297Re: [medievalsawdust] What was I thinking?
- Dec 24, 2002--
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>Subject: Re: [medievalsawdust] What was I thinking?
>Date: Tue, 24 Dec 2002 00:57:43 -0600
> >> Safety rules I was not following - Pretty much all the others.
> >> What I was thinking - .
>Well. so far I've done more damage to myself with hand tools (ya' know its
>WAY past the time to sharpen your chisels after you've extracted it from
>your body.) and hot metals that with power tools. although I've had a near
>miss or two with my bandsaw (. oh, and then there was that incident with
>the chainsaw. but somehow I don't think that really counts. I wasn't
>actually in my shop at the time.) We all need reminders now and again and
>this was sure a "wake up and smell the coffee" one for me.
>Featherboards are your friend. Avery and I had a conversation about his
>"oops" not long after the incident (if I recall correctly the paper towel
>wrap hadn't quite come off yet and the router bit hadn't been cleaned to
>reduce the corrosive effects of blood). So are pusher sticks, etc. Avery
>can also tell ya' a great story about table saw kickbacks. (No blood
>involved in this one if I recall correctly.)
>We also have another good friend who had the startling experience of
>watching one half of a board he was ripping on his table saw get kicked
>back across the shop and actually go THROUGH the garage door. ummm. I
>should mention that the garage door was closed at the time.
>Glad to hear that ya' still have all yer' fingers and toes, dude. and
>thanks for posting the tip.
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