Free Vacuum Cleaner From Scrap

Introduction: Free Vacuum Cleaner From Scrap

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Hi, this is first time I'm publishing. this DIY is best for the beginner you can use tis vacuum cleaner it can be use for suction,holding,picking up roaming thermocol ball (usually difficult to control) .It is make up of the items that we discard after use or is from the old unused things.Basic principle behind this is when exaust moves the air out the air is rushed in through the pipe(hose) with the dust(what ever you want to clean) hope you like it :D .

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Step 1: Items Needed

1.Glue gun(with glue sticks)

2.Dust free exhaust fan (from old pc's mother board)

3.Pair of scissors

4.Craft clay

5.Screw driver


7.Adopter(12volts or higher)

8.Permanent marker

9.Filer set (only half file needed)

10.Container (any size)

11.Pipe(for hose)


Step 2: Exhaust System

First trace the inner area with marker and the screw area and then cut that and screw up the fan with the logo outside.Place the paper towel in between so that trash does not goes out.

Step 3: Sealing

mix the craft clay and seal the area that was left open after the fan is secured in its place

Step 4: Fixing the Hose

for fixing the hose first trace the diameter of the pipe and with help of a cutter cut out the circle. Now,devide and cut the 5cm area of pipe into 4 peices .fix the hose with a glue gun and close the container

Step 5: Finishing

now close the container and join the adapter with the exhaust fan with the +ve (red wire)inside adapter pin and other way round. we get a vacuum cleaner at no cost

Step 6: Cleaning

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    5 years ago on Introduction

    Interesting! This could make a nice mini shop vac for craft projects. My one concern would be those exposed wires from the fan. Any suggestions on how to protect those? I'm just thinking about accidentally snagging them on something...or the cat chewing them. Welcome to Instructables!

    sanyam jain
    sanyam jain

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    you can probably use a female connector solder and tape it.