Good idea Stick. I do think you MUST have a chip collector of some sort for any workable system, and that will suppress screws and sparkable stuff from hitting an impeller, even in a shop vac. I saw a review of the Home Depot separator that rated it only slightly below the smaller dust deputy. So even someone with a very low budget and a shop vac can have a separator. I think many newbies see the Thein as above their present skill level.not everyone has a dust deputy...
might be a good idea to add a warning.disclaimer for those that haven't one...
On the dust output of a jointer, it's pretty fluffy, so a separator of some sort is a must. My Powermatic quickly clogs up if I forget to thurn on the DC (happens). But the DeWalt 735 just needs a receptical that puts the fluff into a container without the need for a DC unit. Just have to make a screened exit for the air flow to escape faster than it comes in.
Here's the drawing of a boxed collector unit I was thinking of making for the 735. It would probably have a drawer with a side door to access the drawer. It will fill up fast.
Then again, I could probably do it with a trash barrel and a plywood top with a port and large screened area.
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