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Miter Saw dust collector box

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Project by Duckster posted 12-13-2014 11:54 PM 18578 views 12 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had everything in my shop rigged up on my dust collector except my miter saw. Today I took some 1/2” Birch plywood and built a box for it. I had some silicone so I used it to seal all the joints just because.

-- Duckster, Texas. {Any day of fishing, Beats a good day at work.} Wash your feet and love Jesus





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Handtooler

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#1 posted 12-13-2014 11:56 PM

Really nicely done, sir! dimensions, please.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@outlook.com

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Duckster

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#2 posted 12-14-2014 12:25 AM

Hand tool, 30” wide and 24” high. I went about 8” behind the saw. Make sure you turn the miter saw to 45 degrees to make sure your wide enough.

-- Duckster, Texas. {Any day of fishing, Beats a good day at work.} Wash your feet and love Jesus

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JFred

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#3 posted 12-14-2014 12:55 AM

Nice set up.

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Duckster

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#4 posted 12-14-2014 02:04 AM

Thanks Fred

-- Duckster, Texas. {Any day of fishing, Beats a good day at work.} Wash your feet and love Jesus

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flatrock

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#5 posted 12-14-2014 08:42 AM

Good job Duck

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#6 posted 12-14-2014 03:29 PM

But do it suck??? LOL!

-- Art, Pittsburgh.

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Duckster

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#7 posted 12-14-2014 09:11 PM

Bogey,
I have it on a 650 CFM dust collector from Rockler all by itself. It does the job!!

-- Duckster, Texas. {Any day of fishing, Beats a good day at work.} Wash your feet and love Jesus

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wseand

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#8 posted 12-14-2014 11:36 PM

That’s a hell of a hood. You get Directv with that thing.

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Duckster

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#9 posted 12-14-2014 11:52 PM

Wise it doesn’t get tv but it does catch almost all my dust.

I’m really proud it made Top 3 today

-- Duckster, Texas. {Any day of fishing, Beats a good day at work.} Wash your feet and love Jesus

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wseand

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#10 posted 12-15-2014 12:33 AM

Im in a small shop now so dust collection for me will be a bigger consideration. I was looking for some ideas, i can check this off my list. Thanks for posting and congrats on the top three. It doesnt get tv though so i might have to do some redesigning. Hope you dont mind if i steal your idear.

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Duckster

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#11 posted 12-15-2014 12:55 AM

Wse, no problem. If there is anyway I can help you just shout.

-- Duckster, Texas. {Any day of fishing, Beats a good day at work.} Wash your feet and love Jesus

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majuvla

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#12 posted 12-15-2014 05:33 AM

Just what I realy need in my shop.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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bigfoot11

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#13 posted 12-15-2014 06:48 PM

If you can incorporate some front coverage, you’ll get a tremendous amount of additional collection. I used Plexiglas on mine

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Roger

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#14 posted 08-26-2015 11:33 PM

Anytime you can tame dust from this machine is surely nice.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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RayA2

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#15 posted 12-30-2017 05:46 AM

Duckster, That’s a great idea and very nice design. I’m new to woodworking and just setting up my “post-retirement” DIY shop. This site is a goldmine of great ideas. Thank you for your contribution. This will be one of my first projects.

-- -- RayA2, Carson, CA

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