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4 Dangers of Sawdust in Your Shop

4 Dangers of Sawdust in Your Shop


JANUARY 29, 2014 ERIC HART Sawdust happens. If you are a prop carpenter, or you do any sort of carpentry in your shop, you will produce sawdust. There‚Äôs been plenty written about maintaining the dust in your shop; that is, providing adequate ventilation in your shop, hooking your tools up…

Why You Should NEVER Stand Behind a Tablesaw

Why You Should NEVER Stand Behind a Tablesaw


You should never stand behind a table saw blade when cutting wood. The reason: “kickback,” the term for when the ultra-fast-spinning blade grabs the wood, lifts it up and throws it back away from the saw. Woodworker David Picciuto discovered the power of this effect firsthand during a trip to…