5 Quick Dust Collection Hacks: Woodworking Tips and Tricks
5 Quick Dust Collection Hacks: Woodworking Tips and Tricks
Great dust collection life hacks for your workshop!
Dust collection and management in the workshop is important to stay on top of sawdust and one way of doing this is to do what we can to make the task more convenient by using methods that make it easier to get that saw dust out of the way.
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Colin is taller than me! I can’t reach the struts on a typical drop ceiling!
Thanks Colin and happy new year!
Thank you for sharing. I love you remote on a string. Also, I installed a muffler on my shop vac that reduced the noise and minimized the dust blowing all over the shop. Excellent video and process again thanks for sharing.
really?. this man is covered in dust, so obviously something is not working right .. 🙁
Great videos as usual and I like the magnet trick. Trouble is my extractor is plastic :O( The bags can be a pain to put on.
Good stuff Colin. Cheers John 👍😎🇦🇺
A remote for the dust collector, this guy is pimpin’
Good vid though
Thanks for the idea of the sack on the shop vac exhaust port! Why didn’t I think of that?
remote control- why not just clip it to your clothing? Always at hand. It is what I do…
Nice video Colin 😀
I don’t understand why every creative idea for accomplishing a goal has to be a “hack.”
If you are looking for something like this, you will find it on the Woodglut website.
Great tips… Where did you get the large port that you use on the drill press. The one one with the swiveling wood piece attached. That would be perfect for me. Thanks…
Can you add a link for the remote start. Thanks for the great ideas.
I found your videos about a month ago, Colin, and just found out I live down the road from you. Thanks for all your great videos! With a little more home time recently, I have been outfitting my shop and dreaming up projects to keep my sanity. You are a big help. Keep it up.
what’s the name of that rectangular cone that you were cone to use on your drill press to gather up the drill shavings? thank you!
Great job as always Sir👍
I enjoyed your videos. They are very helpful. Thank you!
I don’t like buying anything that doesn’t have multiple uses.
The dust sock on the shop vac was a great idea, thanks 👍👍👍👍
Colin, instead of using the bag which will cause some drag on the vacuum motor, just put a deflector in front of the vacuum exhaust port so it blows the air up instead of down.
The roll of red tape you were showing, will that work on my mother in law mouth ?
What material is that bag made out of that you put on your shop vac?
Great ideas and pretty inspirational, Colin. Thank you sir. 🙂👍🇨🇦
Great hacks, enjoyed watching the video, thanks for the tips mate.
craftsman makes an exhaust filter for about $15 that works amazing too. it redirects the air in several directions so u barely notice it
Great tip for using the magnets for holding the bag while securing with the strap. Just spent ages struggling to get my bag on a similar machine. Thanks!
I always enjoy your " hack" videos and reccomend your videos to many of my freinds getting started in Woodworking as a hobby
Another great video with more useful tips and tricks.
Great tips … thanks !
Here is one for you … I got rid of the metal clamp for the dust bag, I replaced it with a hook and loop (velcro) strap, it works great.
A magnet from a lamp and a tape measure? Where are you buying you lamps and tape measures? I’ve never seen one of either with a magnet on it.
Just a tip, for your shop vac sock. Install an elbow, to direct the exhaust upwards, and away from the other equipment and the floor. That way it helps to not blow up the dust on the floor, you haven’t gotten to. Also, your sock will ‘drain’ back into the vac.
You should try to put your shop vac in series with your 4" system. Take the place where you put that filter bag and connect it to your big system. You will be amazed. I have also put a small floor mounted 4" motor with impeller in series with my main collection on a table saw to get more effective dust collection. This is in fact putting them in series.
When you say you have a 2 inch system.. do you mean 2.5?
Hacks… Makes me cringe
Wordy….pitter patter. get after it, no one cares where you got the magnets-say what you want to say and move on.
I salute you sir, thank you for this video. I just started my own workshop, these kind tips are priceless. Every day i learn something new, thanks for this chanel.
hi got a Q about your rack for the wood planes! – do the bottoms slide down to get them out?
I Have an identical machine the dust bags That has a pocket sewn in to the top for the clamp ring sewn in when supplied. No Twatting around with magnets or bits if string
My shop vac is weak enough already. How about just running the vent straight up?
the magnet tip ! I’m gonna use that one thanks !
Colin, I can’t thank you enough for all that I have learned from you.
We were teased about that drill press adapter. Just when he’s going to tell us what it is…jump cut!
Great tips thank you. I was woundering if anyone ever tried using a portion of the output air to further push your sawdust towards your suction port
I like the magnet on a string idea for the vacuum remote. I’ll just hang mine from my exposed Sheetrock screws on the ceiling. They’re everywhere!