Central Dust Collection - Dust Collection Tips, Jigs and Fixtures | WoodArchivist.com
See there? How cool is THAT? You could disguise that and use it in a traditional room. What is it? It's a "floor sweep". Simply sweep the crap into the box and the dust collector sucks it up.
Simplifying Dust Collection for Your Woodworking Power Tools
Use a wye fitting rather than a tee so that less suck is required to move dust.
How To Turn a Shop Vac Into a DIY Dust Collector
A basic shop vacuum can power a budget dust collection system with parts you can buy off the shelf from your local home center.
$1 Blast Gate
Adding a dust collection system to my shop was a great move, but it wasn’t cheap. I did manage to save money by making my own blast gates. The main component of the dust gates is a 3-in. PVC coupler. It cost me only $1 at my local home center, and a 4-in.-dia. dust hose fits perfectly over it. With a jigsaw, I cut the …