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Project by Bill Berklich posted 04-22-2020 12:00 AM 956 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I use my RAS… a lot. For the longest time I’ve had a wheelbarrow behind it where most of the sawdust lands and it is a lot of sawdust. Almost as much as my table saw. I’ve seen several LJ’ers and Youtubers with various RAS dust collection methods and decided that I like the fence port style best. Made of scraps and bit it works really well. Project Link Here

-- Bill - Rochester MI





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 04-22-2020 12:12 AM

Aha…good solution. Mine makes a mess when I use it even with a catch bag in back!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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HokieKen

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#2 posted 04-22-2020 01:12 PM

Well done Bill. No RAS in my shop buy my granddad always used one and it made a whale of a mess!

-- I collect hobbies. There is no sense in limiting yourself (Don W) - - - - - - - - Kenny in SW VA

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pottz

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#3 posted 04-22-2020 02:22 PM

i have a similar method i use on mine,and yeah it works great.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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GR8HUNTER

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#4 posted 04-22-2020 03:44 PM

none in my shop no more either was the very first tool I bought when I had started paid 225.00 for it could never get it to cut square every time glad its gone but a very nice set up that works very well GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN :<))

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#5 posted 04-30-2020 09:39 PM

nice work – I had built a collection system for my RAS, however it failed miserable, lol
Might have to borrow some of this design concept.
Thanks for posting/sharing.

Wisty

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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