Archive for September, 2011

Emergency 2-stage dust collector

Monday, September 26th, 2011

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These shavings from the planer kept clogging the intake to the dust collector. After clearing the intake and shaking out the hose about twenty times, I needed something better.

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This worked. All the edges are taped up, and the box held the pressure. It filled up; I emptied it and taped it again, and it filled up again, just when I was finished planing.