Workshop Dust Control (American Woodworker)
Avoid known lifetime health hazards, such as nasal and lung cancer, that are caused by tiny wood particles and abrasive dust with this practical and important guide for all woodworkers on improving the air quality in their shop. Get wood dust under control with tips for finding the right shop vacuum, dust collector, and air scrubber. Includes practical solutions for making tools work cleaner.
FROM THE BOOK COVER:
Control the Dust and Breath Easier Wood dust in not only messy and annoying, it can pose countless health and safety hazards in the home workshop. Weekend woodworkers can develop allergies that will only worsen with increased exposure, and any random spark can turn a pile of dust into a serious fire hazard. Getting wood dust-especially the fine dust-under control is a critical and necessary step in any productive woodshop. As part of the Tool Smarts Series from American Woodworker, Woodshop Dust Collection is a must-have book for all woodworkers, regardless of skill level. It covers everything you need to know to set-up a safe, clean, work environment. This helpful guide includes expert information on: " The five simple rules for a dust free shop " Finding the right vacuum for your workspace " How to minimize dust from portable power tools " Dust collection systems, air compressors, and air scrubbers " Practical solutions for making tools work cleaner.