The Dust-Right Master System turns your stationary dust collector into a powerful, dust-busting shop vacuum. Once the handle is clamped to a section of 4" hose, a variety of attachments makes shop cleanup a snap. The floor nozzle (at left) will put your broom out of work. The system includes a blast gate, wall hangers, and an adapter that allows you to "plug" the handle
Bench nozz/e.. Handle
Bench nozz/e.. Handle
allows you to "plug" the handle
3 Remote Control Switch
To do its job, a dust collector has to be switched on. And if you have to walk across the shop to turn on the collector for what might amount to 30 seconds , of work at a machine, «
to skip the trip. But when the dust col- ^bJH lector is hooked up "
to a remote, the lB switch is always at T i^hlRSI
your fingertips. And J* jHH
you'll never think W twice about turn- Jr| ing it on. ($70)
When you use a shop 19 vacuum for dust collection, * capacity is an issue. A good solution is to turn your shop vacuum into a high-capacity, two-stage collector with a plastic trash can and a Veritas Cyclone Lid. The idea is to rout the chips trash can where the MM
separates out most of the heavier debris. ($42 to $55)
U Fazlok Universal Connector
One of the challenges ^^^^^^^^^^ you encounter when mov- j'* * » ing a dust collection hose K'. J. ■'
is that dust ports aren't one- L-• size-fits-all. The Fazlok Univer- ■--* .' f jt ■1J sal Connectors shown below, Li/ r- j *., ~'( are designed to deal with this K ■-■. ■: - ■ ■ ■: ■ -problem. The "telescoping" sections allow you to connect a 4"
Ifyoudon'tenjoytheluxury of a permanent hose connection to each machine, you'll Bfc^^jj love this quick-disconnect ; fitting. It simply threads into V vj, a 4"-dia. hose and then allow s V ■'■ -easy slip-off, slip-on change-overs, as shown above. ($6)
M What do you get by combining the strength of rare-earth magnets with a simple dust chute? As you can see in the photo at left, the answer is convenient and versatile dust collection.
The four rare-earth magnets on the bottom of the Veritas dust fhk chute provide 40 lbs. of ■ " holding power. This allows v'-i'if* * you to securely position it - on a spindle sander, drill . press table, lathe, or any iron surface. The 2V2" opening fits a standard :' shop vacuum hose. ($31) E!
After flattening one face at the jointer, a planer will make the opposite face perfectly parallel. Then plane the board to final thickness.
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There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.