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956 days ago

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As you can read in another post, I just bought a small wood shaper.
It has no provision for dust collection.
Did you ever made one or have a picture of one for this kind of wood shaper?
Thanks for any help.
Bert

-- Bert


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#1 posted 956 days ago

as I posted in your other post, its on my short list. I plan to make a hood that can be clamped to the back part of the table. I’ll be tackling mine by sometime by next week end. I have some stiles to cut and want to use the shaper, but don’t want the dust it creates without dust collection.

If you tackle yours before that let me know how it turns out. I’ll be watching this thread hoping someone has a better idea.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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#2 posted 956 days ago

dw, I have a friend who does sheet metal work, I am sure that he could make one for me , but he is extremely busy and I hesitate to ask him

-- Bert

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#3 posted 956 days ago

I planned to make mine out of sheet metal. I’m not much for planning ahead, so I’ll wing it. If I finish before you, I’ll post it and let you know where I made the mistakes :-)

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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#4 posted 956 days ago

Don, Thank you for your offer but i have a better idea( a least I think that is a better idea)you make two : the first one (read not so good) for you and the improved one for me!
Is this a deal?

-- Bert

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#5 posted 956 days ago

let me think about that Bert. I may make a counter offer.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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#6 posted 956 days ago

I “love” your website ( no, I do not try to bribe you)

-- Bert

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#7 posted 956 days ago

Bert, WoodGears has posted some videos that might be helpful.. -Jack

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#8 posted 956 days ago

Jack, thank you very much

-- Bert

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#9 posted 952 days ago

I need to figure out a replacement for the duct tape, but i wanted to make sure it was going to work before I put to much time into it.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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#10 posted 951 days ago

Don , thanks for the pictures. I shall post pictures of my version when it is done.

-- Bert

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#11 posted 951 days ago

Here is my version

-- Bert

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#12 posted 951 days ago

Nice job Don! Love the blast gate addition… :)

Only thing I would have changed is putting the port for the 4” hose closer to the bottom, it would leave less shavings in the pail.

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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#13 posted 950 days ago

Don,
If I was you I would rather use nothing than this bucket.
I believe that this bucket is very dangerous for your lungs as the dust hit the bottom of the bucket and comes right back in your face.
Without the bucket the dust just disperses all over the place, it makes a mess but it does not hit you right in the face.
Did you see what I did?
You are very welcome to copy the design.

-- Bert

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#14 posted 950 days ago

My shop floor is my ‘dust collector’. I just vacuum it every 6 months or so!

-- Dan Christensen "We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light." --PLATO

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#15 posted 950 days ago

Dan,
The issue is not the floor, the issue is your lungs; when and how to clean them?

-- Bert

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