Build a Down Draft Table

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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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    12 Discussions

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    wploetz
    wploetz

    4 years ago

    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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    Mackramer
    Mackramer

    6 years ago on Introduction

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

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    WorkshopAddict
    WorkshopAddict

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

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

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    twighahn
    twighahn

    7 years ago on Introduction

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

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    WorkshopAddict
    WorkshopAddict

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

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

    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.

    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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    arichio
    arichio

    7 years ago on Introduction

    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
    WorkshopAddict

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    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.