Portable Power Tools Safety

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  • Shop Accident Statistics & Woodworking Safety

    Shop Accident Statistics and Woodworking Safety

    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

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  • Portable Power Tool Safety

    Portable Power Tool Safety

    When using portable power tools it’s very important to have your work secured, and to keep your hands out of the way of the cutting tool. Here are some tips to help you keep your project parts in place while you’re cutting them, and keep your hands safely out of the way. Remember to always

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  • Making Tapered Legs on the Band Saw

    Making Tapered Legs on the Bandsaw

    George Vondriska teaches you how to make tapered legs on the band saw. It can be frustrating to recreate the taper for each individual leg, so George gives you a few woodworking techniques that you can use to more easily taper legs, including patterns for a simple plywood template and a handy jig.

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  • A Mirror Reflects Perfect Holes

    A Mirror Reflects Perfect Holes

    Need a hole drilled at a perfect right angle, but can’t use a drill press? Let’s reflect on this; literally. An acrylic mirror provides the perfect solution for drilling perfect holes at a right angle to the work surface, even with a hand held drill. You’re going to love this tip.

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  • Squaring Big Parts

    Squaring Big Parts

    Crosscutting lumber with a miter gauge on your tablesaw is a quick process, but there are always size limitations. George Vondriska gives you a tip to gain some extra capacity by borrowing a commercial manufacturing technique for squaring big parts.

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  • How to Make Base Molding

    How to Make Base Molding

    George Vondriska demonstrates how to make shop-made base molding. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video. Cooper Collection Clocks 49022 Madison Clock Plans provided by Klockit. For more information, visit www.klockit.com. More Videos from Klockit: Klockit Leg to Rail Joinery Methods Klockit Shop-Made Curve Molding

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  • Table Saw Safety Tips

    Table Saw Safety Tips

    The table saw is at the heart of most woodworking workshops. Keep yourself safe with these table saw safety tips from George Vondriska. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • How to Use a One Piece Tongue & Groove Bit

    How to Use a One-Piece Tongue and Groove Bit

    George Vondriska provides instruction on how to set up a router table to use a one piece tongue & groove bit for your woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • 6 Router Safety Tips

    Whether you’re a seasoned woodworker, or just starting out, these router safety tips will help you work safer in your shop. I’ve been a woodworker for 30 years, and trust me… I’ve made every mistake told here at least once. Fortunately, other than bruised pride and wasting some wood, I haven’t been hurt. Keep yourself

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2 Responses to “Portable Power Tools Safety”
  1. tpc714

    retired at 63yo finally learning about wood working. very good, precise instruction — relatable instructor…

  2. Nicholas M. Jansen

    I am the safety officer with the “COOS BAY BOAT BUILDING CENTER”.We are a Non-Profit group that has a fairly decent sized shop. we do any woodworking(small scale) but mostly to keep the history of small wooden boats that have been historically built in the local area.