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document updated 4 months ago, on Mar 11, 2024

a small dust collector

Sawdust can cause problems indoors, especially if your wood shop is located inside a residence, since fine particles can be inhaled and stay inside your lungs, causing damage over time. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Shop-vacs don't really do a good job at dust collection. Dust collection requires high volume, measured in CFM.

Examples of relatively small dust collectors:

The above brands manufacture several dust collectors in a range of sizes, suggesting they have more experience with this product. The below brands only appear to manufacture this one size, or a very limited number of sizes: