Vacuum Holder

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Project by Vince posted 1682 days ago 2661 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well I was getting tired of tying the vacuum hose to the bed of the lathe and then retying it just to move a foot or so. Then I thought of this setup, it’s a 3/4 steel bar with the end turned down to fit in the cage mount on the lathe. I don’t use the cage anyway so I thought I would put it to good use. The bracket is a piece of aluminum which I mill and drilled it, and then tapped it for the knob that I bought at OSH.

-- Vince

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#1 posted 1682 days ago

Good idea, it looks really professional.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#2 posted 1682 days ago

Cool Idea !!! I like that it is adjustable too.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#3 posted 1681 days ago

Nice job !

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#4 posted 1346 days ago

Hey that’s a neat idea. I was thinking of something like that to hold a light that I could slide along the length of the lathe and hold it where I need it. Now you can clamp you vacuum to the bar at any location and any angle!!
Thanks for sharing that with everyone!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 1346 days ago

Hold a light…that’s a good idea. I’ll have to rig one up.

-- Vince

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#6 posted 1039 days ago

Looks good enough to put on an aircraft, nice crisp work, and very functional too.

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#7 posted 1037 days ago

Thanks…. it’s working out well.

-- Vince

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