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An attractive solution seals up the saw

Even with a good dust collector connected to my cabinet-style tablesaw, a fair amount of sawdust still escaped through the various openings in the cabinet. To close these loopholes, I used magnetic sheets, available at craft stores or as air vent covers at the hardware store.

I cut the sheets just wide enough to cover the curved openings in the front and back, and stuck them in place. When I need to tilt the blade for a bevel cut, I just pull off the covers and lay them back when the angle is set.
—Chaz Smith, Altoona, Pa.

 

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