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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 04-03-2007, 02:12 PM Thread Starter
 
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Yesterday I spent most of the morning in my "shop". I used the table saw several times.. Then hand held router. Then table router. Miter saw. Drill press and two sanders. All the dangerous tools with no sweat. Then I pulled out my brand new Rooster and Hen pocket knife and began to scribe a line on some oak. Slip! Zip! Holy Moly Oly.....off to the Emergency Room for 12 stitches.
A reminder to me, that I am sharing with you, that a guy has GOTTA be alert all the time! I did NOT do a thing wrong.....but accidents DO happen.
Your wonded pal, Birch.
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Sorry to hear of your unfortunate accident Birch. Motorcycle riding is like woodworking also. You CANNOT let your guard down for a second. I do understand that accidents do happen. I sliced a finger open reaching for the toliet paper at work. Who would have thunk it. Seems the chrome was peeling off the holder and when I reached for the paper my finger found the exact spot where it was peeling. So, accidents do happen, no matter where you are. Hope you get healed quickly.




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Oh Birch,

Dog gone it... sounds like you have pretty nice shop!
I can't imagine how such a slip with a pocket knife could cause a cut worth 12 stitches!!
Sorry you got cut, etc... bummer... Hope you get better & heal fast!
Take care...

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You never know when someting like that will happen. Last year I knocked off part of the tip of my left thumb twice in one year on my band saw feeding a slim piece of wood in. Now the thumb is a little numb on the tip. The push stick was hanging one foot away and I didn't use it. When will we ever learn?
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So now, you have a "Numb Thumb"..
Sorry.. I couldn't resist it..

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Was that poket knife sharp or were you "forcing" a dull one?
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Hi Birch
First, let me wish you fast recovery

It reminds me, that on a UK forum there was a discussion about safety (Just for a general knowledge, the Bretons are crazy about safety) and I replied "hey, guys, all my accidents are not from the TS, Router and a like but from the utility knife"

I also cut my finger the same way like you did but it was not so sever and I glue the cut with CA (super glue).

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Sorry to hear of your unfortunate accident Birch.I hope that story don't happen again.
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I also cut my finger the same way like you did but it was not so sever and I glue the cut with CA (super glue).
niki
lets here this again maybe everyone missed it but not me so niki, you "Super Glued Your finger together?"
interesting hahaha
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Here's one that will get your heart going ...

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She logons on every day, but she has not said, if she has got her cabinets done or not, maybe she will see this post and give us a update,,,

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