Woodworking Tip: Box Fan Filter " I made a cheap air cleaner for dust in my shop by attaching a furnace filter to a box fan. I just set the fan on my workbench whenever I’m sanding. It works so well that I decided to make a more permanent air cleaner. I mounted the fan overhead, attaching it to the floor joists in my shop, see drawing."
Milk Jug Dust Collection Routing makes a real mess. But, here’s a solution that won’t cost you a dime.Take a 1-gallon milk or windshield-washer container and cut a hole in one side for a bit. Slice off the bottom with a utility knife. Cut back the three other sides so they line up with the centerline of your router shaft. Push a 1-in. vacuum hose onto the neck of the jug, fire up the vacuum and rout to your …