You’ll forgive me for not making a Sketchup of this part. Scraps from the hoard plus casters from an HF furniture dolly. Gives the project a theoretical 1000# capacity – for when I start machining tungsten and depleted uranium, I gue...
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Location: Space Coast
Medicare eligible retired AF Lt Colonel. (Never got muddy boots - I was a helluva paper shuffler)
Hack when it comes to woodworking.
Blown away by many of the projects posted on LJ
Cheers from sunny Florida!
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I decided to liberate the guts of the original Craftsman shop vac and replace the body with another chlorine bucket to make the entire package more compact. After all, the whole point of this exercise is so the main shop vac body sees very little...
Cut out the inside of a bucket lid, slip the cyclone into it, glue the two together with some leftover caulk. Bob’s my uncle.
Okay, this isn’t all that beautiful but it seems to work. I roughly sliced off the end of a piece of 1-1/2” PVC I had lying around, and roughly cut a hole in the side of the bucket. After epoxying the two together, I faired the end o...
The three bucket lids I used were mismatched to the buckets I had, but this led me to slice off the threaded part of the lids and rely on friction, gravity, and suction to maintain the structural integrity. It turns out this is quite sufficient a...