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Portable Cyclone cart #2: Revised portable cyclone cart

02-24-2017 02:22 AM by MikeMcK | 2 comments »

After using my first Dust Cyclone cart for a few months I’ve identified some flaws with my original design http://lumberjocks.com/MikeMcK/blog/77906. First, it’s was just too big. Secondly, the rear wheels are fixed and I have to drag it across the floor most times. After much consideration, I’ve come up with this new design which has a much smaller footprint and a smaller stronger 5HP shopvac although I doubt this new Ridgid pro model has more suction than my 20 y/o Craftsm...

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Cyclone for shop vac #2: Dust cyclone - upgrade for the bin

11-23-2015 12:13 AM by mafe | 9 comments »

Dust cycloneupgrade for the bin Just a little upgrade.The system works really well and I love the easy way to get rid of the dust now.If I had a bigger shop I would have a bigger bin but for my limited work it is really great.In fact it’s only when I use the thicknesser a lot it is a too small bucket. But I got tired that a lot fell down the side when I had to empty it, so I made this little easy upgrade. A piece of thick MDF, marking the center.In the back you see a white plas...

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Saturday in the Woodworking Shop #7: Dust Collection

07-08-2015 09:06 PM by AndyPitts | 4 comments »

Today I am talking about woodshop dust collection, and about how I designed and built my cyclone separator and dust collection system using guidance from Bill Pentz (BillPentz.com), piping from Spiral Mfg, and filters from Wynn Environmental. View on YouTube

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Cyclone for shop vac #1: Dust cyclone - with house hold trash bags blog

04-18-2015 05:58 PM by mafe | 15 comments »

Dust cyclonewith house hold trash bags Yes I got tired of the mess each time I had to clean the shop vac when it was full.Also I was fascinated by these cyclones, have to admit I am a child.So when the prices for one of these finally hit the floor here in Europe I had to give it a try. Had two challenges, one that where my shop is, I have to deliver all trash in 15 liters bags, otherwise our trash suction system jams. Second, I wanted it to be standing under my saw, so it could not be t...

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