Table saw safety is critical for every woodworker. Bruce Kieffer’s table saw safety article explores options for aftermarket and shop-made table saw guards and splitters. Be safe and saw often!
Every year, hospitals see injuries caused by woodworking tools in the emergency room. This includes professionals and hobbyists, students and homeowners. The types of injuries vary, as there are more ways to make mistakes in a woodshop than there are ways to plan ahead for them – precisely why they’re called accidents! In 2011, the… Read more »
If you have made an investment in a powerful dust collector, that is a great first step toward creating a healthy shop environment. For purposes of this article I will assume that you have worked with your vendor to choose a dust collector that is capable of delivering enough air flow (ideally 1000 cubic feet… Read more »
Save Your Fingers! Why do table saws cause so many woodworking accidents? The saw blade does not care whether it is cutting wood, bone, or meat. If you use a table saw, then pay attention to these table saw safety tips! I met a person who previously worked in a Van Conversion Factory. He is… Read more »
A band saw is capable of many different operations, from delicate curves to cutting logs. Follow these Band saw safety tips and guidelines to stay safe on your saw. Set the upper guide as low as possible without touching the wood. This guarantees the blade is completely covered without room for a finger to accidentally… Read more »