Introduction: Kitchen Wall Pocket
How to up-cycle parts of a desk fan into a Wall Pocket
Step 1: Choose Your Object to Recycle
Step 2: Part Disassembly
Disassemble your product to review parts and mechanisms.
Step 3: Marking the Point for Cutting
After selecting the section to work with, mark the point at which cutting will take place.
Step 4: Cutting
Take a hack saw and cut through that point across the section of the object.
Step 5: The Desired Form
Make sure you have the right desired form by putting the two sides together with masking tape
Step 6: Preparation for Welding
Sand the objects edges to remove excess paint, this is in preparation for the joining of the two parts of the grill. Use coarse sandpaper, steel wool or a knife to scratch off as much paint as possible.
Step 7: Securing the Desired Form Before Welding
When object is prepped for welding, secure around edges with wire to keep it sturdy and in the form you require the outcome to be.
Step 8: The Welding Process
Spot weld your object at different points along the edge, insuring that the object welds evenly
Step 9: Keeping It Neat
After welding take the object and file off uneven points and imperfections to clean it up.
Step 10: Painting
Your object is ready for painting, spray an even layer of paint of your choice directly on the object making sure to cover the surface. Leave to dry and spray another layer till the whole area is covered.
Step 11: The Mounting Accessories
Prep your mounting accessories
Step 12: The Finished Object
Attach mounting hooks to finished object and mount to desired location.
3 years ago
Clever reuse project - nicely done! : )