9 KB)
Twice the pushstick.pdf (136.0 KB)

Shop-Made Grip-N-Rip.pdf (1022.0 KB)

DIY Feather Boards.pdf (175.6 KB)

be safe using your router… trips to the ER are very inconvenient…

ROUTER SAFETY 2.pdf (34.4 KB)

Router Safety Tip:

Normally, a faster speed gives more cuts per inch, which yields a smoother cut. However, a sharp, quality router bit with the correct feed rate is a must. You try to use an even feed rate that produces a smooth finish. If it is too slow, burn marks will show on your work. If it is too fast, rough cuts may damage your work.

The following router safety chart gives maximum RPM guidelines for the highest safe running speed for a range of diameters of router bits. Always reference the manufacturer’s guidelines:

small parts to cut… no problem…

Small pieces on your miter saw.pdf (174.7 KB)

use your joiner

Beefy Jointer Featherboard.pdf (143.8 KB)
safer…

WOOD SAFETY…

Wood is versatile beautiful thing… We love it…

Unfortunately, it can have hidden dilemmas (toxicity and allergenic)… To some, it’s just slightly annoying if at all while for others it can be down right dangerous…

Most all wood is toxic to some degree, more so for wood dust… For some, there are no to only slight issues, while for others, it can cause major adverse health issues…

Be careful out there…

Here is what I have on the subject…

Wood Allergies and Toxicity.pdf (154.4 KB)
TOXIC WOODS CHART.pdf (362.4 KB)
Why Wood Dust Is Harmful.pdf (67.8 KB)