Dust Collection - Fine Woodworking Tool Guide

Dust Collection

  • Soup Up Your Dust CollectorSoup Up Your Dust Collector

    by Asa Christiana, Bill Peck

    Everyone agrees that wood dust is a danger, but not everyone can afford the best solution, a cyclone dust collector with state-of-the-art filtration. So what do ...

  • A Revolution in Dust CollectionA Revolution in Dust Collection

    by Asa Christiana

    The trouble with wood dust is that the most dangerous particles—the very fine ones—are the most difficult to collect. Under 10 microns in size, they hang longest ...

  • Tool Test: HEPA Shop VacuumsTool Test: HEPA Shop Vacuums

    by Asa Christiana

    This is an indispensable guide to the most effective and user-friendly shop vacuums on the market. In doing the test, we selected vacuums that come standard with ...

  • Step Up to Whole-Shop Dust CollectionStep Up to Whole-Shop Dust Collection

    by Randall “Toby” Schuh

    This article offers a number of tips on setting up a rigid-duct system for home woodshops. Large-diameter, smooth-walled rigid ducting generates less friction than ...

  • A Versatile Sanding StationVideo: A Versatile Sanding Station

    with John White

    A rolling cart features a downdraft table and shop vacs to collect the dust

  • Portable Dust CollectorsPortable Dust Collectors

    by Michael Standish

    It isn't necessary to spend mountains of cash for a dust-collection system that will connect simultaneously to every machine in your shop. You can get effective ...

  • Improving a Portable Chip CollectorVideo: Improving a Portable Chip Collector

    with Sandor Nagyszalanczy

    A few adjustments will boost the efficiency and capacity of your dust collector

  • Grizzly Introduces a Cyclone for HobbyistsVideo: Grizzly Introduces a Cyclone for Hobbyists

    with Asa Christiana

    Industrial-style dust collection at a moderate price

  • Tool Test: Shop VacuumsTool Test: Shop Vacuums

    by Roland Johnson

    Roland Johnson turns his attention to shop vacuums, evaluating the performance and ease of use of 13 varieties, ranging from $100 to $700. Among the improved features ...

  • Small-Shop Dust CollectorsSmall-Shop Dust Collectors

    by Sandor Nagyszalanczy

    A well-designed central dust-collection system whisks wood dust and debris from machinery, work stations, and floor. A central collection system -- collector, rigid ...

Product Finder: Related Products

GrnGate - Automatic Dust Gates

Blast Gates start the dust collector

Makita - VC4710 Shop Vacuum

Has a variable-speed feature, a tool-actuated outlet, a 24-ft. cord, and easy-rolling casters

DeWalt - DWV012

This 10-gal. shop vacuum has HEPA filters and automatic filter cleaning

Oneida - Dust Cobra

The Dust Cobra is a portable dust collector with good power and great filtration.

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