mistermikev Posted December 20, 2019 Report Share Posted December 20, 2019 so, 5 minutes ago I was out in my garage routering my neck. Using a 3/4" x1" x1/2" whiteside bit. I see some movement in the corner of my eye and realize that my wife is standing there. I carefully turn off my router and stand between her and it. I have a full face shield plus glasses on. She's just politely waiting for me to stop. I damn near shit my pants. I have tried many times to impress upon her that when she hears that thing running she absolutely cannot come into the garage... cannot even knock on the door. that it is a dangerous machine and if I loose concentration for a minute I could loose my whole hand or even my life. She's not stupid... (I would def think that about anyone you told me this about). College educated, professional, and often smarter than me (isn't sayin' much). she just isn't taking me seriously. She gets mad at me because I yell - because when I'm terrified I tend to raise my voice and get excited! This is about the 6th time it's happened. I have given myself time to calm down and approached her about it calmly after the fact. Trying to impress upon her that I could get seriously injured. In tonights' case - she could have been seriously injured. I just sent an email to her with a picture of some guys hand (from the internet) - after he had an accident on a table router. I'm not even sure that will do it. I'm thinking I'm going to go buy a sliding lock for the door so at least she can't open it while I'm out there... but I don't want to get startled while running a router. what would you do? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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