Tricks Of The Trade Dust Collection For Ports Of All Sizes
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I made this adapter to hook up dust collection to the odd-size fitting (2″) on my oscillating sander.Start with a hardwood block that is (in my case) is 3″x4″x1-1⁄4' thick.I required a 2″ hole, so I used a 2″ hole saw to drill in the middle of the block.
The next thing is to drill the holes for the split-block-clamping and block-attachment holes.I drilled a 3⁄16' clearance hole, 1-5⁄8' deep.Drill the hole just more than halfway deep - that way, when you split the block, you'll have a location for drilling the rest of the way through with a 3⁄32' drill bit for the pilot for the screw.
Now drill holes on the face side to attach the 3⁄4' plywood piece; locate them so they don't intersect the clamping holes.Now you're ready to split the block (I used my band saw).After sawing it in half, I touched up the faces on my belt sander to remove just a little bit of material so that it would clamp solidly on the 2″ fitting.
With the block split, drill a 3⁄32' pilot the rest of the way through for the 3″ clamping screws.Drill a 2″ or 2-1⁄2' hole in the plywood,...