Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'air filter'

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Out w/the Old, and In w/the New

04-03-2015 12:04 AM by Roger | 26 comments »

Thnx to Jerry for selling me on this deal from Grizzly a while back. I mean it too. Thnx, Jerry. I bought this lil fine piece of filter for me and my lungs. As you see, “out w/the old”, LOL, the ole box fan did the trick for quite some time. I’m sure this Air Filter from Grizzly will be a big help with the dust floaters in the shop. Work safe, Work healthy, and, stay healthy so you can work safely. here’s the old: here’s the new: here’s what came in t...

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My Long Wait for a Workshop #5: Home Made Air Filter

04-26-2011 05:24 PM by JWags | 13 comments »

Hello again, Just finished my homemade shop air filter. I had to change my original plans, which were to hang it from the ceiling. That’s because I also wanted a washable filter, to keep down on the ongoing costs. So here was the final criteria: I needed a blower that would draw and push at least 800 CFm, a primary filter that would catch up to 5 microns, and a secondary filter that would catch 1 micron particles, and not be cost prohibitive. Plus – it had to be quiet. S...

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Dungeon to Lair: That's the plan at least... #21: If At First You Don't Succeed....

02-26-2013 04:47 AM by DIYaholic | 12 comments »

In a previous blog entry, I started to document the building of my ambient air cleaner. I didn’t do a blog on it’s completion and the WW gods spited me for it….. I initially installed 2 pre-filters (intake side) and a third MERV 12 filter on the exhaust side. After building the air cleaner, I learned that this arrangement is not recommended. I found out why! It seams that the filter, placed after the squirrel cage blower, puts back pressure on the fan and causes the motor...

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Dust Collection #2: Finished Already

09-17-2010 04:56 AM by HokieMojo | 8 comments »

Sorry this component of my dust collection system didn’t get broken down into steps better, but I was juggling so many things at once (workshop and family related) that I couldn’t get good photos and keep up with the posts. Here is the dust collector that I built from a recycled AC blower unit and how I came up with the design. I had a perfect spot high on an empty wall. It would be out of the way, but central enough to get good air circulation. Here is my planned location. ...

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Workshop #2: A little Safer

02-07-2008 04:22 AM by clieb91 | 6 comments »

Ok, So a little while back I posted a question about air filters and building one. Since then thanks to some Christmas money and a clearance at HD I actually purchased a Rigid Air Filter. I finally got it mounted this past week after few modification to the mounting concept. It seems the prefab floor joist they used to build this house are not what people think of when they tell you to mount it using the floor joists. So I added a little insulation to the ceiling and strapped the unit up. It...

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Laguna Air Filtration Giveaway

08-02-2021 06:23 PM by pintodeluxe | 5 comments »

Laguna is doing another giveaway, this time for a Laguna Clean Air Filtration system.Contest is available to U.S. and Canadian residents.You can’t win if you don’t enter… so get your entry in starting August 6th 2021 Enter here… Winner will be announced by Laguna August 20th 2021 For tool specs go to

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Woodworking Knowledge #4: Creating a powered, positive pressure, filtered air-mask

04-30-2008 05:54 PM by flink | 5 comments »

Like many of you, I’ve looked at the Trend and Triton powered air masks. And like many of you, I decided to make do without one because they are fairly pricey. Well, today in my travels I found a link from a steampunk site (yes, my old hp laptop is going to become wood-clad and steam driven very soon) for a DIY powered mask. This is another Jake Von Slatt project. He used a car air filter, though I think I am going to use a cabin air filter since almost all of them are HEPA rated ...

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Homemade Air filter

01-14-2014 02:04 PM by Garth | 4 comments »

I made an air filter using a series of filters and then also a fan from an AC unit. Below are two pictures of it and more on how I made it. Here is more on how I made it.

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Garage Re-Do #16: Air Filter Arrived!

03-06-2009 04:24 PM by MyOldGarage | 3 comments »

That’s a peek down the inside of the new Wynn Environmental filter - the 9E300BL one. I’m anxious to get some cutting done and get this puppy mounted on my Grizzly dust collector. Once I get it mounted and that, I’m going to move it over to a more permanent location and run one trunk of at least 6 inch pipe to the unit. The only problem with that is the PVC to “air pipe” sizing. It’s just frustrating to measure stuff and see the differences. I can...

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Shop Projects #1: Air Filter

10-02-2017 01:15 PM by BrettGoodermote | 2 comments »

One of the downsides to a small attic shop is the crazy amount of dust in the air. I have some windows I can open while it is nice out, but even that only has a limited effect. After browsing the internet I decided it was time to make an air cleaner. I did not want to make a major investment in a fan, and the typical box fan was just not powerful enough in my opinion. We use a Lasko Wind machine in the living room and bedroom and these fans are GREAT!! I happened to catch an end of the sea...

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