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  • Oops! House of Dust

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, February 21, 2012
    House of Dust By Randy Walker To keep airborne dust from getting into the house, I bought a dust collector for my basement workshop. I wanted to start with a clean slate, so I decided to rid the shop of a decade’s worth of dust that had collected...
  • Oops! Dust Storm Disaster

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, March 29, 2011
    Dust Storm Disaster After reading about the health hazards of microscopic dust particles, I decided to retrofit my old dust collector with a canister filter. This was its second upgrade: I’d already wired my collector to automatically start whenever...