Introduction: Drill Press Dust Collector

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This is a drill press dust collecting jig. It is designed to allow the dust collection port to sit at different heights depending on the placement of the work piece.

Step 1: Scrap

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Mark a piece of scrap with 0", 1", 2" and 3" sides surrounding a circle the circumference of a dust collecting hose.

Step 2: Rim

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Cut 1.5" strips of wood to surround the backside of the jig. Glue and fasten. These will be used for clamping the dust collection unit in place.

Step 3: Circle

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Cut the face of the jig to accommodate the dust collection hose.

Step 4: Connectors

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Create a tube assembly that will connect to a dust collection hose and a second hose if the drill press allows.

Step 5: Attach

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Attach the assembly to the wood structure.

Step 6: Connect

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Clamp in place and connect the main dust collector hose and any auxiliary hoses to the assembly.

Step 7: Complete

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The assembly is complete and will collect dust and debris from both the side and under the drill press.

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