I like to use the ShopBot at TechShop in San Jose - www.techshop.ws and I like to use the dust collection hood that channels wood chips to the vacuum system.
It's tough, though, to keep that dust collection hood in it's place - the thumbscrew in the back is tough to reach and tough to securely tighten.
Sooooo... I decided to stop whining and do something about it!
If you make this, Please Be Gentle! Thumbscrews and their threads need TLC! This is a Thumbscrew-assist Tool...
Step 1: Go to the directory and get the file.
I'm including the Corel Draw v15 file with the essential drawings for using 1/4" MDF. (Can you imagine? togo1919 using MDF?)
Cut out the pieces using the Laser Engraver. The parts look like this. Ignore the dotted line - it's associated with the text box, that's all.