|Project by RetiredCoastie||posted 06-25-2012 12:19 AM||24993 views||50 times favorited||12 comments|
A month or so ago I built a miter saw station from plans from www.woodsmith.com. The station is great and I’ve used it for several projects but the only problem with it is it has no dust collection so I set out to remedy that situation. The collector is made from 1/2 Maple cabinet grade plywood and a 4” port for my DC hose, It attaches to the saw base with star knobs and “T” nuts. The collector hood is slotted for easy removal and installation from the saw base. I tried to reduce as much weight from the hood as possible for easy transport and it came out very light. I also had some clearance issues I had to deal with both for the saw for full range of angles and clearance between the hood and the wall which is why I have the port attached to the bottom. All in all it came out very well and captures 90% of the sawdust exiting the saw. Thanks for viewing!
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