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Finally, it has happened.
I type this with a finger on the right hand heavily bandaged due to doing something stupid with a table saw yesterday. No mean feat either (the typing that is).
Had a piece kickback whilst cutting tenons for some frames I'm making. Because tenons don't require a through cut, the saw blade was unprotected. And two fingers kissed the spinning blade. One suffered the merest of touches on the tip while the other was blessed with a decent pucker-up. The carbide blasted through the tip of the nail and about a quarter of the width of the finger just behind the tip. Not the neatest of cuts.
Two hours in Emergency saw just one stitch delivered (along with few bits of Steristrip) to try and maintain the tip shape plus a tetanus injection. Otherwise, not much. Didn't hit the bone and didn't loose much flesh. Rather lucky really.
The young bloke thought the experience most interesting...
Stay safe, kids.