Dust collector sock

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Project by David Dean posted 04-06-2013 12:21 PM 2567 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well after see the dust collector on LJ so I made my own out of a 35gl cardboard drum fien it when the wife toke me yardsaleing got it for 5 dollar’s and the cloth came from locel business that throw it away but here is some pic’s. so frist you need a picie of cloth 61 3/4”long and 5 feet tall but you can make it shorter and sowe to gather and the top take the lied on the cloth and make a ciocle ha round the lied and cut it out and sowe it to your sock now the 4” hole flexy pipe would be great but I had was stove pipe but any way you need a picie of cloth 14” by 24” and sowe that togather and cut out a hole where you need it and sowe the end to the sock mahe sure that lucking collar come’s with drum that is what hods the sock on and yes it hod dust. Sorry guys I not that good at this but I hope this help holer if you need help.

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#1 posted 04-06-2013 02:01 PM

What a good idea David. It has to be less expensive than a store bought one.

-- RV

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#2 posted 04-07-2013 01:02 AM

Very creative. I like it.

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#3 posted 04-07-2013 01:10 AM

+1 Ya done good!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#4 posted 04-07-2013 10:14 AM

Thanks everyone

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#5 posted 04-08-2013 05:41 PM

It must work great and it feels good to save a lot of money on a project like this. I bet you saved $150 to $250 bucks building this yourself. Thanks for sharing, keep up the great projects.

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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#6 posted 04-08-2013 07:21 PM

Neat Idea!!
I like the angled chute!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#7 posted 04-08-2013 10:38 PM


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