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Re: Jack and the Spray Booth

I intend to build this new booth soon. When I do I'll at least take a few
photos. Don't have video yet.


> From: Judy Seigel <jseigel@panix.com>
> Reply-To: alt-photo-process-l@usask.ca
> Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2006 23:32:56 -0500 (EST)
> To: alt-photo-process-l@usask.ca
> Subject: Jack and the Spray Booth
> Jack, reading this & trying with no success to visualize it, I think --
> PERFECT project for a pod cast...
> J.
> On Tue, 28 Nov 2006, Jack Brubaker wrote:
>> Dan,
>> I just sold my BIG spray booth and will now build a small one that has a
>> lexan see-through panel from a screen door as the front. It will be hinged
>> at the front top of the booth to swing up back out of the way when not
>> wanted. It will when vertical leave a 6 to 8 inch gap at the bottom, enough
>> room for me to reach under it to work with my acid bath or do small spray
>> jobs. The back will have a baffle with holes all over it (I will try
>> pegboard) to keep the velocity high at each opening and well spread out. I
>> hope to get by with a bathroom exhaust fan. 15 years ago I used to have a
>> home made booth framed up like a closet and covered with drywall. Built in
>> was a benchtop and a 24 inch through the wall fan with closeable louvers on
>> the outside. The front was about 5 feet wide and had rigid plywood panels
>> that could close off most of the front opening. I stood in front of the gap
>> between panels to shoot paint. I could move to the left or right by shifting
>> the panels and still keep the front opening small with good velocity past my
>> head.
>> I'd love to hear others ideas.