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Dust Collection Ideas

Dust from workshop activities poses ma ay threats to safety and to producing g«)d results, it is a tire hazard, a health hazard when breathed in, and a genera) irritant. It is responsible for ruining countless carefully applied finishes, and if uncontrolled it will shorten the life span of your power tools. A good dust collection system is a must in any workshop. It can be as simple as a shop vac with a dust filter used locally, but. the best solution is to construct a network of hoses connected permanently to your stationary shop tools and powered by a quality dust collector.

A TOOL VAC is a relatively new entry In the dust collection field. It's similar to a shop vac In size and power. Tools are connected to the power source through a receptacle mounted on the tool vac. This allows the vac to shut on and off automatically as the tool Is used.

THE TWO STAGE DUST COLLECTOR in the background of this work shop photo is connected to all of Hie stationary power tools In the shop with dedicated 4-in. or larger hoses mounted to the walls and positioned to be out of the way when work Is taking place.

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