|Project by WoodworkGuy||posted 10-11-2012 01:50 PM||2672 views||1 time favorited||5 comments|
With a small shop that doubles as a garage, I need equipment that can easily be moved out of the way. I’ve used a shop vac with HEPA filter and collection bag for years and purchased one of Rockler’s dust collectors (which does a great job with the TS, router table, sanders, etc.).
While they work great, they were a little unwieldy to move around, so I went through the scrap bin and assembled a cart to corral both items. I used furring strips to partition off each item, which helps to keep them in place on the cart. I left space between them to keep the hose. Since my shop vac had a storage area, I didn’t need to make space for vac accessories. I bolted on four 2” swivel casters (two with brakes) which makes it easy to roll it around and get it out of the way when done. It’s also easy to sweep the floor at the end of the day, as it rolls behind me, all self-contained rather than rolling around separately.
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