Once again, pursuit of the theater is sending me off on a tangent to tackle a new skill.
Acheiving a furniture quality finish with mixed woods posed a challenge I flelt could only be overcome by spraying. Spraying opens up several finishing avenues beyond the typical Brush/Wipe stain and Poly, Hopefully taking my DIY projects to the next level.
New Dryer/Filter hooked up
However winter time in Indiana poses its own challenges to spraying when your shop is attached to the house. I needed to eliminate overspray and try to minimize the toxic fumes.
So without futher ado...For those die hard fans of the Cult Classic, "Ghetto Booth", from the critically acllaimed (and truly visionary) producer JeffC..http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showt...2#post17703142
We are happy to bring you: "Ghetto Booth II: The Boy in the Bubble"
The Frame: 6x12
The Fresh Air Injection / Filtration system sub assembly:
The power supply Module:
Top view of Spray booth:
Luminaries and Curtains attached:
Necessary design clearences for vehicle portal acheived:
TTL Cost (not including some materials I had lying around) ~ $100
There are a few odds and ends that need addressed to better seal the booth (chases stamped in the studs in middle section).
I am also building a filtered exhaust system, that will exhaust from the bottom of the booth, to remove overspray and hopefully keep the toxic fumes at a level that wont cause a divorce or let me blow myself up. The effectiveness of these efforts are yet to be tested, (although I have tested the Divorce limits thing many times over the years) and a respirator is still on the list of needed items.
The spray booth remained somewhat light weight at probably 100-120lbs ttl. I wanted to build something in such a way that I could have access to it over several months without loosing 1/2 the floorspace in my shop. The curtains can be rolled up or down in a matter of minutes.
Fingers crossed' Hope it works!
Happy New Year All...