Introduction: Drill Press Dust Collector
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.
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Step 1: Scrap
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
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
Cut the face of the jig to accommodate the dust collection hose.
Step 4: Connectors
Create a tube assembly that will connect to a dust collection hose and a second hose if the drill press allows.
Step 5: Attach
Attach the assembly to the wood structure.
Step 6: Connect
Clamp in place and connect the main dust collector hose and any auxiliary hoses to the assembly.
Step 7: Complete
The assembly is complete and will collect dust and debris from both the side and under the drill press.
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