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I started construction on my paint booth yesterday. I was going to make it out of wood but yesterday I noticed I had a plastic storage bin I wasn't using so decided to try and use it. When I moved my layout to the basement years ago I installed a PVC pipe around the room that's attached to a wet/dry shop vac located in a structure outside the house. I use it to clean the place up but it's also going to be the exhaust for the paint booth. When I'm painting I'll tap in to the PVC line when not I'll move it to a storage room. I'm going to try it out tomorrow we'll see what happens?

George

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See if you can't mount an LED strip inside the top front. That will give you some good illumination.
 

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Be very careful with paints that are oil or solvent based. The vapors are flammable, and could get into the vacuum motor where the brushes are sparking. BOOM! :eek:
 

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Lemon I guess your right about the filter.
John I put that PVC exhaust pipe in before the benchwork design was even thought of. I built a little outside structure for the Wet/Dry vac. It's a big plus for cleaning up the place and now it has another use.

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Howard It's a Wet/Dry vac. The motor has to be in a sealed unit otherwise water would short out the motor but I'll keep an eye on it.
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I'm not sure how big of an explosion you may get if any, but still test it out. The motor mechanism is usually isolated from the waste tank and blower on the bottom of the motor, but I'm not sure 100% safe from fumes.

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