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  • Jointer Safety

    Jointer Safety

    A jointer is a great tool for creating smooth edges on your boards, but it can also be a dangerous to use. George Vondriska provides simple instruction on how to safely operate a jointer. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

  • Table Saw Safety – Save Your Fingers!

    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…

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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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  • Band Saw Safety Tips

    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…

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