Nevada Woodchucks Safety Test
If you want to play with anything with power, this test must be completed.
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General Questions: Always wear ______ protection when operating power equipment *
1 point
Do not operate power equipment without _____ permission. *
1 point
When using loud equipment use ______ protection *
1 point
In case of power failure turn machine *
1 point
Always wear loose clothing and jewelry when operating power machinery. *
1 point
Chitchat is allowed while operating power tools. *
1 point
Radial arm saws are not to be used on Woodchuck property. *
1 point
Router Questions: The router must be ______ before changing the bit *
1 point
Check the router collet is ______ before inserting bit. *
1 point
Only use _____ bits. *
1 point
The router should be turned ______ before plugging in. *
1 point
Old and damaged bits can be used safely on a router. *
1 point
Router bits should sit tight on the bottom of the collet. *
1 point
Shallow cuts are best and safest on a router. *
1 point
Over tightened router collets produce the safest cuts and are best for the router. *
1 point
Keep area free of metal and obstructing objects when using a router. *
1 point
Only ______ material should be routed. *
1 point
Plan your cuts so you do not ______. *
1 point
Bit should be at full speed and clear of material before a cut is started. *
1 point
Always force the bit into the wood for safety and performance. *
1 point
Always set the router down with the bit turning.
1 point
Table Saw Questions: High tooth count blades should be used for ripping on a table saw. *
1 point
Use the guard and other safety devices whenever it is practical and correct to use them. *
1 point
The blade should be raised ______ above the wood. *
1 point
When using a rip fence the fence should be ______ in place before use. *
1 point
Always hold the wood down tight against the table when making a cut. *
1 point
Use a ______ when making a narrow cut. *
1 point
Use the ______ as a guide when cross cutting a piece of material. *
1 point
Hold the material firmly against the miter gauge and down against the table as you make the cut. *
1 point
Keep your hand and body away from the blade and out of the path of the cut. *
1 point
It is OK to freehand on a table saw. *
1 point
The miter gauge should slide freely within the length of the guide slot before you start a cut. *
1 point
The table saw is recommended for cutting warped or round material. *
1 point
Reaching over the blade during a cut is proper and safe. *
1 point
Never use your fingers to push or hold wood near a turning blade. *
1 point
If necessary, it is permissible to back out of a cut while the bade is turning. *
1 point
The cut is complete when the wood passes ______ the blade *
1 point
When cutting with a miter gage, you can use the rip fence as a stop for the wood. *
1 point
Turn ______ the table saw when adjusting any settings. *
1 point
Lathe Questions: Make sure you have reviewed proper instruction before using any turning tools. *
1 point
When gluing up material for turning make sure the glue is spread evenly on both surfaces. *
1 point
______ tools are safe. *
1 point
Position the tool rest ______ inches from the turning blank. *
1 point
Spindle roughing gouges should only be used on ______.
1 point
Beginners are encouraged to turn turning blanks with large knots or inclusions. *
1 point
When starting a turning blank on the lathe, you should stand ______. *
1 point
Hand spin the blank to check it clears the tool least before starting the lathe. *
1 point
Drill Press Questions: Be sure drill bits are sharp, straight, and in good condition before using. *
1 point
The hole in the table does not need to be aligned with the drill bit. *
1 point
The workpiece should be clamped to the drill press table before starting a cut. *
1 point
Stopping the drill bit by hand is a good practice. *
1 point
Back out of a deep drill cut from time to time to avoid clogging or burning. *
1 point
Never leave a drill press running. *
1 point
Planer/Jointer: Set height of table ____ starting the jointer or plainer. *
1 point
The jointer or planer should be set for the ______ cut that will do the job. *
1 point
It is OK to plane or joint wood with metal, nails, or other foreign objects impeded. *
1 point
Paint or varnish can be stripped off wood with a planer. *
1 point
Wood should be over 1/2 inch thick and over the minimum length to plane. *
1 point
Is it safe to place your fingers between the rollers and board when planing? *
1 point
You should never use push blocks when using a jointer. *
1 point
Band Saw Questions: Is it acceptable to remove guards from the saw during use? *
1 point
Blade guards should be ______ inch above material to be cut. *
1 point
Never back out of a cut while the blade is turning or the machine is running. *
1 point
One should check to make sure the blade is tracking properly when starting the saw. *
1 point
One should immediately turn off the machine if the blade breaks. *
1 point
______ blades are used to cut tight curves. *
1 point
Use a ______ to clear small wood cutoffs from near the blade. *
1 point
Should material be loosely held on the table while cutting? *
1 point
Is cutting round or warped material on a band saw a good idea? *
1 point
Miter Saw Questions: Do you need to hold securely (clamp) material before cutting to keep it from moving? *
1 point
Never attempt to remove the material from the cut zone if the blade is moving. *
1 point
You need to ______ long stock when cutting. *
1 point
Should a miter saw be used to rip material? *
1 point
Finish Sander Questions: Should the drum sander be used in place of a planer to thickness wood? *
1 point
Always set the sander for minimum stock removal and make multiple passes. *
1 point
Sanding wood with a finish is never allowed on the woodchuck drum sander. *
1 point
Bonus question: What is the weight of an unladen swallow?
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