Tony, Winston, and Dan
Thanks for all the feedback concerning Dust collection.
You all have provided very important information, a little of which I was aware of, and have all gone beyond that in the level of very helpful details regarding affects to health and so on. I do appreciate your feedback and experience very much!
I will continue to use the dust boot, just at Maximum height.
I have a Dust Deputy between the Socket! Dust boot and a Fein Turbo 1 with the felt bag installed already.
QUESTION: the Makita router seems to blow dust down, in the vertical, onto the work area below it, so isn’t that blowing more of the fine dust all over the place?
So, it is now apparent that, even wearing my basic dust mask (I have a vapor mask BTW, but haven’t used it) is not enough. I haven’t been cutting a lot (I guess that is relative?) and not every day. I do have a compressor to blow off the dust on parts and myself while outside my compact garage workspace.
GOING FORWARD: It seems like a modified vacuum table might be a way to collect dust?
I made my work table a while ago, 48"x48" with 4"x4" posts sided with 2"x6"s. This is a heavy and stable table.
Maybe, it is time to modify the table, or just create an enclosure from scratch?