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Offline johne

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Another tool that won't get UL approval
« on: April 26, 2008, 06:44 PM »


 That could hurt real bad ;D
« Last Edit: April 26, 2008, 07:02 PM by Matthew Schenker »

Offline johne

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Re: Another tool that won't get UL approval
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2008, 06:46 PM »
If the video dont work try this link


Offline Matthew Schenker

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Re: Another tool that won't get UL approval
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2008, 07:02 PM »
johne,
Um...no comment.
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Offline Dan Rush

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Re: Another tool that won't get UL approval
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2008, 07:08 PM »
And I get yelled at for removing a couple of guards here and there.

From now on... I am  MR SAFETY!!

Offline Brice Burrell

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Re: Another tool that won't get UL approval
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2008, 08:25 PM »
I have one of those, I am going to be replacing it with the Kapex when it comes out.  ;)

Offline joraft

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Re: Another tool that won't get UL approval
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2008, 08:48 PM »
That's exactly how I have my Powermatic set up.

And I use the same approach when cutting large pieces. I stick both arms way out so I'm off balance, and then lean into the work real hard. That's the only way I can get my dull, rusty blade to burn through the wood.

Could this be a safety issue?


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« Last Edit: April 26, 2008, 09:04 PM by joraft »
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Offline Matthew Schenker

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Re: Another tool that won't get UL approval
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2008, 10:10 PM »
Everyone,
I just watched that video again and realized I was literally gritting my teeth as it played.

Maybe the guy needs one of these instead:


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« Last Edit: April 26, 2008, 10:12 PM by Matthew Schenker »
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Offline Qwas

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Re: Another tool that won't get UL approval
« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2008, 03:00 AM »
If only Henry Ford could watch this and see what the assembly line has become!

Offline SRSemenza

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Re: Another tool that won't get UL approval
« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2008, 10:13 AM »




!!!!!  :o AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :o
« Last Edit: April 27, 2008, 10:14 AM by semenza »

Offline Tom Bainbridge

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Re: Another tool that won't get UL approval
« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2008, 04:23 PM »
our great grandfathers and great great gradfathers worked with machinery like that

unprotected belt driven machines, no guards, no riving knifes (kerf blade) and no fence

i thought it was a thing of the past................................. until i worked with a 30 year old, about 18 months ago

cutting large wedges on a bench saw (but not belt driven) .........  same method

the builder made the guy foreman  ::) and he was teaching the technique  ::) 





stupidity gone mad............................    the HSE (health and safety executive) here in england would have had a field day

sometimes we ALL think the HSE are stupid beyond reason.............. thank god they exist............... 




isambard kingdom brunell was PROUD of his safety record

one of his railway cuttings ONLY cost 250 lives...................................


 
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Offline johne

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Re: Another tool that won't get UL approval
« Reply #10 on: April 27, 2008, 05:34 PM »
First time i saw this i laughed and thought that the guy was totally insane.

But then i looked at my own table saw with the blade guard not installed (because it is harder to see where i am cutting ::))
and i have to admit it's just as insane.

Accidents always happen when you least expect em or when you lose sight of the potential dangers of a power tool
I had my finger manicured (as in total nail removal by a stationary belt sander) that way.

So i guess that the blade guard goes back on (Had nightmarish visions of trying to dial the emergency room and pressing the buttons with my nose) ;D

Offline Robert Robinson

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Re: Another tool that won't get UL approval
« Reply #11 on: April 27, 2008, 07:16 PM »
I wonder if Incra makes a fence for that thing?
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Offline SteveBirmingham

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Re: Another tool that won't get UL approval
« Reply #12 on: April 27, 2008, 11:39 PM »
You guys may laugh but when I was a kid that is exactly how we cut our fire wood for the year. Ya just gotta stay away from the blade. When you buy cedar shakes think about the guy cutting them. They stand next to a 48" saw with almost no guard to cut the shakes from a block then about a foot in front of them is a 40" cut off saw with no guard that they use to trim the shake to length. One of my friends did loose part of a finger because his mind wandered just a bit. I not sure how to put in a link but if you copy and paste this URL you'll be mighty glad of your job!

Offline joraft

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Re: Another tool that won't get UL approval
« Reply #13 on: April 28, 2008, 12:10 AM »

... Ya just gotta stay away from the blade.



That's always been my motto.  :)


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Re: Another tool that won't get UL approval
« Reply #14 on: April 28, 2008, 03:52 PM »
What about this one?  It's like a TS200.

« Last Edit: April 28, 2008, 03:53 PM by Shane Holland »

Offline Robert Robinson

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Re: Another tool that won't get UL approval
« Reply #15 on: April 28, 2008, 04:12 PM »
What about this one?  It's like a TS200.


I think if I had a saw that big, I would be smiling too.
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Offline Dovetail65

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Re: Another tool that won't get UL approval
« Reply #16 on: April 28, 2008, 04:25 PM »
Crazy as it sounds there are many times I wish I had something like that!
The one who says it can't be done should avoid interrupting the person doing it.

Offline johne

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Re: Another tool that won't get UL approval
« Reply #17 on: April 28, 2008, 04:32 PM »
You re gonna want a CT 200 with that also ;D