Connecting different diameter dust ports

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Forum topic by wjt99 posted 05-17-2014 02:37 AM 916 views 3 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-17-2014 02:37 AM

I normally have a dust deputy hooked up to my ROS which takes a 1 1/4” O.D. hose. I wanted to use this hose to hook up to my biscuit joiner which uses a 1 1/2” O.D. connector. The solution was two pieces of 3/4” plywood with a hole drilled in each piece to match the different diameters. Then I glued and screwed the two pieces together. A simple, quick solution that works.

Thanks, Bill

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#1 posted 05-17-2014 03:08 AM


Thanks for the awesome idea. After putting my shop back together and building custom dust collection duct work, I have been scratching my head how I was going to adapt to several different size ports on my bench top tools. Your idea will work perfect

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#2 posted 05-17-2014 04:11 AM

For those who are not as crafty as you are, Woodcraft sells a crush proof hose that fits my Dewalt biscuit jointer, ROS etc.
It is more pliable and easier to work with than a standard shop vac hose. The Woodcraft hose also fits Ridgid shop vacs.

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#3 posted 05-17-2014 05:30 PM

Great idea – I’d not thought about doing that with my tools. I may be able to incorporate it in the future. Thanks!!

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