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Spray Booth #3: My $4 Drying Rack

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Blog entry by VerteramoFurniture7 posted 08-27-2009 09:25 PM 3829 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: What I want to do to the booth Part 3 of Spray Booth series Part 4: Fan Unit »

Hello All,

It’s been a while since I talked about what I wanted to do to my spray booth/garage second bay. The first thing I did was create a drying rack. I wanted to make one that was cheap and able to take apart if I needed some room.
I decided to put it behind my bench where I could get to it but it is also out of the way. The spot I decided to put it will work for now but once I put in the second garage door I will have to build a moveable one.

Spray Booth Drying Rack

I built this rack out of reclaimed 2×3’s. In all it cost me around $4.00 for the electrical conduit pipe I bought from home depot. I got three 1/2” conduits and cut them down to 16” length. I then drilled some holes in the 2×3’s on my drill press so they are all the at the same locations. When I drilled the holes I did them on an angle since the holes were a bit larger than the o.d. of the pipe. That way when I put the pipe in it wedges itself into the hole. Also the pipe has a bit of spring to it so by putting it up on a small angle when I put something on it the pipe sits straight. I also put some electrical tape on the ends of a few of the pipes to make it tight and once you put something on the pipe it didn’t make a difference if I had the tape on or off.

Spray Booth Drying Rack

Spray Booth Drying Rack

Hope you enjoyed reading about it. Now it is on to the spray booht fan system.

Marcus



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#1 posted 08-28-2009 07:48 AM

looks good

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