Introduction: More Stable Dust Collection Boot for CNC Routers

Another magnetic dust boot attachment.  This one lives at TechShop Detroit.  .dxf works well with the following materials and is included at the end of the instructable.

Materials:
3/4 MDF * 
1/2 MDF *
24" Tight-Seal Strip Brushes McMaster item# 74405T14 for 3" steel backing (other sizes available in the same section)
1/2" Neodymium Magnets (available on amazon or ebay) *
1/4 - 20 hardware 
hot glue

* substitute with what you have around the shop.  Make adjustments to .dxf as necessary.

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jardoni made it!(author)2016-06-06

Thanks for doing this! I did it based off of yours but I have a smaller desktop router so I only put a 2 1/2" connection on mine. The only other thing I might recommend is the horse hair version of the bristles that you recommended. Mine are so stiff that I can't make deep cuts with it without throwing off the cuts.

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jardoni made it!(author)2016-06-06

I just bought some and I'm going to see how they work for me. Thanks again!!

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antennas made it!(author)2015-09-17

I made one. I used some 1/2 plexi I had laying around. I did cut the hole a bit too big hence the tape. But it is a great tool and I will make another again. Thanks for the instructable.

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