Safety is priority number one in the workshop. Protect your digits, limbs, eyes, ears, lungs, and all the parts that mean the most to you. Let's discuss the products and techniques that are going to get you home in one piece.
Power-tool noise can, over time, lead to hearing loss. So it makes sense to wear hearing protection as much as possible in the shop.
Whether bent on harvesting your own wood with a chainsaw or just trimming branches, you must play it safe. And there’s more to it than the right saw and protective clothing.
I recently bought an HVLP sprayer. So far, I’ve applied water-based finishes while wearing just a cheap respirator. I’d like to get a better respirator for spraying other types of finishes.
I was ripping a oak plywood on my tablesaw. As I was about finished, the plywood climbed up the blade, turned to the left, and became a missile, injuring my left hand. What did I do wrong?
I want to make feather boards from scrapwood. Does grain direction matter? Should I use hardwood or softwood? Is plywood effective?
I recently had a pacemaker put in and, according to my doctor, I can’t get within two feet of my power tools. How do I save my hobby and my health?