It would be extremely difficult ripping boards this size in this small space using a table saw. Gotta love that EurekaZone track saw and EZ-One table. But with all of the sawing, routing, and sanding wood I’ve been doing, I found myself spending a lot of time running back and forth to turn the shop vac on and off. I also found myself going through lots of expensive shop vac filters. Prefilters helped a bit, but not by much. A couple of cool add-ons made a world of difference.
The remote control plug is awesome, saving between 5 and 30 seconds every time I turn it on and off depending on where I am and what I’m doing. That can add up to tens of minutes saved over the course of a long day. It really helps keep up momentum, since I can activate it no matter which tool I’m using or what I happen to be doing.
I think the Dust Deputy was $50 or so on Amazon, but at $15 each for shop vac filters it pays for itself in no time. It catches even the finest sander dust and you can run water through it, too.
There’s almost no dust in the shop vac! And the 5-gallon bucket is much easier to walk off the boat to the dumpster than the big shop vac base. Back to the wall install…
The butt joint molding looks pretty good in the pic above, if I do say so myself.
Not bad for a rookie!