Planer cart

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Project by txn posted 06-05-2015 07:43 PM 2006 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this cart based off of multiple carts and put my own twist on it. I had problems with the filter clogging and turning into an air compressor at first but made a new filter today that has more surface area and it works great, I have to remove the filter to remove the can put I don’t mind I’ll prob need to clean the filter once it’s full anyways I used some leftover screen material to expand the filter. The trash can has push clamps around the bottom to lift the can and create a seal. And I also included a peep hole to see when the can is full.

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Grant Davis

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#1 posted 06-08-2015 12:20 PM

Love the design and execution

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#2 posted 06-08-2015 12:40 PM

Well done, Grant. It’s a nice addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 06-09-2015 11:54 PM

Nice stand. I like the peep hole idea.

-- CaptFerd

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#4 posted 12-01-2015 12:26 AM

Nice design! I have a question, though.

Do you hook up a vacuum to this or do you rely on the planer to eject the wood chips through the hose into the can? Thanks.


-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

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#5 posted 12-01-2015 01:03 AM

I just rely on the blower it works great I had to revise this the small filter got clogged quickly. Not I have a 90* fitting coming out of where the filter was and have a Rockler dust right filter bag attached and have had no problems since

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#6 posted 11-17-2016 12:50 AM

Do you remember which push clamps were used?

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