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    04-20-2015, 05:42 PM
    cschofer replied to a thread Table Saw Safety in HEALTH & SAFETY
    As for the other videos... well... let's just say that they are "pet peeves" in the sense that they depict operation of a table saw in a manner which...
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    04-20-2015, 05:25 PM
    cschofer replied to a thread Table Saw Safety in HEALTH & SAFETY
    I wouldn't necessary put it like this, but... yes... this is an accurate statement. :D Again... another correct statement. Again. I...
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    04-19-2015, 10:36 PM
    cschofer replied to a thread Table Saw Safety in HEALTH & SAFETY
    Next example. Safe or unsafe? https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=WK6SqFLx880
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    04-19-2015, 10:11 PM
    cschofer replied to a thread Table Saw Safety in HEALTH & SAFETY
    Here is another video. Again I am sure that this person is very experienced, but I don't see any obvious safety devices other than a push stick. ...
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    04-19-2015, 10:01 PM
    cschofer replied to a thread Table Saw Safety in HEALTH & SAFETY
    Thank you! Now... what about the video in the link below? At about the 04:30 mark (Scene 3), Tom Silva starts using a table saw to make a number...
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    04-19-2015, 04:42 PM
    cschofer replied to a thread Table Saw Safety in HEALTH & SAFETY
    Thanks. This IMHO is an excellent safety video. However, I think it is clear to me that I am likely doing a terrible job of asking the right...
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    04-18-2015, 02:30 PM
    cschofer replied to a thread Table Saw Safety in HEALTH & SAFETY
    As a matter of fact, yes I do ALWAYS wear my seat belt. :D Does that guarantee that I won't get hurt if I get into an accident? Heck no! But...
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    04-18-2015, 02:14 PM
    cschofer replied to a thread Table Saw Safety in HEALTH & SAFETY
    Likewise, I get what you are saying. My own common sense and sense of self-preservation is one of the reasons I started this thread. It's the gray...
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    04-18-2015, 12:43 PM
    cschofer replied to a thread Table Saw Safety in HEALTH & SAFETY
    I found this article a few minutes ago. It is IMHO a good article that talks about choosing the right saw and safe operation as discussed in this...
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    04-18-2015, 10:48 AM
    cschofer replied to a thread Table Saw Safety in HEALTH & SAFETY
    Another example: I have seen videos about how to make a crosscut sled. It strikes me as something that might be handy to have. However, the...
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    04-18-2015, 10:34 AM
    cschofer replied to a thread Table Saw Safety in HEALTH & SAFETY
    Spruce: Earlier in this thread, you told a story about how you stopped some girl in shop class from using a belt sander in an unsafe manner. She...
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    04-18-2015, 12:29 AM
    cschofer replied to a thread Table Saw Safety in HEALTH & SAFETY
    In fact, here is the first warning in the safety section from the manual: ALWAYS USE SAW BLADE GUARD, splitter and anti-kickback pawls for every...
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    04-17-2015, 06:40 PM
    cschofer replied to a thread Table Saw Safety in HEALTH & SAFETY
    This is the heart of why I started this thread! It is the "Do as I say, not as I do" mentality that I find bothersome. I don't have to hunt down...
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    04-17-2015, 10:25 AM
    cschofer replied to a thread Table Saw Safety in HEALTH & SAFETY
    So... getting back to my original question, the only videos I have seen that actually use the table saw's safety features (pawls, blade guard, riving...
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    04-17-2015, 09:00 AM
    cschofer replied to a thread Table Saw Safety in HEALTH & SAFETY
    LESS-OBVIOUS DANGER: Kickback On any table saw, the top of the blade spins very fast and it a direction that would throw the piece you are...
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    04-17-2015, 08:29 AM
    cschofer replied to a thread Table Saw Safety in HEALTH & SAFETY
    Let me take a step back for a moment in an effort to provide some semblance of the answer that I sort of hoped to see for the benefit of future...
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    04-16-2015, 06:11 PM
    cschofer replied to a thread Table Saw Safety in HEALTH & SAFETY
    I just expected (or rather HOPED for) a more clear-cut/direct answer. Maybe something like Yes, it is safe PROVIDED that you know what you are...
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    04-16-2015, 05:58 PM
    cschofer replied to a thread Table Saw Safety in HEALTH & SAFETY
    Again, I think you folks answered my question... but for the heck of it, here is a perfect example of what I am talking about. Not a single safety...
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    04-13-2015, 09:13 PM
    cschofer replied to a thread Table Saw Safety in HEALTH & SAFETY
    Thank goodness my "baby" wasn't in the room to see this! Months of therapy would have gone down the drain! LOL! :D But yeah.... I hear ya. I...
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    04-13-2015, 01:26 AM
    cschofer replied to a thread Table Saw Safety in HEALTH & SAFETY
    For instance... I drive. Although there is always the possibility that I could be involved in an accident, I really don't think much of it because...
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    04-13-2015, 01:12 AM
    cschofer replied to a thread Table Saw Safety in HEALTH & SAFETY
    Thanks for all the replies. You all answered my question... but at the same time... well... I am not sure what I should ask, but nobody is...
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    04-08-2015, 11:26 PM
    Alas... I am confused again. Could I ask one (or more) of you experts to weigh in? The issue is table saw safety. Every table saw I have seen...
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