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New, Improved and Very EffecTive Miter Saw Dust CoLLector

by Greg the Cajun Wood Artist
posted 02-09-2017 09:44 PM


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TheFridge

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#1 posted 02-09-2017 10:55 PM

Good stuff. You got your shop is up and going again?

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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Greg the Cajun Wood Artist

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#2 posted 02-09-2017 11:13 PM

Fridge…the shop is fully recovered from the flood. We got moving & hustling right away and got both our house and shop finished while most people were still shaking their heads in disbelief of their own flood damage…

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"

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#3 posted 02-10-2017 01:41 AM

Looks like a great setup, Greg. I used the iSwitxh with Oneida dust deputy and that really does a great job, but I imagine you are able to get 5X more dust with those close clearance doors.

Glad you recovered from the flooding, can’t wait to see your next posts

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#4 posted 02-10-2017 03:02 AM

Hey big guy!

Is that A Festool Miter saw? I’m guessing you got back on the road to sell a few of your art boxes? If I ever get uncluttered I will look into making one of these.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 02-10-2017 04:03 AM

Nice method of enclosing the saw. Do you get much dust landing on the tables?

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

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#6 posted 02-10-2017 04:21 AM

Great to hear man. Muddy creek was a river for a few days.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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#7 posted 02-10-2017 04:40 AM

I like the concept you’ve designed and built.

Because of the need for raising the saw blade before a cut, do you have to open the small door in the top of the middle section to use the saw for 90 degree cuts?
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-- Jim, Houston, TX

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Greg the Cajun Wood Artist

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#8 posted 02-10-2017 05:33 AM


I like the concept you ve designed and built.

Because of the need for raising the saw blade before a cut, do you have to open the small door in the top of the middle section to use the saw for 90 degree cuts?
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- jimintx


I can cut 1-1/4” stock with the small door closed. Open it for any thicker wood. I wanted to have flexibility with max air flow. So far I really am satisfied since miter saw dust collection is a hard nut to crack.


Hey big guy!

Is that A Festool Miter saw? I m guessing you got back on the road to sell a few of your art boxes? If I ever get uncluttered I will look into making one of these.

- DocSavage45


Hey Tom…it is a Festool. I’ve had it for several years and it is worth every penny… We’ve done several shows since the flood and have 4 more upccoming and more in the jury process.

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"

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#9 posted 02-10-2017 05:38 AM



Nice method of enclosing the saw. Do you get much dust landing on the tables?

- pintodeluxe


It has only been a few days since I completed this but I have given it a good workout and I hardly get any dust even inside the enclosure.

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"

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#10 posted 02-10-2017 05:47 AM

You’re my HERO! LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#11 posted 02-19-2017 05:56 AM

Thanks for this post, was very helpful for my own setup.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#12 posted 02-19-2017 06:33 AM

I’ve been using this for about a week and a half so far and it has been very effective. I might run another 4” outlet to the opposite side.

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"

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#13 posted 02-28-2017 07:26 PM

So where can this improved device be viewed?

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#14 posted 02-28-2017 07:40 PM

Yeah I’m wondering the same. Pic isn’t showing for me. :(


So where can this improved device be viewed?

- toolie


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#15 posted 02-28-2017 07:51 PM

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#16 posted 02-28-2017 07:57 PM

The photos were on the original post and somehow disappeared. Some of the original posteres commented on the dust box.


So where can this improved device be viewed?

- toolie


So where can this improved device be viewed?

- toolie


-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"

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#17 posted 02-28-2017 08:01 PM


Yeah I m wondering the same. Pic isn t showing for me. :(

So where can this improved device be viewed?

- toolie

- builtinbkyn

I had over two hundred projects posted on LJ a couple of years back and they all disappeared and I could not even log in to that account. I had to create a new one and start from scratch…so this doesn’t surprise me.

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"

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