my new to me dust collection system

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Blog entry by Canadian Woodworks posted 02-07-2010 02:00 AM 3685 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well I used to have a 3hp dual bag single stage dust collector, but it really did’t have the suction I wanted because the filters would clog so fast and add so much resistance to the air it was trying to push.

Also is was loud!

Now I purchased a dust deputy cyclone from Oneida the one meant for 2 – 3hp single stage collectors. I took apart my single stage and mounted just the motor and fan outside my house piped it to my cyclone and piped then piped it to all the machines.

I had a friend of mine who does HVAC he did a great job! but yes I know I should change some of the 90’s I have going on I have some ideas I think he was going for the looking nice effect as well as god air flow.

But seriously the cfm is like doubled compared to before, we ran 6’’ pipe up to the machines then dropped it down to 4’’ flexiable for as short as we could go.

Not totally finished but i’ll update with pics as I change a few bends and finish a few hookups.

So I now get nothing being blown outside everything drops into the barrel, everything is much quieter and I bet the cfm is almost double!

Dust network

-- Paul Lemiski, Ontario Canada, Custom Wooden Rocking chairs and tables

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#1 posted 02-07-2010 02:21 AM

Wow the dust goes around and round and it comes out were.
Very impressive looking dust collection.

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#2 posted 02-07-2010 02:26 AM

The dust all settles in the black barrel under the cyclone enters from the side

The top is going ot the fan/motor which is outside blowing free air, no dust clouds!

-- Paul Lemiski, Ontario Canada, Custom Wooden Rocking chairs and tables

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#3 posted 02-07-2010 03:23 AM

your ducts and hoses have a Terry Gilliam’s Brazil quality….

-- criticism: the art of analyzing and evaluating the quality of an artistic work...

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#4 posted 02-07-2010 04:29 AM

I’ve seen this before it call the I-90 & I -294 inter change….lol nice work now you can breath a little easier…Blkcherry

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#5 posted 02-07-2010 04:36 AM

Really nice set up you have. LOL, your ducting may be a candidate for the hall of fame! :)

-- Chip ----------- 6:8

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