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  1. CNC Routing
    Hi all, Hope you can help with questions..... I am getting a X90 from probotix. I am curious how most control noise and dust when using a desk top CNC router? Do any router bits work or do I need to buy end mill bits? What is the easiest cad and or cam software to use, since I will have to...
  2. New Member Introductions
    I recently moved into a new home and have set up my shop in my nicely heated garage. The heat is an open-flame propane heater mounted on the ceiling. As I thought about turning on the heater for the coming winter, I began to worry about fire or explosion from air-borne dust. My dust collection...
  3. Project Plans and How To
    Last fall I bought a Steel City Dust Collector. It was used in a trade show by a company rep and sold thru the company at a discounted price. It had a few things wrong with it which the company covered under their warranty extremely fast and to my great satisfaction. One of the problems was that...
  4. Table-mounted Routing
    Hello everyone, I am in the design phase of building a multipurpose router table. I am stuck on whether to enclose the router compartment because of the dust factor or go with the open concept because I have read in some posts that if the enclosed is not designed properly it will cause routers...
  5. Jigs and Fixtures
    After the mess of drilling holes for euro hinges in MDF, I decided I needed to get a handle on dust control for the drill press. I purchased a 2 1/2" Flexform Hose that can be bent and contorted to a variety of positions. That was the easy part. The hard part was trying to puzzle out the best...
  6. Table-mounted Routing
    I have just started a project of shelving in a box room, and have 450 metres of 1/4 round edges to do, i thought you might be interested on my dust extractor and cyclone built for about $20, 2 flower pots and some threaded rod the rest was laying around in my shed. the shroud is a potato and...
  7. Shop Safety
    Hi there, I have recently joined the forum and I am looking forward to learn from others who have far more experience in routing than I have. I have a particular query and I would be grateful for any advice on the issue. I wear spectacles constantly and I especially need them for doing any...
  8. Table-mounted Routing
    I recently found need to purchase a router and table combo, though now I'm wondering how I did anything w/o the thing. I don't do a lot of wood working so I didn't want to spend a lot of money. No enjoying the newer tables and combos in my price range "aka CHEAP", mostly due to their...
  9. Table-mounted Routing
    Hello all! I am building a router table (my first project)for a new triton and was wondering if I should remove the dust guard on the router to help the dust to move away from the motor and down into the dust collection port that will be installed in the cabinet? Or should I connect a hose to...
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