York Men's Shed
When members join they sign our induction form stating they are responsible for their own safety - but that doesn't mean we can't help each other become more safe in the shop. The links below provide a very useful safety briefing on what is considered by many to be the most dangerous tool in a woodworkers shop - the table saw. If you are new to our group please take time to view these programs to help familiarize yourself with this piece of machinery.
Stumpy Nubs Shop Safety Videos
Safe table saw usage - https://youtu.be/qSbS5zhH7cE
Rip cuts - https://youtu.be/bADmnDEcuYo
Crosscutting - https://youtu.be/o8ok1h0gJ5o
Another machine that gets a fair bit of use in the Shed is our band saw. It has become apparent that there are as many different ideas about how to set this machine up as there are members :) . Mike Thorpe spotted the following YouTube video which provides an easy guide to setting up a band saw.
Alex Snodgrass Band saw videos
Band Saw Clinic - https://youtu.be/wGbZqWac0jU
We are lucky to have Neil Lawton associated with our shed group. Neil is a professional turner who runs wood turning courses in York.
Links to surrounding shed groups and to the national organization.