Tag: Safety Week

Spoken Wood Podcast No. 41

May 9, 20100 Comments

Today’s Spoken Wood Podcast episode was written by Tim Walter the head honcho at Eagle America and it’s titled “Too Cool To Be Safe”. The article appears on Eagle America’s blog The Cutting Edge and was originally posted on January 16th, 2010. To read more of the great posts from Tim and many other contributors […]

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May Schwag Drawing Sneak Peek

May 2, 20100 Comments

Hard to believe it’s May already…but IT IS! That means the warm weather is just around the corner for my neck of the woods and with warm weather comes lawn mowing, cook-outs and lots of fun in the sun. What does this have to do with schwag? Absolutely nothing, but I thought I’d just remind […]

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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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262 – Safety Week Sawdust and Your Lungs

May 4, 20080 Comments

It’s the beginning of safety week and here at Matt’s Basement Workshop I’m planning on sharing with you my take on three very important safety issues, starting today with sawdust safety. When most of us think of sawdust safety we think of fires and explosions due to sparks and accumulated piles. But I think of […]

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