Dust Free Bandsaw Tricks Of The Trade
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We recently had a reader, Michael Wygmans, submit their build of the Dust-free Bandsaw article from American Woodworker.This article first appeared in 2004 as a solution to the anemic dust collection on 14″ Delta bandsaws.
Michael mentioned that he designed his adapter to be 1 7/8″ wide rather than 1 5/8″ described in the article.If you build something from Popular Woodworking or American Woodworker Magazine, let me know, we'll share it with our blog readers! - David Lyell Dust-Free Bandsaw I replaced my bandsaw's wimpy 1-1/2″ dust collection port with a shop-made shroud that makes bandsawing virtually dust-free.
The secret: My shroud's intake port is much larger (see photo and exploded view, below).Another great feature is that the big hose mounts on the back, so it's out of the way.I built this shroud by improving a similar design I'd seen in an old woodworking magazine.
My shroud is mounted on a steel plate that I cut to size with my angle grinder (1/4″ thick plywood would also work for the mounting plate).I attached this plate to the saw's casting, using the same tapped holes that held the original port.
The shroud's angled top allows the table to tilt.I sawed the...