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Forum topic by DKV posted 02-12-2015 07:21 PM 954 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-12-2015 07:21 PM

dust collection homemade for the dw708. Found on thingiverse.

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#1 posted 02-12-2015 07:55 PM


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#2 posted 02-12-2015 08:17 PM

I would be interested how they did this as I have a DW

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#3 posted 02-12-2015 08:35 PM

that black corrugated tube must connect to a shop vac or a dust deputy or something.

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#4 posted 02-12-2015 09:24 PM


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#5 posted 02-12-2015 09:26 PM

Rocky, 3d printing.

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#6 posted 02-12-2015 11:55 PM

The hose is the easy part… I wonder where they found that offset chute?

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#7 posted 02-13-2015 03:56 AM

The part was made on a 3D printer.
The guy talks about it, apparently it interferes in vertical cuts limiting the height of the material you can cut.
(I had to search at the link he gave using the term – Dewalt mitersaw to find it),

I don’t have access to a 3D printer but I might have some shopvac fittings that I could modify – that or maybe some pvs, you can do some shaping if you heat it up.

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#8 posted 02-13-2015 04:04 AM

Dez, Joe, let’s make this a two subject posting. I have been interested in learning to combine welding with woodworking. A plan, some sheet metal and a mig welder (?) would get me some dw708 dust collection using the 3d model as a model to work against. Is a mig the welder I need as a hobbiest?

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#9 posted 02-13-2015 05:00 AM

A MIG would work fine but depending on future projects a TIG may be better.
You would have to some study of the differences and cost with future projects in mind.
I have a MIG and did use it to make a metal stand for a chest – combining metal and wood in one project.
After learning about welding different metals besides iron ( Aluminum and stainless) with my MIG and learning about some of the differences with TIG I wish I’d had the money to buy the TIG instead…
Live and learn, not to mention that TIG was much more expensive back then.

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