|Project by mafe||posted 03-25-2015 12:31 AM||2633 views||11 times favorited||10 comments|
Blast gate for shop vac
50mm hose size.
1. Blast gate on drill press.
2. Making adaptors for 50mm hoses.
3. Gluing the gatehouse.
4. Spring loaded lock mechanism.
5. Gates (not Bill).
6. Gate mounted directly on machine.
Just had a three weeks influenza, could hardly breathe, so I thought it was time to kill the dust in my shop.
Since I moved to this shop I always just moved the hose from one tool to the other, this also means sometimes not doing it, since I am really a human, or in other words; make mistakes and are sometimes more lazy than rational.
But to set up my dust system again I needed some blast gates, since my number of tools have a tendency of growing…
Here link for a more detailed blog: http://lumberjocks.com/mafe/blog/53393
View on YouTube
This time even a small video. ;-)
Thank you to our LJ buddy GlassImpressions, he made a sexy spring loaded detail I could not resist on his gates.
I made a splitter a long time back, just had a question about it on youtube, so I’ll leave the link here:
Hope this can inspire to take control, at least dust control, think the rest will just happen.
-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.