|Project by Eric in Florida.||posted 04-04-2012 11:58 PM||13352 views||8 times favorited||20 comments|
With a new grandson coming, and necessitating a quieter shop at nap times, a solution was needed for my old oil-less air compressor.
(It made a racket, but I’m half deaf anyway, so it never bothered me…lol)
Anyway, I had some old pine crate wood up on the rack that was just right for the job.
I dimensioned it out to fit the area where the compressor is stationed; broke out my Kreg pocket hole jig and put together this lined cabinet. It took about a sheet and a half of the rigid foam and I placed a piece under the cabinet on the shop floor to dampen any vibration. I added a blue paint job to match my other machines.
The power and air lines exiting the cabinet provide adequate air flow, and I only have it switched on when I’m using it.
It is set up with quick disconnects so I can roll the compressor out of the cabinet should I need to take it somewhere for a job.
It was a fun build and will let my grandson nap away.
That makes grandma happy, and you know the saying, “when grandma is happy, everybody is happy”.
Thanks for looking and have a great day.