Workshop Chair With Air Compressor From Scrap




Introduction: Workshop Chair With Air Compressor From Scrap

About: Hello. My name is Thomas. I love spending time in my workshop. Please check my Youtube channel. I hope you enjoy :)

Hello everyone, in this project I wanna show you how to make Workshop Chair with Air Compressor inside. All parts to make this project I found in scrap. I made video and step by step instruction how to make it.

Materials :

- 2 old car's rims
- 3 small wheels
- steel profile
- screws amd nuts
- air compressor
- piece of wood
- clear varnish

Tools :

- welder machine
- hamer
- pencil
- belt sander
- table saw (or bandsaw)
- grinder machine
- pliers
- brush

If you have any questions, please leave comment below.
I hope you enjoy and thanks for watching :)

Step 1: Make Tamplate of Rim's Edge

Make template of rim's edge, it is very helpful with cutting steel profile.

Step 2: Cut and Weld Legs

I prepered 3 legs to my chair, angle between them is 120 degree. Draw path using templates and cut a shape. When your legs are well matched to rim, just weld them.

Step 3: Wheels

Now prepare wheels to welding. I had to improve them a little bit. When wheels are ready, just weld them to legs.

Step 4: Time for Air Compressor

I used compressor from old fridge. To connect compressor with rim use bolts with nuts. When everything is in place, weld second rim on top.

Step 5: Make a Little Hook

Make a little hook and weld it to the chair. Hook will help organize cables.

Step 6: Cut Circle From Wood

Now take some piece of wood to make a seat. Clean surface (I used belt sander) and draw a circle using beam compass. Cut circle and improve the edges. After that screw seat to chair.

Step 7: Paint and Done :)

When chair is assembled you can start paint . I painted only wooden circle (clear varnish). I not painted the other parts, because I like rusty style.

Now your chair is finished ready to use :)

I hope you enjoy.

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    5 years ago

    What are you doing to oil the compressor? The compressor needs oil to operate for extended periods of time and without an oil reservoir the life of the compressor will be cut short. As a refrigerator compressor it spent it's time under vacuum with oil in the freon which contributed to the lubrication.

    Thomas Workshop
    Thomas Workshop

    Reply 5 years ago

    Under seat I put a rubber pipe conected to compressor. So when I must oil compressor I just connect syringe with oil to rubber pipe and injects :). I rarely use compressor and oil 2 times per year is enough.


    Reply 5 years ago

    That will work great, keep up the good work.


    5 years ago

    I really like your idea! You can find all those parts so inexpensively and make it fancy or rustic. Next time I go to the scrap yard I am going to look for some rims!