Woodworking Safety Guide

Safety Week Videos: Protect Your Eyes

comments (0) May 8th, 2008 in blogs, videos

AsaC Asa Christiana, Special Projects Editor, Fine Woodworking magazine
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Video Length: 2:33
Produced by: Gina Eide

Safety glasses are imperative in woodworking. In this short video, magazine editor Asa Christiana explains how to protect your eyes from flying woodchips and dust.

And, if you need more proof that eye protection’s important, listen to Lisa Mazzenga’s story about a wood chip that pierced her cornea.

For more information on this topic, read A New Look at Eye Protection.

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Woodworking is a solitary hobby and it requires tools and techniques that are inherently dangerous. These two factors make workshop safety a top concern for any woodworker. When working in the shop it is important to protect your eyes, ears, and lungs, and take great care when using hand and power tools. These safety manuals prepared by the editors of Fine Woodworking provide the foundation of safety knowlege every woodworker should know.