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Small Shop Dust Collector

Simple upgrades turn your shop vacuum into an efficient dust-collection system.

A shop vacuum is great for collecting dust and chips in a small shop. But there are a couple of problems with it. The filter quickly clogs with dust, which reduces suction. And the limited capacity of many vacuums means you need to empty them frequently. This system solves both issues. A commercial cyclone unit diverts most of the debris into a large hopper. This empties into a standard yard waste bag for easy disposal. With a compact footprint and low-cost materials, this is a great upgrade for any shop.

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What You Get:

  • 10 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions
  • 27 full-color photos, illustrations and exploded views
  • Retail sources for hardware and supplies. Materials list. Cuttng diagrams
  • Shop-tested guarantee from the editors of Woodsmith and ShopNotes magazines

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