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Sawdust funnel

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Has anyone gotten anything like this to work?

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What's happening is the sawdust is hitting the white stuff so fast its getting deflected upwards. I might have to put a lip on the top or something.

Hardly anything goes into the little cloth bag. In fact I took it off and watched it while I cut the end off a scrap and hardly anything came out. Even had the wife hold a shop vac hose up to it.

The sawdust comes out by the blade.

This is a work in progress. It does help keep the floor clean, but not as well as I expected.

That white material is bathroom wall stuff. It's really flimsy. A 4x8 sheet of it cannot stand up leaning against the wall, it just flops over. It seems to be vinyl or something similar.

$25 for a 4x8 sheet at Menards.

Probably the perfect material for tool box drawer liners. Cuts easily with a utility knife or scissors.
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How close to the workpiece does the blade guard get?
I have to hold it up when I do a miter, or it'll get stuck on the workpiece.
Kills a lot of space. Glad you guys have such roomy shops
It does take up space. That's why my miter bench has wheels. If I need to get a car in there, I can roll it off to the side, roll it into the unheated side of the pole barn, or if I absolutely have to, I can roll it outside.
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