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dust catcher for miter saw

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Project by vividoff posted 06-29-2015 07:53 PM 1712 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hi-tech solution for my terribly dusty miter saw, not 100 percent but better than without it ….with dust collector is pretty well…, box is lightweight,it holds only two drywall screw, within seconds it is removed…

-- I'm sorry for my English, I am self-taught...found me on twitter as @vividoff





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Mark

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#1 posted 06-29-2015 08:52 PM

Not a bad idea vivid, but I’m kinda concerned about the sock,box, whatever covering the motor. Doesn’t take much for those little guys to over heat.

-- Mark

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WoodNSawdust

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#2 posted 06-29-2015 09:02 PM

If it works then it is a good idea.

I assume that is a nylon hose over the motor to keep dust from being drawn into the motor?

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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Roger

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#3 posted 06-30-2015 08:03 PM

Hey it works! Cardboard is a good thing to use for just about anything.

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

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Bermuda_Les

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#4 posted 07-06-2015 04:29 PM

Well done! It works, that’s the main thing!

-- Making sawdust in Bermuda. It's a dirty job, but someone has to do it!

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juliemandell

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#5 posted 12-06-2017 08:41 PM

Nice! I used a box for my first miter saw project and will add the plastic sheeting at the front as you did for my next one.

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pintodeluxe

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#6 posted 12-06-2017 11:11 PM

I choked on my coffee a little when I saw the DC fitting attached to a cardboard box, but hey if it works it works.

I have seen Rubbermaid containers put to similar use.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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