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Convert a vacuum cleaner motor into an air blower.For:Leaf blowingHair dryingBernoulli ball tricksFire blowingFlame throwing (to be added later)And more probably...
One redundant vacuum cleanerOne aluminium lamp shadeNuts and bolts3-core mains cableResin for glass-fibreA T-shirtEpoxy glueAssorted screwsA drillHeavy ring-pullsBag-strapsVarious ad-hoc bits and pieces
The vac' broke.The front-end beater & brush assembly failed and the drive-belt snapped.The vac was replaced.So I had a spare electric air-pump. The machine was deigned for sucking, ...
(View picture)The motor sucks air in the back, and vents it out the front.Depending upon your perspectve, this either cools the motor or heats the air.It's a friction-fit, ...
The friction-fit worked, and the motor could be securely crammed into the aluminium case.But I needed an ad-hoc air-filter and somewhere to mount the controls.Mirroring the front-end, I ...
I mounted all the electrics on the resin shell, a bit of drilling and screwing and they were assembled nicely.I used the two terminal block connectors to secure ...
The mains cable is already in place, but beforehand I fashioned an earth connector for the aluminium case. This is to obviate anyone pointing to risks of electrocution, ...
A few bag-straps, and you're in business.Here I've attached the original vac' tube, but I have plans for a flame-thrower...I tried photos with this on me, but they ...
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