|Project by SimonSKL||posted 12-12-2009 06:17 PM||6551 views||12 times favorited||14 comments|
When the temperature outside is below 50F or wind is blowing, it is impossible to do any spraying outdoor. I made these two makeshift spray booths so I can do my spraying inside my garage. They are made of 3/4” PVC pipes and not glued together so I can take them down and store away easily.
The floor booth is about 6’ wide and tall and the 4’ sides can swing out for larger projects. I used 9’x12’ plastic sheets to cover the floor and the back of the booth. A box fan with two 1” furnace filters is placed on the floor behind the plastic sheets and an opening is cut so the fan can pull the air through. With the fan turned on high, the double-layered filters remove almost all of the paint particles very efficiently. In the picture you can see the brown stain all behind the headboard on the plastic sheets and none behind the booth.
I also made a smaller booth that sits on top of my router table so I can spray small objects. The fan is placed on top of the tent.
BTW, the headboard is make of solid oak for my son. It was originally stained (by hand) with pecan color but my son now wants it darker. I still have two more coats to go before I am done with it.
Thanks for looking!
-- Simon, Danville, IL