Electronic earmuffs both protect hearing and provide musical entertainment, not just mushy white noise. Fine Woodworking’s Anatole Burkin reviews some that have active noise reduction capabilities and are appropriate for industrial use, such as woodshop noise. They won’t deliver hi-fi sound, but they will help ease the boredom in repetitive tasks. Burkin shares his thoughts on the six he reviewed, plus a few safety tips.

From Fine Woodworking #142