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Chop Saw Dust Hood #6: Installed!

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Blog entry by BlankMan posted 12-28-2009 09:18 AM 10768 reads 7 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 5: Well It's In The Home Stretch Part 6 of Chop Saw Dust Hood series Part 7: Video Of It Suckin' Up da Dust »

Well, (drum roll please) here it is in place. If I get some time I take a video of it in action so you can see how it works, And I must say, it works pretty well.

Saw locked down showing the dust port connection and the line cord grommet.

And in the normal position.

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI



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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 12-28-2009 09:33 AM

I waited up to see this ?? I thought there would be additional duct collection in the hood!!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 12-28-2009 09:33 AM

:-)) :-)) gotcha!! Nice work Curt.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 12-28-2009 09:38 AM

LOL Thanks. You can go to bed now, your day is fulfilled. :)

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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#4 posted 12-28-2009 09:40 AM

Goodnight Chet.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 12-28-2009 02:43 PM

Nice job on the hood looks great.

-- Mert,Oshkosh WI,

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#6 posted 12-28-2009 02:51 PM

Looks Good, is this your own design or did you find the plans somewhere.

-- Dave from "The Sawdust Shed"

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#7 posted 12-28-2009 03:08 PM

Looks great. How about a few shots showing the back side/dust collector interface…and I ask purely in the interest of wanting to steal your idea! Nice work Curt!

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#8 posted 12-28-2009 03:32 PM

I second that. I’m always looking to make my duct collection more efficient.

-- Dave from "The Sawdust Shed"

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#9 posted 12-28-2009 04:47 PM

Curt, this looks fantastic! definitely something I’ll go back to if/when I get a mitersaw. thanks for the post.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#10 posted 12-28-2009 06:35 PM

Thanks all.

Dave, my own design from scratch, no plans just a rough sketch so I’d cut the wood to the right length. The first time. :)

Dave and David, ok I’ll take some of the back. It’s tight and dark back there so I’ll have to use a flash (which I normally don’t) so we’ll see how it comes out.

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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#11 posted 12-28-2009 06:40 PM

Thats a great idea!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#12 posted 01-16-2010 09:54 PM

Great job Curt! I just got a new miter saw and this is definitely on my list . Thanks for posting!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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