YouTuber and veteran woodworker Frank Howarth decided to build a table, fence, and dust collection for his two big DeWalt radial arm saws. He films the process over a beautifully-edited 17-minute video above.

"I built the new dust collection to come from below the table," says Howarth. "I did this by building wooden ductwork to carry the air away from the saws. The new table is made of two layers; a sub-layer of particle board and a top layer of MDF. I had to cut holes in both of these layers to make the table fit under the two saws - one set of holes for the saw columns and another set for the dust collection ports. The new fence has the dust collection flowing through it. This will keep the dust off the table and suck the dust directly away from the blade as it's cutting the work piece.

Howarth's videos are popular on Woodworking Network. He's the creator of the bamboo Death Star and turner of the wooden eyeball. Take a tour of the finished woodshop here.
 
In honor of Star Wars Day (May 4 - May the Fourth be with you), Howarth constructed a wooden Death Star – and filmed the process in timelapse.
Howarth built the bamboo death star using a CNC, a lathe, and conventional equipment - filming the entire process in timelapse.
 
He also turned a wooden eyeball from maple, cherry, birch, walnut, and ebony; and turned a segmented walnut & redheart bowl. And he built a motor mount for his surface sander. Check out his projects.

 

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