Vacuum cleaner cleaner

3D printing isn’t just for fun, it’s often surprisingly practical. It’s a great tool for putting together little things to address very specific problems that you face around the house, like cleaning out your vacuum cleaner.

We have a Dyson V6 vacuum cleaner, but we get lots of fluff stuck in this top area that it’s a total pain to remove.



So, why not print a stick, with exactly the right radius to get right in the space and pull down the fluff?

I measured the diameter of the vacuum cleaner, and designed this:

Dyson cleaning tool¬†It’s made cleaning the vacuum cleaner¬†so much easier. Total time to design: probably 5 minutes. Time to print: 30 minutes. One of life’s little annoyances solved, thanks to 3D printing!

OpenSCAD and STL files are available at Thingiverse.

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