|Project by jcoulam||posted 07-15-2009 12:04 AM||115615 views||271 times favorited||58 comments|
I was really tired of cleaning my shop vac every other day and as my vac started filling up the suction would go way down. I looked at all the solutions out there I determined that the cyclone units were better than the bags and filters. The problem is they are all so expensive, and I’m on a real budget. So I decided I would try and make my own… That was the best decision ever! I went to my local home store and bought some 2” PVC and an 8” x 24” piece of duct and made my own… Since then I have not had to touch my shop vac, this cyclone collects everything, you can see from the picture saw dust in the bucket and the vac is empty, this is working on my seventh bucket with nothing in the vac. The best part is the vac doesn’t lose suction (I sound like a Dyson commercial). Oneida sells the Dust Deputy and if it works as well as my homemade one it is well worth it.
-- Jeff Coulam, Lakeway Texas