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  1. There was a bit of delay on this project....

    There was a bit of delay on this project. However, I did have a part waterjet and bent it to shape and tacked it together. I also tacked on a 4" 16 gage tube for the dust collector hose to slide...
  2. Ah, yes, aluminum mesh filters. I can buy the...

    Ah, yes, aluminum mesh filters. I can buy the ones intended for use on range hoods, and they would fit my dust box opening. This will require some thought.
  3. I'm learning a lot about many things on my...

    I'm learning a lot about many things on my journey to accomplish dust collection on my SG. One of them is it's not complicated to lay out a sheet metal dust box. I have a piece of 4" OD 16 gauge tube...
  4. OK - so you just mean a dust collector fixture...

    OK - so you just mean a dust collector fixture that sits down inside the table. Makes sense.



    By definition a dust pickup mounted near the wheel has to be above the mag chuck and above the part...
  5. I made a mockup today. The idea was to make its...

    I made a mockup today. The idea was to make its opening 8x8" and have it 4" deep, with a 5" square back. Here's the basic idea:

    http://nwnative.us/Grant/images/temp/mockup1-1.jpg

    Originally I...
  6. Yay! I'd been hoping for a reply like yours! I...

    Yay! I'd been hoping for a reply like yours!

    I know how to build a sheet metal rectangular chute (as you call it). And I have a nice dust extractor unit I just finished wiring up today. Purrs like...
  7. I've thought about what you wrote, michiganbuck....

    I've thought about what you wrote, michiganbuck. To fix a collector to the table which reciprocates closer and farther from the wheel which is the source of the dust, just seems wrong to me. Seems...
  8. make a dust collector to fit a KO Lee 6x18 SG?

    I ground some cast iron awhile back. The iron was beautiful but black dust was spread over a wide area in my shop. I've looked for a commercial solution but can not find one. I have a good little...
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