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rsser
22nd Jan 2011, 03:39 PM
Chips? Gotta be kidding.

Would pick up some sanding dust from some timber species at best.

Over to you. Post poor tips here.

tea lady
22nd Jan 2011, 04:57 PM
:doh: Not exactly a big gulp is it! :rolleyes:

Manuka Jock
22nd Jan 2011, 05:24 PM
Chips? Gotta be kidding.

Would pick up some sanding dust from some timber species at best.

Over to you. Post poor tips here.


:D:D:D

Ern , you missed the fine print mate .

(For hand sanding on stationary lathe only)

:U

Sawdust Maker
23rd Jan 2011, 08:55 AM
The nozzle from my dusty is 4"
how do I fit it between the bed :doh:

Manuka Jock
23rd Jan 2011, 09:22 AM
The nozzle from my dusty is 4"
how do I fit it between the bed :doh:
Get a king sized bed :2tsup:

wm460
23rd Jan 2011, 10:42 AM
The nozzle from my dusty is 4"
how do I fit it between the bed :doh:


Angle grinder. :D:D:D

RETIRED
23rd Jan 2011, 12:18 PM
Angle grinder. :D:D:DUmmm, that would make it a gap bed.:D

Sawdust Maker
23rd Jan 2011, 12:30 PM
Ummm, that would make it a gap bed.:D

Bonus :yippy:

rsser
23rd Jan 2011, 04:32 PM
LOL.

Chip and dust collection is of course a sod.

If you browse through Raffan's books you'll see some weird and wonderful cowlings and hoppers.

Shannon got some mileage out of a cowling fitted to the tool rest.

Another member way back thought he could patent a pipe style roughing gouge with vac connector at the bottom.

Vicmarc's inertia sander has a vac connector at the handle bottom but IME it only picks up a bit of the sanding dust.

My unique suggestion is to grow a beard and then draw it up over your mouth and nose and plaster it down with Vaseline.

Wanna give it a go ?

Ozkaban
24th Jan 2011, 09:42 AM
When I installed a dusty, my wife asked if this would mean the end to the bed of wood shavings on the floor. My response of umm, no... didn't impress :-)

I've always thought having a shoulder harness that holds the end of the dusty pipe would do the trick, since that's where they mostly go. I've yet to send chips straight to the back of the lathe :doh:

Cheers,
Dave

Manuka Jock
24th Jan 2011, 10:03 AM
........ since that's where they mostly go. I've yet to send chips straight to the back of the lathe :doh:

Cheers,
Dave


:2tsup:

rsser
24th Jan 2011, 10:25 AM
With faceplate turning I seem to get a spray of chips through an arc of about 180 degrees, away from the headstock.

Some folk advocate running a shower curtain around the lathe.

Sawdust Maker
24th Jan 2011, 12:15 PM
I'm thinking of the shower curtin idea - for at least some of my area
Problem is we gave the surplus shower curtains to Vinnies some time ago :doh:

Paul39
24th Jan 2011, 01:12 PM
A lump of timber can be held in place against a face plate with the pressure from the live center on the tailstock while you cut a spigot or recess to hold in the chuck.

I got away with it for quite a while.

Two florescent tubes over the lathe replaced, glass cleaned up. Found the piece of timber on the other side of the shop two days later. Glass cuts on hand healed, Area on wrist where timber hit is almost healed.

rsser
24th Jan 2011, 01:13 PM
Shower curtain:

I reckon a clear plakky job might be worth a go. Won't feel so claustrophobic.

Put on the swimming goggles, a latex cap, bathers, and give your mates their laugh for the day.

Manuka Jock
24th Jan 2011, 01:17 PM
Shower curtain:

I reckon a clear plakky job might be worth a go. Won't feel so claustrophobic.

Put on the swimming goggles, a latex cap, bathers, and give your mates their laugh for the day.
and don't forget the wetsuit . keep the shavings out of ya undies :D

rsser
24th Jan 2011, 01:31 PM
Good thinking Batman!

Could always run a dripper hose down the neck to keep you cool in summer :)

Manuka Jock
24th Jan 2011, 01:36 PM
Good thinking Batman!

Could always run a dripper hose down the neck to keep you cool in summer :)
You're on to it there :2tsup:

and a drain hose too , save you venturing out in the heat round the back of the shed :U

rsser
24th Jan 2011, 03:09 PM
Why not let the er, effluent, seep onto the floor and keep the dust down?

Manuka Jock
24th Jan 2011, 03:12 PM
Why not let the er, effluent, seep onto the floor and keep the dust down?
:no: Flies :~

rsser
24th Jan 2011, 03:37 PM
You have those in NZ?

More seriously, here's a better tip for dust control, another way of mounting a Big Gulp: click (http://www.fisherwoodcraft.com/tips.php?TIP=lathe_stand)

Manuka Jock
24th Jan 2011, 03:53 PM
You have those in NZ?

More seriously, here's a better tip for dust control, another way of mounting a Big Gulp: click (http://www.fisherwoodcraft.com/tips.php?TIP=lathe_stand)

Yep , they blew in from the west :p

Thats a good bracket system .:)

Sawdust Maker
24th Jan 2011, 07:07 PM
You have those in NZ?

More seriously, here's a better tip for dust control, another way of mounting a Big Gulp: click (http://www.fisherwoodcraft.com/tips.php?TIP=lathe_stand)


Ern
This is the useless tips thread
that link was useful :doh:

might do that if plan B doesn't work
Plan A is ok but I think I can do better

rsser
24th Jan 2011, 07:12 PM
As they say Nick, one man's fish is another's poisson ;-}