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The Air We Breathe...... Managing Workshop Dust and Air Quality

Being a small shop owner I realized one of the last things I considered when setting up my shop was how I was going to clear the air with all the sawdust and fumes I was creating.  I do have the luxury of a covered deck outside my shop so much of my staining, sealing and sanding takes place outside, weather permitting.  I also use a mask when working with chemicals, turning on my lathe, etc., but that still doesn't alleviate the inside problem where my most active power tools are: the table saw, miter saw and router to name a few.     Like many others, my shop started small and slowly grew; and one of my first purchases...

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