I looked into building a downdraft table...and knocked around a few ideas with tod. The main problem is generating enough suction to get the dust down into the table.
You saw the Harbor Freight DC I have connected to my router table. The way we figured, it would take more than one of them connected to the table to do a good enough job to justify building the table!
Take a look at some of the commercial downdraft tables from Sand Pro and Denray. They ain't cheap!
Here's a link to an interesting discussion on Woodweb about this subject...
- Marty -
When you earnestly believe you can compensate for a lack of skill by doubling your efforts, there’s no end to what you can’t do…