Vertical Shopvac & Cyclone Cart

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Project by JSB posted 01-11-2015 04:30 PM 6615 views 40 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve got a mini cyclone hooked up to my shopvac. Moving them around is a huge pain in the butt and I didn’t have any storage for all of the tool attachments or hoses. So I made a cart for them. I didn’t want to go side by side because that takes up a larger footprint.

The final design holds all of my attachments, hoses, the cyclone, and the shopvac in a footprint that is about 8” deeper than the shopvac itself.

For those who are interested, I have a video covering the build and plans here:

-- Jay -

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#1 posted 01-11-2015 05:13 PM

Going vertical is a very good idea, especially for small shops like mine. And the possibility for storing all the addons is ideal too. So I will copy your idea with my thien-buffle setup. Thanks a lot for sharing!

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#2 posted 01-11-2015 05:14 PM

Jay, great video, as always. I’ve finally find the vertical cyclone cart I’ve been dreaming of, thanks to you!

Keep up the great work!

-- Joe | Spartanburg, SC | "To give anything less than your best is to sacrafice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine

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#3 posted 01-11-2015 05:33 PM

Jay, really appreciate your taking the time to put together the video and information regarding your build. It will be very helpful for a future project in the shop.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#4 posted 01-11-2015 05:49 PM

Large results, small footprint. You’re always thinkin. Good stuff Jay

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#5 posted 01-11-2015 07:11 PM

Looks good

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#6 posted 01-11-2015 07:38 PM

Great project Jay. I need to build me a cart like this for my small shop as well. Thanks for the video!

-- -Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, its about learning to dance in the rain.

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#7 posted 01-11-2015 07:40 PM

Good design. Adding to my many favorites.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#8 posted 01-11-2015 07:42 PM

Awesome design and great job on the video. I like the fact that every thing is so compact and to empty them you just slide them out.

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#9 posted 01-11-2015 09:01 PM

Love it, Jay. Mine is currently in the same configuration, just minus all that wood stuff and plus a few bungee cords. I think I like yours better.

Hopefully you filmed it.

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#10 posted 01-11-2015 09:27 PM

This is a must-build for anyone who’s been dragging their cyclone around with the vac!

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#11 posted 01-11-2015 09:33 PM

Very nice project Jay with lots of great storage for the vacuum attachments. Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott in Texas

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#12 posted 01-12-2015 12:32 AM

Very nice design. Keeping this in mind when I get the chance to make mine.

-- Richard, Temple, GA.....If I smell of sawdust then I was having fun

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#13 posted 01-12-2015 11:17 AM

Thanks…going in my favorites for my next shop project…fought with the shopvac all weekend

-- Bevy - NH

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#14 posted 01-12-2015 11:43 AM

Very Nice design, Looks good and should serve you well.

-- John, Suffolk Virgina

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#15 posted 01-12-2015 03:08 PM

Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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