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« on: March 24, 2010, 11:45:34 AM »

Could have been worse...  Making a slatted board on table saw, when a small piece got pinched between blade and fence, kicked out and somehow threw my finger against the blade.  Only the finger nail got cut off, thank God!

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« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2010, 12:04:53 PM »

That hurts just seeing it.   Glad it wasn't worse.
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« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2010, 02:06:36 PM »

Been there, done that ( or really similar ).  Got 2 words for ya.  Push-stick, featherboard.  Or is that 3 or 4  words.  Anyway, they keep me from dripping vital fluids on my garage floor and the Missuz from being all freaked out. Wink

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« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2010, 02:11:54 PM »

Ouch!  I had a similar situation but the blade only took the callus off of my thumb.  Now, I use a push stick and really watch that blade!   shocked
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« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2010, 03:15:42 PM »

ow ow ow ow ow!!!
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« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2010, 04:02:08 PM »

Sorry to read (and see) your injury. Hope you have a speedy recovery.

 My brother-in-law ran the tip of his thumb across a planer. He has a perfectly flat thumb tip now.

 Hope the finger doesn't throb too much and you can sleep well at night.

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« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2010, 08:00:58 PM »

THIS is the saw you need


   
NI Week Sawstop Demo


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« Reply #7 on: March 24, 2010, 09:32:54 PM »

You lucky dog.  Count your blessings.  1, 2, 3, 4,..............

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« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2010, 10:17:35 PM »

ouch, yes you do need a feather board , the video is very impressive, supprised that doesnt come as standard with all table saws now.
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« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2010, 10:48:29 PM »

Wow!!!! Awesome that you thought of getting the picture before it started throbbing!

your friend,
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« Reply #10 on: March 25, 2010, 09:27:14 AM »

thanks guys, I got the featherboard yesterday and finished the box.  featherboard makes a big difference!
I believe the nail will grow back. 
No matter how careful you are, if hands are close to the blade when wood kicks back hard, anything can happen.  It happened so fast, I dont know exactly how my finger hit the blade. I thought at first that only the wood kicked back and hit my finger, then I saw the RED. 
I just hope the bees appreciate what went in to making their slatted board grin
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« Reply #11 on: March 25, 2010, 09:52:13 AM »

Use all safety devices and maintain good balance when using any power tool.  :)doak
 
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« Reply #12 on: March 26, 2010, 07:09:11 PM »

It doesn't look like you got into the nail bed at the base of the nail, you should have a brand new nail in, oh 3 or 4 months.  So far I'v "only" taken out the tip of a thumb and a postage stamp sized chunk'o'ME on a wrist ( that takes about 6 months to fill back in ).  The Good Lord has blessed me so far in that I've just had educational experiences and no medical emergencies.  Most woodworking books I've seen rate the tablesaw as the most dangerous of the power tools.  Watch yourself, hard to be a 1 handed beekeeper.

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« Reply #13 on: April 24, 2010, 07:01:34 PM »

I have a mate who has only seven fingers and half a thumb because he thought it could only happen once. He was very very wrong because a couple of years later he put his hand too close to the saw whilst manipulating some smallish timber cuts.  I use a bit of stick always. I used to be be bit slack until seen his hand after the first episode. My wife would get very angry if I made a mess of the floor with my blood let alone not be able to work while recovering. It did not take much skill on my part to learn how to use a push stick. In fact I have made a couple for different little and big jobs in the shed.
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« Reply #14 on: April 26, 2010, 01:23:02 PM »

Sorry about the injury....I did the exact same thing when I was a teenager (cutting box joints for bee hives no less)....I am much more careful around sawblades now and try to use a push block whenever possible to keep my fingers away from the blade.
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« Reply #15 on: April 26, 2010, 08:13:24 PM »

not trying to sound unsympathetic here.   Ihave worked with saws and wood for many years, seen many folks lose parts by rushing or not being careful enough.

some words of advice to anyone using any type of power saw...

NEVER trust a power saw. NEVER, EVER.

treat a power saw the way you would a pet crocodile. be wary and use every safety gadget that you can.  even if it is "just a quick cut'.

not only do  I use push sticks and boards my saws don't even get plugged in unless they are actively being used.  That way no "oops, I forgot that was on" accidents happen.

gotta be careful out there.

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« Reply #16 on: April 27, 2010, 07:58:53 AM »

not only do  I use push sticks and boards my saws don't even get plugged in unless they are actively being used.  That way no "oops, I forgot that was on" accidents happen.

gotta be careful out there.

Big Bear
Yeah, for me it is so one of my boys doesn't try something.  Not that they don't know how to plug them in if they wanted, but they have a habit of just pressing random buttons to see what happens....
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