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Fix up the shop #3: Extend duct work, add 4 drops

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Blog entry by Rob Drown posted 03-21-2012 11:51 PM 1830 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: runout table Part 3 of Fix up the shop series Part 4: Support for two drops and dust control on the bandsaw. »

My awesome son just installed about 30’ of 6” duct , 3 – 4” drops and one 6” drop. Thank you David.!!!!!! The 6” duct connects to a collector/plenum behind the chop saw. no more sawdust all over!!! I am so stoked!!!

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真



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Lee A. Jesberger

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#1 posted 03-22-2012 01:12 AM

Very nice, Rob.

Aren’t sons wonderful?

Lee

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GrandpaLen

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#2 posted 03-22-2012 01:55 AM

Rob, nice Fix Up!

Let us all know if your son ever comes up for adoption. :-)

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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Rob Drown

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#3 posted 03-22-2012 02:22 AM

He’s almost 40.

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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stefang

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#4 posted 03-22-2012 09:04 AM

Now that is a proper dust collection system. Congrats on this Rob. I wish I had a set-up like that. It was great of your son to do that for you. Maybe I should show it to my son to give him a guilty conscience,lol.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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~Julie~

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#5 posted 03-22-2012 12:46 PM

Please send son my way, I have the cyclone but no ducting yet!

-- ~Julie~ followyourheartwoodworking.blogspot.ca

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Sierras

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#6 posted 03-22-2012 01:52 PM

Looking great, Rob. Nothing like a good dust collection to improve your attitude in the shop!

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Grandpa

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#7 posted 03-22-2012 08:09 PM

I am with Julie. Can I get him to help my 40 year old son next?? Congratulations

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