Tag Archives: dust extraction

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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Projects – Drill press table – Part 1

I’ve been thinking for a while about building a larger table for my drill press and now the drill is securely mounted I might get moving on it. Most DIY drill tables look something like this: They usually have an … 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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Dust strategy update

Following on from initial thoughts The price of the 3M Filtrete FAP03 Air Purifier dropped from £177 to £125 so I ordered one for the house. The plan is to have an MC760 in the workshop, backed up with this … Continue reading

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Dust strategy – Initial thoughts

As I plan to use veneered MDF in quite a few of my projects, I’ve been thinking about dust quite a lot. I’d go so far as to say I’m working on a strategy! 🙂 The dust I’m really worried … Continue reading

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Projects – TV stand – Part 3

Following on from Part 2 After the amount of tearout encountered when cross cutting the veneered MDF for the side and rear panels, I knocked up a zero clearance base for my circular saw as tearout would be much harder … Continue reading

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