Router Table Dust Collection

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Forum topic by fzxtchr posted 03-14-2013 08:29 PM 1523 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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03-14-2013 08:29 PM

Topic tags/keywords: dust collection router table

I recently bought a Kreg Router Table. While there is a vacuum port attached to the fence, there is still the dust that drops through the plate to deal with. According to people with whom I have spoken, the Keen dust collector does not work well with the Mast-R-Lift. I ended up putting a housing around the lift/router. While it doesn’t reach to table itself, it comes close enough to capture most of the dust that drops. All of the wood was scrap I had lying around and I used some old weather stripping at the top of the box. All I bought were the vacuum fitting, the 10”x10” to 8” register, and the 8” start collar. With this arrangement, I can easily slide the assembly out of the way should I need access or if I decide to actually enclose the Kreg stand at a later date. I hope this gives some of my fellow Lumberjocks an idea they can adapt for their own shops.

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#1 posted 03-15-2013 12:06 PM

Looks like another effective tool for the war on dust collection.

Thanks for sharing.

Work Safely and have Fun. – Grandpa Len.

-- 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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