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Saddle for 4" dust collection hose

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Project by ChrisinOttawa posted 1661 days ago 2256 views 4 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a simple easy to make birch ply saddle to hold a standard 4” diameter dust collection hose. I replaced the two M6 screws on the dust collector flang with longer ones. I got tired of tripping over it, stepping on it and bending over to pick it off the floor. I move the hose from machine to machine as needed. The handy rubber cuff (http://tinyurl.com/yausppf) on the end of the hose simplifies hooking the hose up to 4” fittings. You get an airtight connection.

-- Chirs in Ottawa





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Roz

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#1 posted 1660 days ago

Smart! Thanks for the tip.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#2 posted 1659 days ago

very cool idea…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#3 posted 266 days ago

Good. I just got that collector. Thanks.

-- Chance Four "Not Just a Second Chance"

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