Synopses & Reviews
“Woodworkers often get in trouble with their families for messy sawdust. Worse, wood dust has been shown to be a grave health hazard....Proper dust collection can prevent or minimize...these problems. Peters shows the types of protective equipment and dust collectors available and provides instructions on designing a collection system. Every woodworking collection should include this title.”—Library Journal.
Don't deny the health hazards of long-term exposure to wood dust in your workshop. It's critical and simple to make your shop a safe place to work and breathe with a non-technical, easy-to-use guide to the latest equipment and the most efficient techniques. Start taking control with dust collectors for your particular tools, dust masks and helmets, and air movers you can buy or make, as well as portable collectors such as vacuums and dust bag attachments for your tools. Illustrated instructions show how to make your own customized dust chutes, collectors, hoods, and pickups for your table saw, radial arm saw, router table/shaper, planer, jointer, drill press, band saw, and chop saw/miter saw. Featured: the full range of manufactured systems and equipment, with analyses of which ones are right for you, and complete installation instructions.