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    Down draft table?

    anyone here use one or have used one and how was it set up? i have somewhere seen a plan for using a furnace fan to be the main suction from underneath..
    Last edited by larry merlau; 02-05-2012 at 05:08 PM.
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    Here's a pretty good looking design from Wood Magazine:

    Downdraft Table
    Bill Arnold
    Citizen of Texas residing in Georgia.
    NRA Life Member and Member of Mensa
    My Weather Underground station

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    Built one years ago with an old furnace motor, used 1/8" pegboard for top. Worked like a charm. I then made a much smaller version that sits on my lap as or if I carve or sand which attaches to my vacuum system. Works fine and doesn't take up space in my shop.

    Pete
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    Here's one you can hook up to your DC. I haven't made one, but I have heard many good comments on it.

    http://www.woodcentral.com/shots/shot431.shtml
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