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Project by geekwoodworker posted 06-11-2018 10:29 PM 1139 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted a fan for my bedroom that would move lots of air and filter it at the same time. So I built this from and old furnace fan. It moves lots of air but makes a loud vibration. So I don’t use it much until I can get the vibration noise down to a tolerable level.





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luv2learn

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#1 posted 06-11-2018 11:23 PM

What a great idea. The housing for the fan is beautiful.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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therealSteveN

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#2 posted 06-12-2018 12:52 AM

Good luck on damping down the noise. Some of those squirrel cages make a ruckus. Nice enclosure, hope you get it worked out.

Thanks for posting.

You probably have a plan, but first order is to see if it’s just the fan, with or without the enclosure. If not damping the enclosure should prove fairly easy.

Good Luck.

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TheMyth

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#3 posted 06-12-2018 02:03 AM

Love the legs. Maybe some foam or some padding under and around the fan (except for the intake of course), would damper the noise. Anyway good luck with that and great looking piece of furniture.

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woodbutcherbynight

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#4 posted 06-12-2018 02:10 AM

Nice re-use of something typically tossed. As for the vibration you will need to isolate is it the squirrel cage or the mounting to your build.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#5 posted 06-12-2018 02:32 PM

This is a very creative idea and it looks very nice. Congratulations.

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John Smith

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#6 posted 06-12-2018 02:45 PM

wow – very nice project !
I see a paper filter on the intake side . . .
a 1” thick reusable charcoal filter would do wonders for nice clean air in the house.

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