Shop Safety

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A point in case
A simple case protects marking knives
Conduit clamp cord keeper
PVC conduit clamps reduce extension cord clutter and tripping hazards.
Watch your noise levels in the shop
An Apple Watch feature makes the watch vibrate and show a notification if the decibel reading exceeds a specific level for a set amount of time.
A rubber tip helps to keep a woodworker's fingertips intact
I once saw a woodworker use the eraser end of a pencil as a hold-down to keep his fingers away from a rotating blade.
Healthy Woodworking
Know what you need to protect your sight, hearing, and lungs. We’ll help you choose the right gear, keeping you on the cutting edge of shop safety.
Fast and even featherboard
I saw your Ask WOOD® piece on featherboards and wanted to share my method for making all those cuts quickly and accurately.

More Shop Safety

An off-the-wall tablesaw safety reminder
We all know that it’s good safety practice to unplug your tablesaw before changing the blade.
Finger-saving hold-down for small workpieces
I came up with this adjustable hold-down to keep my fingers safely out of the way while cutting small pieces on the mitersaw.
Protect fingers with this handmade disc

I recently purchased an 8" adjustable circle cutter for cutting clock-face holes, but the spinning arm of the cutter scared the heck out of me when I used it.