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The Onieda Dust Deputy; My Version

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I bought the dust deputy at the big wood show in Las Vegas last July. I finally put it toghther my way. I shortened the shop vac hose to about half its original length. Then I reinforced the top of the bucket with some 1/2 inch baltic birch plywood and lastly I screwed a piece of plywood to the bottom because I found the most difficult thing is to get the lid off the bucket. The darn thing really keeps the shop vac filter clean.

-- bobdurnell, Santa Ana California.





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jockmike2

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#1 posted 1538 days ago

They do work great don’t they. I made two, one for my shop vac and one for my HF 1HP shop vac. Both could suck a golf ball through a garden hose. The small one I use 2 inch hose and the big one 4 inch. Work great.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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NormG

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#2 posted 1538 days ago

Great idea, makes it more stable and less likely to tip over also with the plywood bottom.

-- Norman

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 1538 days ago

I have one as well and they do work!!! There is a plan in woodsmith or shop notes that is a portable cart for this. Hold’s both vacuum and bucket made out of plywood with wheels. I bought the wood, just have not made it yet. If interested let me know your e mail and I can scan it and send it to you
Ken

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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bobdurnell

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#4 posted 1538 days ago

To ken90712—saw the article too. I decided to use the dust deputy on only one machine so portability wasn’t necessary for me. It can be used on all of my shop vacs though it is currently on the 6×48 belt sander and osilating spindle sander the ones that make the finest dust. Thanks for the comment

-- bobdurnell, Santa Ana California.

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rsladdwoodworks

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#5 posted 1537 days ago

I need to get one and I like the way you did the hook up

-- Robert Laddusaw and no I am not smarter then a fifth grader ( and no I canot spell so if it is a problem don't read it ))

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