Clamp Storage: Dust Collector Not Included

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Project by newTim posted 01-09-2017 04:13 AM 1682 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have a small shop with a large dust collector turned clamp rack and storage center. Instead of positioning the collector off in a corner I left it in the middle of the room close to my large machines. I only have one long conduit and the rest are all short runs. Essentially I have a race track around my table saw, bandsaw, jointer, planer, and dust collector. The race track is bordered by swim lanes separating assembly and work tables, storage, Festool items, and a miter saw station.

The side panels are connected to the dust collector’s frame with “u” pipe fasteners and the two sides are connected with a back panel and top shelf which both allow additional storage. The filter has room to breathe and I can easily reach the crank to clean the filter.

-- tim hill

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#1 posted 01-09-2017 04:16 AM

that’s what I call multi tasking,great job.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#2 posted 01-09-2017 08:44 AM

We need to do everything possible to help our lungs out.

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

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#3 posted 01-09-2017 11:18 AM

Nice going, one tool caught my eye that I need in my shop, That yellow reach grabber. :)

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at

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#4 posted 01-09-2017 05:00 PM

Yeah, I’ve become a connoisseur of grabbers. I’ve got them all over. And magnet pick ups too. :)

-- tim hill

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