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Dust deputy vacuum table.

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Project by Bob1581 posted 12-30-2017 03:43 PM 919 views 5 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First project post.

This is my take on a dust deputy vacuum cart. I saw a few on here that were the inspiration. I added a small down-draft insert and some blast gates. This allows me to easily switch between hoses for large tools, small tools, and the down-draft. Made out of 3/4 birch and a melamine top. It was mostly a play it by ear build. Started with a basic drawing and figured out a bunch of it as I went. Now that i have it all worked it i might try to offload it and build another. Kept it the same height as my saw and assembly table so i can use it as an infeed or outfeed. Works really good so far and the easily holds about 10 gallons. Pretty happy with it.





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splintergroup

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#1 posted 12-30-2017 03:50 PM

Very well planned out!

I like your drawer (versus the typical bucket). How good is the seal?

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Bob1581

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#2 posted 12-30-2017 04:28 PM

I weatherstripped the door, and silconed the whole box and every fitting just to be sure. Used a threaded insert and knob so i can tighten the door down. There aren’t any leaks that i can find.

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htl

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#3 posted 12-30-2017 10:44 PM

Love this project.
You got to have a table and need a cyclone but in a small small shop those cyclones and vacs will take up a lot a room so, a win with this setup!!!
One idea is to add a 3/4” door for the vac, this will quiet it down not stop the noise completely but cuts down that high pitched noise.
Close it up completely and the vacs get hot.
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#4 posted 12-31-2017 02:20 AM

Well thought out. You did a great job.

You have the table saw I have been wanting to buy.

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