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Here’s some of my dust collector adventure! It was a big decision to cut the concrete in my basement shop!

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#1 posted 10-21-2010 05:43 AM

Now if that didn’t make you nervous nothing will!

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#2 posted 10-21-2010 05:49 AM

That’s a pretty serious commitment, nice job!

-- Smitty

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#3 posted 10-21-2010 06:29 AM

similar to how I did mine ,it sure saves on stepping over hoses.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 10-21-2010 06:42 AM

That’s some nice duct working you’ve got there. I see we have the same taste in Dust collectors! I’m still hooking mine up again after the move upstairs. So is there a blast gate for the table saw as well?

-- James

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#5 posted 10-21-2010 07:48 AM

Hey Mork,
Now that is one serious, dedicated to wood work, dust system…cool job.

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#6 posted 10-21-2010 12:10 PM

That is a class act.

-- Joe

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#7 posted 10-21-2010 01:34 PM

Thanks for all the compliments. I have been pleased with the results. I think I was most proud of the cheap and simple pipe hangers.

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#8 posted 10-21-2010 03:06 PM

There’s a right way to do things and there’s the “make do” way. You chose the right way. Kudos.

-- Measure twice, cut once, buy extra stock.

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#9 posted 10-21-2010 03:09 PM

Mark, thats a nice shop.

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#10 posted 10-21-2010 03:09 PM


Excellent dust collection for your TS.

Thanks for sharing! Good Luck!

-- Rick Gustafson - Lost Creek Ranch - Colorado County, Texas

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#11 posted 10-30-2010 04:06 PM

nice setup, that is the way to do it.

-- Bruce, Imboden, Arkansas

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#12 posted 11-23-2010 06:55 PM

Looks like a great space to make some sawdust in or to suck it up in, Thanks for sharing, Steve in Oregon

-- Steve in Oregon,

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#13 posted 11-23-2010 08:06 PM

Excellent job!!!! Thanks for the post!

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#14 posted 11-23-2010 08:09 PM

You have a real nice shop. Congratulations.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#15 posted 11-24-2010 03:58 AM

Thanks for all the comments. The system is working quite well. The only thing I would possibly do different is select a different dust collector. the Oneida system is a very good system but other brands on the market are much shorter which leaves room for a larger barrel. Of course I have only 8 foot ceilings in my basement shop. The blower motor is between my floor joists.

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