The Risks of Wood Dust and How to Keep Safe
Woodworking is an essential industry and can be an enjoyable hobby but the danger of airborne wood dust just can’t be ignored.
In order to wire up the three-way switch for the extractor, I had to reverse engineer the contacts and the manual was both in Chinese and also applied to several different models and it was not clear which one I
Extractor fan switch
To control the extractor fan I purchased a three-way switch that is labelled, “Man”, “Off” and “Auto”. The fan controller has a trigger connection and the idea is that this can be controlled from the light switch or in future
As mentioned on the Guild of Makers Conference post, I picked up an extractor fan at the swap meet. This was a powerful dual blower style fan with a timer and an external trigger. There’s also a microswitch that controls