Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'dust collection'

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Dust Collection Issues. #4: A re-vamp of my Green Valley HF setup with truck filter.

01-19-2016 01:05 AM by shipwright | 16 comments »

I have had my HFDC for several years now, originally stock, then with the Wynn 35A canister, and finally with a couple of home made cyclone type mods. My last mod finally got it built in and piped. Well, we sold that place and bought a smaller one that promises a permanent shop that doesn’t turn back into a garage every night so the DC had to be moved and I can’t do that without tinkering a little more with the system so here is the new setup that I have been using for a couple of...

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Dust Collection #3: Simple, Cheap, and Easy Blast Gates

01-16-2016 09:56 PM by ThomasLightle | 1 comment »

Sometimes motivation behind building something as opposed to buying has to do with availability. Sometimes it has to do with cost. Sometimes it has to do with quality. In this case it has to do with all three. I set out to build blast gates with scrap material I had laying around. Mainly I did this because I didn’t want to have to order blast gates and deal with the shipping, and the cheap ones seemed a little….flimsy? There are high quality ones out there, but why pay for th...

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Air Quality #4: Dust Collection Parts

01-13-2016 06:32 PM by bkseitz | 3 comments »

Last part arrived this morning’s FedEx delivery: Wynn Nano Filter. :-) This coming weekend promises to be a busy one: Youngest son’s Birthday. I carry on the tradition my mother started; making the birthday recipient’s favorite meal. In this case spaghetti and clam sauce. Move workbenches around in the shop to improve workflow Move stationary power tools into workgroups for better workflow and dust collection Assemble dust collection hardware Install l...

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Air Quality #3: Dust Collector Build 1/12/2016 Status

01-12-2016 04:41 PM by bkseitz | 1 comment »

Took a foraging trip to Home Depot last night. Picked up last of 5”x6” adapters, 6” Elbow, and Gamma Lid with 3 Gal. Bucket. —only thing left is Nano filter which should arrive this week. Scored a Rigid Tool Box Bucket also during my trip. Love this modular system. It allows to be store tools into quick access kits that I can grab, stack and go to job sites easily. Currently I’m storing them in a cabinet, but expect to put them on trackwall shelves s...

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Air Quality #2: Harbor Freight DC with Super Dust Deputy modifications: Parts List

01-10-2016 06:02 PM by bkseitz | 0 comments »

Less the wood and attachment hardware for making a cabinet to enclose dust collector here is the parts list for my build so far. Milliard 6-Inch Duct Flange (qty 2) .... Connection points between SDD and Dust Can ONEIDA AIR SYSTEMS Super Dust Deputy Molded Cyclone Only … Cyclone Woodstock W1036 6-Inch by 10-Foot Wire Hose … Connection between SDD and Trash Can BRUTE 44 Gal. Dark Green Round Trash Can ... Chip and Large dust reservoir 6” 90 Degree Elbow .....

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Shop Upgrades #7: Air Quality: Dust Collection and Air Filtration

01-06-2016 12:49 AM by bkseitz | 4 comments »

The past month I’ve been having a great email conversation with Dick Wynn (Wynn Environmental) as I continue to develop my design for my dust collection system. Rather than the typical HF modification kit that replaces the filter bag with a large canister, I’ve chosen to eliminate much of the standard hardware only using the blower and substituting a Oneida Super Dust Deputy and a Wynn 9L300NANO filter. This should give me a straighter airflow and better performance. Add...

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A Dust Collection Journey #1: My introduction to woodworking

12-06-2015 10:50 PM by AZWoody | 0 comments »

When I first got into woodworking, I had just purchased my first house and bought a used fish tank I wanted to refinish. As I was working on it, I bought one tool, which turned into 2 tools, which turned into 3, and so on and so on. Eventually I was doing more in my garage and although it was cramped and not the best place to work, I continued to continue with my expensive addiction. Then I started to think what i could do to make things work a little better in there. Workflow, cleanup,...

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On the Workbench #8: Upgrading my Miter Saw's Dust Collection

11-25-2015 05:02 AM by ontheworkbench | 2 comments »

Lately, I had not been very satisfied with the dust collection on my 12” Porter Cable miter saw, and had found a number of people commenting on how great dust collection is on their Festool Kapex. I cannot afford that saw, so I looked it up and found a parts diagram that included a shoe (in my words), or in their words and “apron”, part #4731316 that is used to control dust on the Kapex. After studying the diagram for a while I decided to ordered it from Festool and give it ...

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Dust Collection #4: Oct 2015 Dust Collection Upgrades

11-01-2015 03:17 AM by Holbs | 9 comments »

Upgrading from my Rigid lunchbox planer and 6” rockwell jointer to the beefier Jet 15” planer and Geetech 8” jointer… it came to me that I best beef up my dust collection system. I had existing 6” HVAC ducting as a temporary solution. But I really needed to finalize it (or at least, make it semi-final with the option of future stuff).Here is my Wynn filters ontop of my Grizzly 3HP DC feeding from my Thein Baffle. For now, this is their homes. Eventually, will...

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Dust Collector modification #2: Complete

10-21-2015 02:36 AM by MikeMcK | 1 comment »

After much research and hours of Youtube videos my dust collector rebuild is complete. It consist of a 2hp Woodworks Warehouse dust collector connected to a Oneida Dust Deputy exhausting into a new (from eBay) $129 Donaldson P511332-016-002 UAS ULTRA-WEB Cartridge with 320ft of filter area and a Merv 15 rating. I had looked at Wynn filters but this has 20 add’l sq/ft of filter and was $35 cheaper and came with free shipping. I don’t have any calculations but the suction has inc...

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