The Dust Right® Accessory Rockler Forgot!

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Project by TheDane posted 688 days ago 2396 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I bought one of Rockler’s Dust Right® Floor Sweep Systems … it helps a lot in cleaning up the shop, but I found that when vacuuming the anti-fatigue mats in my shop, the suction would pull the Dust Right® handle clean off the tube.

A few scraps or pine, a few minutes at the band saw, and a little glue … problem solved!


-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#1 posted 688 days ago

There’s the winner right there Dane, another well done shop innovation.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#2 posted 688 days ago

I kicked my dustrite to the curb for the same reason – I will have to dust it off and do what you did!

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#3 posted 688 days ago

Great idea. That is thinking on your feet. I have the same setup and will make a handle for mine. I have been trying to figure a way to make a brush sweep for fine cleaning the floor. The Rockler system just has the plastic that runs over the floor to get the dust…but i always use my Ridgid shop vac afterwards because the brush bristles do a better job of fine cleaning…Rockler, Are You Listening?????

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 688 days ago

That is a great solution!! I love it!!.............Jim

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

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 688 days ago

That looks like a simple... Duh? ... Fix!

Good for you!

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#6 posted 688 days ago

Nice simple fix. Great solution…...

-- Brock, Illinois

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#7 posted 688 days ago

Nice job Gerry, what a simple yet great fix!

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

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#8 posted 688 days ago

Just goes to show there’s more than one way to skin a cat.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#9 posted 677 days ago

That’s a great handle! Great idea!


-- If I can do can you! -AJswoodshop

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