I'm on the very verge of buying a Makita 12" thickness planer.
Naturally I want a dust/chip collection system for this. I have a
very small shop and I will never have a table saw in the shop. In fact
the only other large power tool I have is a bandsaur.
So the dust collection system needs to be large enough to handle the
planer and that's all.
What size do I need for a 12" planer? And what performance value
though most of my work is small, I will occasionally plane down wide
oak boards. So the system has to be sized for that. It will be very
near the planer so there' sno duct loss issues to worry about.
Thanks for any info you may have.
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