Evolution of a Shop #46: Festool CT26 and Dust Deputy

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Blog entry by Cory posted 01-07-2016 04:49 PM 3968 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 45: Outfeed and assembly table done Part 46 of Evolution of a Shop series Part 47: Getting back at it....Quick Festool organization »

I’ve been drinking the green kool aid for a while now and I recently added a dust deputy to the CT26. The vac works exceptionally well and is a great part of the whole Festool ecosystem. This was kind of slapped together with leftover 1/2” and 3/4” plywood. It mounts to the vac where a systainer would go and locks in place. I added a holder for a sander and a hook for the hose. The top shelf holds my router or track saw.

Thanks for looking


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#1 posted 01-07-2016 10:24 PM

Even the Magpies like the green.

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#2 posted 01-08-2016 01:33 AM

how does it lock in place?? thoughtful build btw

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#3 posted 01-08-2016 02:56 PM

Both, nice additions for collecting that nasty dust

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#4 posted 01-08-2016 08:46 PM

lan04: it locks in place the same way a systainer does. there are tabs and notches cut into a plywood frame (see picture 3).

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