In the Workshop #2: Dust Collector Modifications

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Blog entry by Brian Havens posted 1455 days ago 2271 reads 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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A few woodworkers, after seeing my Shop Tour Video, asked my about my dust collector modifications, so I made a short follow-up video:

Here is the link:
Dust Collector Modifications

P.S. I have also made several changes to the web site, so please let me know if you run into any problems

— brian

-- Brian Havens, Woodworker

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#1 posted 1454 days ago

Thanks ,Brian …as always ,your videos are very well made and informative : )

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#2 posted 1454 days ago

Good info on the DC Brian. I’m sure you heard of the Thien baffle, if you have room, it works great for removing the heavier particles. I’ve emptied my barrel three times and still only have about a cup of dust in the collector bag. there is plenty of info here on LJ’s too.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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#3 posted 1454 days ago

Works fine for me. If yoiu could get the baffles to make a cyclone action, it should work better to seperate the heavy dust.

-- "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 1451 days ago

Thank you sharing. It looks great and it looks like you could still modify it.

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#5 posted 1119 days ago

Could not get ANY of your website videos to run…

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