New Shop, new Dust Collection

How I built a custom 3HP Cyclone Dust Collector
When I started my woodworking hobby, like many others, I was on a tight budget. I purchased the Harbor Freight “2 HP” dust collector. This was better than nothing, but not by much. I experimented with Thein baffles, which worked OK but allowed the... read more

Crossing Over

When hobbies complement each other
I've been working on my (model) railroad, and the equipment that I've collected over the past 30 years has become difficult to manage. I have cars in boxes in a closet, in the attic, and even in a display case in my office. Most of the cars are in... read more