Category Archives: Dust extraction

Projects – Tool Storage – Part 2

After finally getting the hang of levelling the planer tables of my planer thicknesser I decided to prepare some wood for the chisel rack I’ve been thinking about for a while. I decided to break up some of the slatted … Continue reading

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SIP 01552 dust extraction

As I mentioned when I reviewed it initially, the inbuilt extraction on my SIP 01552 is useless. (I’ve since checked and the blades of the fan do spin, they just don’t seem to move the air enough to even suck … Continue reading

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Review – Numatic NVD750 workshop vacuum extractor

I’m quite paranoid about the effect of wood dust (including MDF dust) on my health and that of my family. Bill Pentz has some good information on the subject here. Some time ago I bought an NVD750 in Axminster’s 40th … Continue reading

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Poor impulse control …

I’ve been thinking of buying the Numatic NVD750 for a while, but have been balking at the price (£343.50 for the vacuum alone) as I’d definitely want to add the wheels and possibly the HEPA module. I’ve spent quite a … Continue reading

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Upgrading the Microclene MC760 – Part 2

Following on from Part 1 This morning the F9 filters from Jasun Filtration arrived (part number UPC911212). They’re folded paper filters in a plastic frame (there is a galvanised frame option, but plastic is cheaper and less likely to scratch … Continue reading

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Upgrading the Microclene MC760

I recently posted my first impressions of the Microclene MC760 air filter which I bought from Poolewood Machinery in Kent. I really love the feeling of quality this little thing exudes and it’s amazingly compact compared to the alternatives, however … Continue reading

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Review – Microclene MC760 air filter – First impressions

Following on from dust strategy update I’m quite paranoid about the effect of wood dust (including MDF dust) on my health and that of my family. Bill Pentz has some good information on the subject here. I ordered a Microclene … Continue reading

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