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Blog series by dedalo updated 06-27-2011 07:08 PM 2 parts 8894 reads 6 comments total

Part 1: Metric Bill Pentz based cyclone

05-22-2011 06:09 PM by dedalo | 4 comments »

Hi Everyone! it was a rainy morning, I got up early and couldn´t make noise in the shop (everyone sleeping) so started sketchup and built a version of Bill’s cyclone. This cyclone is the smallest one, calculated for a shop vac or very small motor, and a ducting of 4” here is bill´s sheet with measures here is the sketchup plan the plan is metric will update it in the next days… for spanish version visit

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Part 2: Improving workshop dust collection

06-27-2011 07:08 PM by dedalo | 2 comments »

I wanted to improve my home workshop dust collection, last proyect was a mess, all the house ended up filled with dust, and the rest of the familly unhappy. I was using my home vacuum and that was clearly NOT enough. locally you cannot get any woodworking aspiration system from under USD500, that without a cyclone and a low quality chinese model. I didn’t want to spend so much having other things to buy for the shop, so started the long (and funnier) way of building something cheaper (w...

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