Safety Week

Spoken Wood Podcast No. 122

May 3, 20110 Comments

Today’s episode was written by Bob Flexner for the Popular Woodworking Magazine’s Finishing Techniques at the Popular Woodworking Magazine Website. The article is titled “The Folly of Food-Safe Finishes” and was originally posted March 14, 2011. To find today’s or even more great articles written by Bob and many more authors visit the Techniques page […]

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428 Shop Safety Checklist by WOOD Magazine

May 12, 20101 Comment

We’re close to wrapping up SAFETY WEEK 2010 and I stumbled across a great article at WOOD Magazine‘s website. Not one to let a good thing slide by, I asked the folks at WOOD for permission to share it with all of you. Thankfully they said yes! Today’s episode is based on the 12 point […]

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427 The GRR-Ripper

May 10, 20104 Comments

It’s Safety Week 2010 and it only makes sense for this week’s “Try It Tuesday” to be a safety device. A while ago we had a chance to give-away a Micro-Jig GRR-Ripper as part of our monthly schwag drawing. I couldn’t just give one away without trying it out for myself, so for total openness…YES […]

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Safety Week 2010 Begins!

May 10, 20105 Comments

It’s the beginning of Safety Week 2010 and it’s time for a whole lot of safety topics being posted for your consumption. While I’ll be posting safety related shows throughout the week, I found some great links I wanted to share. Safety is an important issue, but in some situations it can be humorous to […]

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359 Kickback in Action

May 8, 20093 Comments

Safety Week 2009 is coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean we can go back to our old habits…especially if they were bad ones!! Next to the dangers of dust exposure I think one of the most talked about topics is tablesaw kickback. Unfortunately at some point all of us will have experienced it. […]

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358 Push Sticks and Featherboards

May 6, 20090 Comments

Safety Week 2009 is almost half over and everywhere you look everyone’s talking safety. Take a few minutes this week and visit with all of the various blogs, websites and shows to see what people have to say about one of the most important topics in the shop. For today’s episode let’s take a look […]

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357 Safety Week 2009 “Sensible About Safety”

May 4, 20094 Comments

It’s the beginning of Safety Week 2009 and everywhere you look everyone’s talking safety. Take a few minutes this week and visit with all of the various blogs, websites and shows to see what people have to say about one of the most important topics in the shop. With that said, today’s episode was inspired […]

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Safety Week Schwag Winners

May 9, 20080 Comments

The first ever Safety Week has come to a close and here at Matt’s Basement Workshop we have some great schwag to giveaway to four of you look listeners of the show. I was joined by a special guest down in the office who helped to draw the names, so if you didn’t win…blame him!!

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264 – Safety Week – Eye Protection

May 8, 20080 Comments

Safety Week is coming to a close and here’s the last installment from Matt’s Basement Workshop. Eye protection is vital in the woodshop, with sawdust, chips, splinters, and even finishing chemicals flying around keeping our eyes safe is crucial. We have plenty of options for all the various jobs we do in the woodshop, so […]

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263 – Safety Week – Hearing Protection (aka-what’d you say???)

May 6, 20080 Comments

Safety week is well under way and here is my second episode. As I mentioned on Monday, I firmly feel that there are three areas we need to be aware of everytime we walk into the shop. We talked about lung safety on Monday and how there’s more to sawdust danger than explosions and slipping […]

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