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Chop Saw Dust Hood #7: Video Of It Suckin' Up da Dust

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Blog entry by BlankMan posted 12-30-2009 07:01 AM 9178 reads 8 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I shot a video of it in operation in High Definition Video and Stereo (really!) the link is below.

I thought I’d show two last pictures of it as installed. The first showing the clearance cutout in the top allowing the saw to swivel (the clearance looks larger then it is due to the angle the shot was taken at, it’s just over a 1/4 inch), and by request a picture showing the connection to the cyclone duct.

The swivel clearance.

Its connection.

Last but not least…

Here's the link to the video

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI



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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 12-30-2009 07:25 AM

Glad you posted early tonight so I didn’t have to wait up for you!! There is so much dust when you cut without the cyclone, I can smell it and I’m getting it on my keyboard:-(( Your collector is gonna work great :-)) Beyond that, I’m getting errors and don’t get past the first three cuts. Vid stops when you turn the saw off. Might be on Utube’s enmd. I’ll try agian a little later.

-- "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 12-30-2009 07:28 AM

LOL Yeah it is, they’re still processing it, but I couldn’t wait to post it, my first video blog! :) It’s Miller Time now!

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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#3 posted 12-30-2009 07:30 AM

Have one on me while I clean up your dust here in Seattle!! This technology is getting too good :-((

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

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#4 posted 12-30-2009 07:34 AM

I certainly will. I got a call from a buddy almost two hours ago now, he’s waiting for me, my beer’s probably warm but I wanted to get this rendered and posted. It better be workin’ when I get back…

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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#5 posted 12-30-2009 08:28 AM

Workin’ good now!! Looks like is works very good.

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

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#6 posted 12-30-2009 10:25 AM

very impressive, I loved the video. Maybe you have the start of another hobby going there.

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#7 posted 12-30-2009 12:29 PM

Curt, this is a nice video and it does look like you have controlled the dust pretty well.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#8 posted 12-30-2009 03:20 PM

Curt,

Just picked up on your blog this morning. I just finished installing a new dust system in my shop and was trying to figure a real good way to hook the chop saw. Well, thank you very much. I just found it!

Great job on the video.

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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#9 posted 12-30-2009 03:30 PM

Great tip works well too.
Good video too.

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#10 posted 12-30-2009 04:36 PM

Curt:
Very Nice Work. You are very good at getting the correct configuration and air flows that make the dust collection process 100% Nice Job on the Video.
Patrick – DCFB

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#11 posted 12-30-2009 04:53 PM

Great job on the dust hood, chop saw is a hard tool to control the dust on seems like you really accomplished that. Nice video to.

-- Mert,Oshkosh WI,

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#12 posted 12-30-2009 07:07 PM

Thanks everyone. This one is 10 times better at picking up the dust then the first one I built for my old chop saw. That divider board in the plenum with the holes was the trick to get even air flow along the entire collection slot. I would have been very disappointed if after going to all that trouble it hadn’t worked.

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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#13 posted 12-31-2009 04:18 AM

curt,
very good! well thought out.

russv

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#14 posted 12-31-2009 10:23 PM

Thanks russv, I’m very happy with it.

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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#15 posted 01-03-2010 07:29 PM

Good job Curt. I have a dust hood over my MS, and I hook a vacuum hose to the saw when I’m using it, but I don’t have the vacuum set up in the back panel like you do. Also my saw is a sliding type, which when pulled out to accommodate longer cuts means the saw would be a lot further away from any vacuuming action and therefore less effective. However I am very impressed with the efficiency of your set-up and I wish had something as good. My hood does keep the dust from flying all over the shop, which is an enormous improvement, but yours is a lot better.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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