Introduction: Build a Down Draft Table

I walk you through two different down draft tables you can build for you shop.  This should help with the airborne dust in your shop.

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wploetz made it!(author)2015-12-05

Where does the dust go and how do you empty it? I assume you just beat teh filters when they get clogged and you can re-use them?

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tincatinca made it!(author)2015-06-21

use Formica for sloping sides

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Mackramer made it!(author)2013-07-30

This is a genius idea. Do you have any plans you could share?

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WorkshopAddict made it!(author)2013-07-30

I do not have any plans. I just made it to fit the space I wanted it to set in.

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mswinford made it!(author)2013-07-12

Great idea for a home woodworking space.

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twighahn made it!(author)2012-10-16

i think i might go with a framed backed mesh of some sort, maybe catwalk grading.

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WorkshopAddict made it!(author)2012-12-07

If you use grading, you might have to put something over top of it so that your wood doesn't get marred.

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WorkshopAddict made it!(author)2012-10-05

If you like this project and decide to build one, please share pictures of you finished product at workshopaddict.com so that we can check it out. That would be so cool.

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bricabracwizard made it!(author)2012-09-23

An excellent down draft table! I've been wanting a solution like this for years and now you've given me some great ideas. I reckon it would also make a good vacuum frame. Your workshop is to be envied!

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WorkshopAddict made it!(author)2012-09-24

Thanks bricabracwizard.

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arichio made it!(author)2012-09-23

Awesome down draft table, nicely designed. I built an air cleaner using the same principle with the blower motor and suspended it from the ceiling in my workshop.

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WorkshopAddict made it!(author)2012-09-23

That is what I was originally going to do with this unit, but my ceiling is only 7 feet tall and it would hang down too low.

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