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I like to use the ShopBot at TechShop in San Jose - www.techshop.ws  and I like to use the dust collection hood that channels wood chips to the vacuum system.

It's tough, though, to keep that dust collection hood in it's place - the thumbscrew in the back is tough to reach and tough to securely tighten.

Sooooo...   I decided to stop whining and do something about it!

If you make this, Please Be Gentle!   Thumbscrews and their threads need TLC!  This is a Thumbscrew-assist Tool...

Step 1: Go to the directory and get the file.

Picture of Go to the directory and get the file.

I'm including the Corel Draw v15 file with the essential drawings for using 1/4" MDF.  (Can you imagine?  togo1919 using MDF?)

Cut out the pieces using the Laser Engraver.  The parts look like this.  Ignore the dotted line - it's associated with the text box, that's all.
 
bgerens2 years ago
Very clever! Did you make one for me?
togo1919 (author)  bgerens2 years ago
License and registration, too...
No smog check, though!
togo1919 (author) 2 years ago
Plus tax and shipping...
togo1919 (author) 2 years ago

Yup! That's $49.99 on yer bill!

;)