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A Simple Rotary Table Without a Worm Drive (Direct Turning)

by Harold Hall Material: Cast Iron Units: (mm) The more usual form of rotary table comprises a round table rotated manually via a worm and wormwheel. For many though, making this type would be too involved, a situation that the table described here seeks to overcome (Photo 1) In simple terms, the worm/wormwheel drive is omitted and the table rotated …

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Making a DIY Cyclone Dust Separator for Your Shop

DIY Cyclone Dust Separator by Dan Clark

It turns out that making a cyclone dust separator is a fairly simple process, and the DIY version seems to work as well as a commercial separator. Small scale (shop size) cyclone dust separators typically attach to an intermediate tank (like a trash can or 5-gallon bucked) and separate the dust and large chunks of debris from the air being …

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