So after about a month of using my new dust collection system I found a couple of areas that had opportunities for improvement. I added the Dust-Rite 5-micron dust collection filter bag from Rockler.com (#20431) shorting after completing the duct...
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So at this point you may be thinking, 3 out of the 4 of your blast gates seem to be really high and not very easy to get to. But I did a little bit of thinking, in the wee hours of the morning while most people are wasting their time sleeping and...
I ran a straight section of 4” ducting over my table saw and dropped it down behind my garage door opener motor. I used two 45 degree fittings to make my 90 degree turn down. I would have liked to drop down further but I didn’t want my lowest po...
So now that I have my separator and my impellor and motor all figured out the next point of complication was ducting everything. This led me back to the internet; the internet is a scary place for dust collection ducting. In this case there is t...
The first thing that had to be done was transform the motor and impellor from open air suction to more of dust collection. Since I already had the box made with the motor mount it seemed logical to keep all of this and build from there. So it wa...