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Project by Woodwrecker posted 608 days ago 3878 views 18 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

What do you do when you have a powerful blower, some left over pine, screening, casters, wiring and switches?
Why, you make a “Breeze Machine” of course.
That is if you live down in Central Florida and you need a nice breeze out on the lanai during the warm, humid evenings.
It runs as quiet as a mouse, and depending on placement, it can deliver a gentle breeze, all the way up to a freaking tornado.
The cabinet is about 24”H x 24”L x 16”W, and weighs about 45 lbs.
Three coats of Amber Shellac and two of Spar Urethane.

Some workers next door already wanted to place orders…. lol
(“forget it guys, I’m retired”...lol)

Thanks for looking and have a great day.

-- Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein





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crank49

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#1 posted 608 days ago

Cool.

-- Michael :-{| Diapers and politicians both need to be changed often; and for the same reason.

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SPalm

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#2 posted 608 days ago

Neat.
And it can clean the shop too!

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Jeremy Greiner

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#3 posted 608 days ago

That’s awesome Eric, will put a nice breeze when working outside. Where did you get the extra blower? I’ve been looking for one to make a home made dust cleaner air filter thingy but the cost of buying them new just makes it so I might as well buy the air filtration cleaner my self

-- Easy to use end grain cutting board designer: http://www.1024studios.com/cuttingboard.html

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#4 posted 608 days ago

Add a filter or two and you have a dust collector….Nice…!

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work. http://www.FineArtBoxes.com

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crashn

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#5 posted 608 days ago

I see them on CL all the time for cheap. You could also lookup local HVAC companies, they replace working units with new ones all the time!

-- Crashn - the only thing I make more of than sawdust is mistakes

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WoodenFrog

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#6 posted 608 days ago

Very Clever!
Neat o!
Thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Woodwrecker

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#7 posted 608 days ago

Jeremy, it’s from our old air handler that was replaced when we got our new air conditioning unit last month. And Greg, I have a dust collector. I don’t need another, but if you didn’t, this would make a dandy.

-- Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein

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Oldtool

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#8 posted 608 days ago

Looks like it was a breeze to make.
Nice build.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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Sodabowski

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#9 posted 608 days ago

Definately want one of those blowers.

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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Tom Goodman

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#10 posted 608 days ago

Well blow me down !

Ain’t that the coolest thing.

-- - " If you want square work, You don't cut corners. " - -- Tom Goodman, Santa Maria, CA. woodworkertom@gmail.com

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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 608 days ago

Very clever and a nifty set up!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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ldl

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#12 posted 608 days ago

My H/A man had 5-6 of these just laying around and he gave me one. Now I have an idea of how to put it to use.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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gfadvm

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#13 posted 608 days ago

Most heat and air guys have lots of these lying around and will give them to you. I had one of these in the window of each stall in our hospital barn. But yours is attractive as well as functional. Nice job.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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woodshaver

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#14 posted 608 days ago

Cool idea! I like the way you think!! “Ingenuity is the quality of being clever, original, and inventive”.
I see this quality in many of the LJ’s members! That’s what makes LJ’s so interesting!

Another Job well done!!! And Your post is nice too! It’s jam packed with plenty of details! I have used one of those blowers in my old shop in MA to evacuate the mist in the air when I was spraying lacquer. They move a ton of air and do it so quietly!

Tony

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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WoodJediNTraining

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#15 posted 607 days ago

Hey Eric, Great Job on this Project!!

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi, http://www.asimpledesignofocala.com

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