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Tip on selecting and using a respirator when applying stains, polyurethanes, and other finishes in the home shop.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER May-Jun 1989 (v.5#3) pg. 6

Tip describes how to make a dusk mask from natural sponge.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #30 Jan-Feb 1993 pg. 16

Product review of nine battery-powered models of air filtration dust helmets, hoods, and masks. Recommendations on how to make a selection.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #33 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 24

Dealing with sawdust in the workshop. A look at shop vacuums, masks and helmets, dust collectors and ambient air cleaners.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #58 Apr 1997 pg. 72
Correction AMERICAN WOODWORKER #60 Aug 1997 pg. 14

How to choose a respirator that best meets a studio artist's needs.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1989 (v.6#7) pg. 53

Extend the life of expensive lead-filtering respirator cartridges by fastening inexpensive dust filters over the intake openings.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Nov 2001 (v.25#2) pg. 10

Tip shows how to make a substitute dusk mask from a cone-shaped coffee filter.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1997 (v.21#2) pg. 19

Hazards of wood dust for woodcarvers and three ways to reduce exposure.
CHIP CHATS May-Jun 1991 (v.38#3) pg. 69

Don't pollute yourself. Wear the right protective mask. What is available and tips on their use.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #277 Mar 1987 (v.37#3) pg. 8

Breathing protection. Advice on how to select and use the right respirator for home workshop use.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #332 Oct 1992 (v.42#9) pg. 51

Home-made dust mask looks like a beekeeper's hat, but includes a fresh air supply hose.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #36 Dec 1986-Jan 1987 pg. 16
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #39 Apr-May 1987 pg. 4

Used disposable paper dust masks can be re-used to filter paints, lacquers, etc.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #40 Jun-Jul 1987 pg. 16

Advice on use of gloves and dust masks when handling and cutting commercially available pressure-treated wood.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #56 Oct-Nov 1989 pg. 14

Protecting your lungs on the job. Know the risks and choose the right respirator.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #88 Apr-May 1994 pg. 72
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #89 Jun-Jul 1994 pg. 6

Respiratory hazards. Choosing the right protection from wood dust, toxic vapors, and common solvents found in the woodshop.
FINE WOODWORKING #41 Jul-Aug 1983 pg. 36
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #44 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 6

Dust and the woodworker. Examining the respiratory hazards and methods of protection.
FINE WOODWORKING #83 Jul-Aug 1990 pg. 72
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #85 Nov-Dec 1990 pg. 4
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #86 Jan-Feb 1991 pg. 4

Tips on checking and storing filter-type respirators.
FINE WOODWORKING #91 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 26

Advice on protection from breathing fine dust.
FINE WOODWORKING #99 Mar-Apr 1993 pg. 24

Protecting your lungs from woodworking. Advice on selecting and using dust masks and respirators.
FINE WOODWORKING #127 Nov-Dec 1997 pg. 64
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #129 Mar-Apr 1998 pg. 8

Sawdust control. Looks at respirators, sawdust collection systems, etc.
HOME MECHANIX #786 Jun 1994 (v.90) pg. 56

Making your own over-the-head breathing apparatus (and other tips) to protect from harmful fumes in the workplace.
KITPLANES Jan 1993 (v.10#1) pg. 82

Jade cutters' tips for respiratory protection.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Mar 1990 (v.43#12) pg. 77

Tips on selecting and using an organic vapor mask to prevent allergic reactions to photographic chemicals.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Aug 1994 (v.23#4) pg. 10

Preventative protection. Tips on using dust masks, eye protection and hearing protectors in your workshop.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1988 (v.165#1) pg. 29

Using and maintaining cartridge-type respirators. Some tips.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1988 (v.165#3) pg. 144

Dealing with airborne wood dust. Air helmets. What is available in battery-powered models and tips on their use.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #55 Jul 1990 (v.10#1) pg. 22

Safe breathing. Picking the right mask for the job. A chart shows which filter should be used with each type of household hazard.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1987 (v.2#4) pg. 19

Dust masks and respirators. Determining what you need to filter out wood dust and finishing fumes.
WOOD MAGAZINE #6 Aug 1985 (v.2#4) pg. 47

Woodworker's guide to buying respirators.
WOOD MAGAZINE #40 Jan 1991 (v.8#1) pg. 32

Respirator tips. How to get the most from a mask.
WOOD MAGAZINE #40 Jan 1991 (v.8#1) pg. 84

Use a disposable paper mask to eliminate eyeglass fogging caused by a more rigid dust mask.
WOOD MAGAZINE #67 Jan 1994 (v.11#1) pg. 12

Healthy woodworking. What you need to know to protect your sight, hearing and lungs. Choosing the right equipment.
WOOD MAGAZINE #138 Dec 2001 (v.18#9) pg. 62

Boatyard hazards. Health and safety considerations when building and repairing boats. Tips on the hazards (wood dust, solvents, coatings, etc.). Tips on masks, clothing, gloves, etc. to provide protection.
WOODENBOAT #79 Nov-Dec 1987 pg. 34, 41
Added Info WOODENBOAT #80 Jan-Feb 1988 pg. 5
Added Info WOODENBOAT #81 Mar-Apr 1988 pg. 7
Added Info WOODENBOAT #83 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 5

Dust protection. Tips on selecting and using wood dust masks and respirators.
WOODSMITH #118 Aug 1998 (v.20) pg. 34

How to make a standby battery for the Racal airhood.
WOODTURNING #42 May 1996 pg. 77

Tip on preventing eyeglass fogging when using paper dust masks.
WOODWORK #16 Jul-Aug 1992 pg. 15

Plywood box to store and transport the Racal Airlite respirator.
WOODWORKER Feb 1994 (v.98#2) pg. 56

Tip on keeping glasses from steaming up when wearing a dust mask.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1989 (v.13#3) pg. 58

Tip on extending the life of respirator cartridges for gases and vapors.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1990 (v.14#5) pg. 74

Homemade fresh-air respirator is made from a full-face visor, a length of flexible hose, and a blower or hair dryer.
WOODWORKING TODAY #23 Jul 1991 pg. 50

Protect against dusts and chemical mists with suitable masks and filters. What is available and tips on their use.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1986 (v.42#5) pg. 44
Added Info WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1987 (v.43#2) pg. 35

Respiratory hazards in the shop. Advice on selecting and using a respirator.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1989 (v.45#1) pg. 66
Added Info WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1989 (v.45#2) pg. 6
Added Info WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1989 (v.45#4) pg. 8