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Forum topic by brian88 posted 10-30-2011 08:51 PM 2273 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-30-2011 08:51 PM

Hello. Does anyone have any ideas or plans to build a dust collector that I could hang above the work bench to capture the dust from sanding?

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#1 posted 10-30-2011 10:04 PM

I just made a sanding box out of slats about 4” thick that can sit on my bench when needed. I either hook it up to the dust collector or shop vac.

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#2 posted 10-30-2011 10:12 PM

I have a 4” duct and gate under my workbench with a 4×2.5 reducer at the gate. I use a shop vac hose to connect my sanders. This pic is 3-4 years old, but the setup is pretty much the same.

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