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Vacuum sanding box has pine frame, top and bottom surfaces of pegboard and a hole in one end to fit vacuum hose.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #58 Apr 1997 pg. 30

Downdraft sanding and routing table. Furnace blower sucks dust and chips down through the grill that forms the top of the table.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #63 Dec 1997 pg. 84

Tips for sawdust control. (1) Thickness planer collector. (2) Sanding dust collection ideas. (3) Lathe dust hood. (4) Table saw dust trap. (5) Portable router dust hood. (6) Piping for a central dust collection system.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #80 Jun 2000 pg. 62

The ultimate tool stand. This large (72"x26"x34" tall) roll-around stand combines a chop saw stand, router table, portable planer stand, workbench with T-slot clamping system, outfeed for table saw, downdraft sanding table, and a glue up table.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #82 Oct 2000 pg. 48

The ultimate sanding table. A portable hollow box (23"x41"x4") is fitted with collection tubes and a perforated top and connected to a vacuum cleaner to collect sanding dust.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Sep 1998 (v.21#11) pg. 48

Sawdust collector table for use while sanding small parts is made by using perforated hardboard and plywood to make a vacuum frame that connects to your shop vacuum.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #344 Jan 1994 (v.44#1) pg. 22

Tip on clamping and holding the nozzle of your shop vacuum to capture sawdust while sanding.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #357 Apr 1995 (v.45#4) pg. 26

Tip on building a small perforated-top box which hooks to a vacuum cleaner and collects sanding dust as it is generated.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #359 Jun 1995 (v.45#6) pg. 16

Make a portable down draft sanding box (sawdust collection device) from a large plastic storage box and egg crate fluorescent light cover material.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #403 Nov 1999 (v.49#10) pg. 33

Vacuum hold-down table is a combination sanding platform and router table. The design enables a shop vacuum to serve dual functions by providing suction for the hold-down or collecting dust from the router table.
FINE WOODWORKING #102 Sep-Oct 1993 pg. 68

Dust-collecting sanding station. A workbench extension features a slotted top and dust-collection box attached to a vacuum.
FINE WOODWORKING #111 Mar-Apr 1995 pg. 14

Sanding dust removal system. Tip on installing a formed-plastic vacuum box (with perforated top) into the top of a workbench and using a sawdust collector to gather sanding dust as it is produced.
MODEL AVIATION Sep 1995 (v.21#9) pg. 51

Dust bench. Build a sanding table which incorporates a grid work of holes in the top through which sanding dust is drawn and collected by the shop vacuum or dust collection system.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #59 Mar 1991 (v.10#5) pg. 26

Bench top sanding table (with a perforated top) hooks up to your dust collector.
SHOPNOTES #22 Jul 1995 (v.4) pg. 10
Added Info SHOPNOTES #24 Nov 1995 (v.4) pg. 29

Roll-around sanding table and air filter system. This shop-built sanding table pulls in the dust that is produced when sanding. It doubles as an air filter for your shop when not used for sanding. It is equipped with three furnace filters and a squirrel cage blower to pull the air through the filters.
SHOPNOTES #24 Nov 1995 (v.4) pg. 4

Mobile sanding center (42"x22"x33" high) has two drawers and a bottom cabinet for storing bench top sanders. Three machines are connected to a shop vacuum cleaner via blast gates.
WOOD MAGAZINE #99 Oct 1997 (v.14#6) pg. 52

Downdraft sanding unit fits in the same opening in a table saw extension (or router table) that also holds the router mounting plate.
WOOD MAGAZINE #102 Winter 1997 (v.14#9) pg. 22

Sanding table (24"x28") fits a contractor's saw and has a built-in dust chute to link to shop vacuum or dust collector.
WOOD MAGAZINE #106 Jun 1998 (v.15#4) pg. 18

Dust-defying side-draft workbench. A powerful airflow conquers dust at the source. Sanding dust is captured using a blower installed in one-half of the base unit of this sturdy workbench.
WOOD MAGAZINE #133 May-Jun 2001 (v.18#4) pg. 72
Correction WOOD MAGAZINE #139 Feb 2002 (v.19#1) pg. 14

Sanding table. A cabinet fitted with a perforated hardboard top, pleated furnace filters, and an old furnace blower is used to capture sanding dust.
WOODSMITH #85 Feb 1993 (v.15) pg. 18

Tip on collecting sanding dust from your bench sander (those not equipped with a special collector) using a shop vacuum.
WOODSMITH #94 Aug 1994 (v.16) pg. 5

Tip shows how to add a "sanding hood" to a large sawdust-collecting sanding table to improve efficiency when carving and sanding small parts.
WOODSMITH #103 Feb 1996 (v.18) pg. 4

Tip suggests using a plastic window well cover as a sanding table dust collecting hood when working with small projects.
WOODSMITH #108 Dec 1996 (v.18) pg. 4

Tip suggests using a retractable window shade to reduce the surface area of a vacuum sanding table when sanding small pieces.
WOODSMITH #112 Aug 1997 (v.19) pg. 4

Exhausting the options. Part 1. Various methods of controlling the sawdust generated by sanding machines.
WOODWORKER Jul 1990 (v.94#7) pg. 670

Sanding center. A roll-around workshop cabinet for storing sanders and sandpaper features a perforated hardboard top (sanding box) which is attached to a vacuum cleaner to collect sanding dust. A removable solid top (50"x26"x2" deep) converts the perforated top into a workbench. The sanding box can also be constructed for use without the cabinet.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1994 (v.18#1) pg. 39

Shop-made sanding table consists of a simple box with a perforated-hardboard top and a vacuum cleaner connection.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1995 (v.19#3) pg. 12

Dustless workbench. Modify an existing workbench to incorporate a squirrel-cage fan and a perforated top to collect sanding dust.
WORKBENCH Feb-Mar 1992 (v.48#1) pg. 62