Tips & Tricks Issue 81: Drill Press Chip CollectionComments (0)
This article is from Issue 81 of Woodcraft Magazine.
Drill press chip collection
The area around my drill press sure gets messy from the wood chips that I’m always brushing off the table. I finally realized that, rather than vacuuming the chips from the floor afterward, it made more sense to mount the vacuum’s floor sweep attachment to the edge of the table with a few screws. I leave it there permanently since I don’t use the attachment for much else, but you could hang it using keyhole slots for easy removal if you like.
—Russ Svendsen, Olean, New York
Editor’s Note: To avoid the chance of losing the chuck key, a bit, or some small part, try attaching a piece of metal mesh over the sweep’s opening.
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