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12-27-2020 04:26 PM

Vintage Gray/Red Craftsman Tool Boxes - 39 replies

Hello, my name is Hack, and I’m a Craftsman Tool Box Addict… Back in 1973, I bought my first tool box. It was the 3 drawer upper and 9 drawer lower. Always wanted the 10 drawer upper, so I found one at a pre-estate sale. It came with a 3 + bay lower. Both 1973 vintage. Cleaned them up, it was in pretty good condition, and re-...

04-18-2020 12:32 PM

DeWalt Miter Saw Dust Hood and Mobile Base - 0 replies

Decided to tackle the mobility and dust issues of my DeWalt 706 PMS. First the addition of a mobile base: I used two Bora kits so I could get swivel casters and locks on all four corners. The base is 3/4 sanded plywood with a laminated 1 1/2” center beam. Next to the dust hood: The dust ‘chute’ is a Power...

02-10-2020 11:17 PM

Dust Collection Continues.... - 5 replies

Decided to plumb in the dust collector. I work in a small area of my basement, and all the tools need to be mobile. It was a giant hassle dealing with dragging a flex hose around. So…. Made up some hangers from 3/4” birch plywood (not the good stuff). Cut up a bunch of 4” PVC (OMG what a mess using the miter saw..), ...

01-30-2020 06:33 PM

Table Saw Dust Collection - 6 replies

Did a bit more work on the continuing table saw project. Hack Fab’d up the dust collection: Now onto the plumbing along the walls for the dust collector.

03-24-2019 08:43 PM

Powertec Air Filter - 17 replies

Finally got around to mounting my Powertec filter to the floor joists in my basement (still need to pretty up the wiring): Has anyone used a different primary filter with this? The PowerTec is $20 a pop, but I can get these: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00CK04GC6/ref=sspa_dk_detail_0?psc=1&pd_rd_i=B00CK04GC6&pd_rd_w=Izow6&p...

03-11-2019 04:33 PM

More HF Dust Collector Mods - 29 replies

First post to LJ (so if it’s in the wrong forum forgive and move). And it’s (of course) another HF dust collector upgrade post. I recently acquired my CraigsList dust collector. Previous owner only used it for one job: Removing attic insulation. It was ‘as new’. Got it for $100, then the upgrades started: Ditched the...


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