First Air Cleaner

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Project by iceman1900075 posted 03-10-2012 11:40 PM 1767 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I didn’t want to buy an air cleaner after looking into a few the replacement filters are crazy prices. So i bought a farm fan and regular furnace filters. This was my first idea for an air cleaner. The bottom switch is a duel switch for high and low speed on the fan. The fan is an 8” barn fan. Let me know what you guys think

-- Keep God in your life and you will become a master carpenter too.

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#1 posted 03-10-2012 11:48 PM

Looks like it will move some air. That will be good for your lung function.

I’m in the process of building an air cleaner. I am repurposing a variable speed, squirrel cage, furnace blower. I am also installing a timer, so thae air will be filtered long after I’m done in the shop. I am writing about it in my blog, if you are interested.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 03-11-2012 04:05 AM

nice job iceman1900075.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#3 posted 03-11-2012 05:13 AM

Great project, I am working on one myself, funny thing the two projects I am working on too handle dust are making more dust than anything else I ever built

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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