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Masterlu 12-26-2020 09:54 PM

New Dewalt table saw / Woodworker question
 
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So, I just bought a new Dewalt DWE7485 8-1/4 inch Table Saw. It has two dust collection ports; the lower (primary) and upper (secondary). Would you just connect a good vacuum to the lower port, or get a Y fitting and use them both?

I bought mine with the stand pictured below.

https://www.toolup.com/product-image...10&resizew=510

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altbrewer 12-27-2020 09:49 AM

If your shop vac can move enough air for both connections, use both. If it doesn't do a good job, then just use the lower port. On my European combo machine, I hardly notice when I forget to open the blast gate for the blade guard, but if I forget to open the lower port blast gate, I can see the difference immediately.

Mike

Masterlu 12-27-2020 10:05 AM

Thanks Mike :ok:

JGM411 12-27-2020 04:15 PM

what are you building, Ivan?

Masterlu 12-27-2020 04:20 PM

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Originally Posted by JGM411 (Post 1027283)
what are you building, Ivan?

Joe... nothing really; this table saw will come in handy for ripping down wood, for misc projects. ;)

thughes 12-28-2020 01:24 PM

While I don't have the table saw, I have many other DeWalt tools that I am extremely happy with. Most are hand tools, but the DWS779 12 IN. DOUBLE-BEVEL SLIDING COMPOUND MITER SAW gets a lot of use.

If you are going to do ripping, make sure you get some good featherboards to make a snug fit and to keep your fingers away from the blade.

PHC1 12-28-2020 01:37 PM

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Formerly YB-2 12-28-2020 02:31 PM

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Originally Posted by Masterlu (Post 1027285)
Joe... nothing really; this table saw will come in handy for ripping down wood, for misc projects. ;)

Thought about getting out the tablesaw for ripping the 4'x8' sheets of plywood I used for shelving recently. Was so much easier to lay a couple of sheets on four 8' 2x4s and use the 20v circular-saw with carbide blade. Once lined up, ran a couple of deck screw thru the two sheets into one of the 2x4s to keep them in place. Only problem was my 73yr-old knees. Got out the rubber mat from in front of my workbench and used that to kneel on. Can't say enough good things about the 20v cordless tools. Likely be selling/donating my tablesaw in the spring as it just takes up space these days.

PHC1 12-28-2020 02:56 PM

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Originally Posted by Masterlu (Post 1027216)
Would you just connect a good vacuum to the lower port, or get a Y fitting and use them both?

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jimtranr 12-28-2020 03:00 PM

Will fire these and a DW biscuit jointer up shortly to build an oak equipment rack for the bedroom system. Glad it's all stand-up work...my 81-year-old knees would never survive. :D

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