This woodworkers list of free woodworking plans and projects features a collection of dust collection accessory devices and jigs that a beginner to moderately skilled do it yourselfer can build. For more on central dust collection see wood magazine issue 43 june 1991 ppg.
In both cases it was because of dust.
Dust collector woodworking plans. Featured in wood issue 100 november 1997. Woodworking makes so much airborne dust that instead of stepping up to more powerful blowers and much larger filters fine enough to protect our health almost all small shop vendors upgraded their air cleaners dust collectors and cyclones with open filters. Over the years i have personally only known two people who gave up woodworking as a hobby.
Get the best out of your plastic buckets by making a dust collector use 1 or 2 buckets to build a dust collector will just work fine. Four dust collectors woodworking plan our price. Single stage dust collectors are more mobile than the more expensive double stage dust collectors.
In the plan we ve included general information but not the drawings or dimensions for using different blower sizes 1 3 h p allowing you a cfm range from 350 to 1200. I ended up building a pair of over arm dust collectors for my two tablesaws. Air and wood particles moving through the dust collection system quickly build up static electricity charges in any nonconductive hose or piping hose or piping not made of metal.
When classes are not in session i roll my woodworking machines into place and i move my dust collector in the middle of all the machines. New tools and shop layout changes are a part of the game. A dust collector performs an urgent and challenging task in the woodshop it keeps the dust and chips produced by woodworking machines out of the air off your tools and floor and as a result out of your lungs.
The woodworking information found on these sites range in quantity and quality. These diy dust collector plans will provide step by step instructions diagrams and even video tutorials to build one stage or two stage cyclone dust collection like a pro. So the distance between the dust collector and each machine isn t very long 2 6 feet.
The clean area provides a dust free space for applying finishes and storing tools accessories and supplies. The dirty area is where you sand and do all of your cutting. The dust collector we built and the plan are for a collector with a 760 cfm 1 5 horsepower blower.
This leads me to my first and most important tip design a dust collection system with flexibility in mind. Tablesaw dust collector with tablesaw hold downs woodworking plan our price. Drill press dust collector woodworking plan our price.
Buy or build shrouds and fixtures. Tablesaw sanding table woodworking plan our price.