Safety Combo

Tool: Eye Muffs Manufacturer: Eye Muffs MSRP: $49.95 I know safety isn’t a topic that evokes that “must read” feeling in most of us, but when something new and innovative comes along, you might [...]

Half Face Respirator Masks for Our Time

I had this blog entry on the back burner for quite some time now. But, as our current unprecedented set of events has unfolded so rapidly, it became imperative for me to finish and publish it as [...]

Blade Change Safety System 

Changing saw blades or router bits without unplugging your machine is an often overlooked “no-no”. The risk of bumping the switch and inadvertently turning the machine on is probably [...]

Router Table Safety Boost

Tool: Mushroom Mag Switch Manufacturer: General International A magnetic switch is a safety device that’s common on many new stationary tools. They’re quickly becoming a requirement [...]

Zero Clearance Relief Cut

A zero-clearance throat plate is a must-have for every tablesaw. It prevents small offcuts and thin strips from dropping down alongside the blade which is really annoying. Some manufacturers sell [...]

Q & A: Prescription Safety Glasses

Prescription Safety Glasses   Q: I hate fumbling with goggles over my prescription glasses, so I’ve given up. Don’t regular glasses protect my eyes well enough in the workshop? [...]

Home Woodworking.

I am a "Home Woodworker" building all kinds off things and safety was for sissies. I allways said "it wiil never happen to me" , was I wrong? …

Keep shop neat

What tips and tricks do you have to keep your shop neat?  Tell us — and share with the community!   Thanks, The American Woodworker Team…


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