Introduction: Vacuum Clothes Dryer

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Make a very effective clothes dryer out of a five gallon paint/pickle bucket.

Step 1: Take a Five Gallon Paint/pickel Bucket and Cut a Hole in the Bottom

Many of the bucket have an inner lip which is exactly the same size as a standard wet/dry vac hose. You can of coucuse use this as a ready made guide. I used paint striping gun to start the whole.

Step 2: Take a Mesh and Glue It to the Open End of the Bucket.

I used a nylon screen material that I picked up in a fabric store.

Step 3: This Can Also Be Used to Dry Rugs and Carpet.

Step 4: Use

Make sure that you create a vacuum. This will suck the water off of the garment.