Router-table outfeed bin eats errant chips
Even with a dust-collector hose attached to my router table's fence, chips and sawdust still manage to escape—generally toward the outfeed side of the table. To collect that debris, I built a simple plywood bin with an opening on top to catch the chips and a hole in the bottom to fit a 21⁄2 " vacuum hose. By joining that hose with the one already attached to the router-table fence, I only have one dust-collector hookup to concern myself with.
—Thomas Freh, Newfane, N.Y.