No-cost fume extractor

No-cost fume extractor

Here’s a simple solder fume filter/fan made from a plastic CD spool case, aquarium filter material, and some scrounged electronics.

Fume Extractor [via the Make: Flickr Pool]

4 thoughts on “No-cost fume extractor

  1. Marc de Vinck says:

    Wow, I love it. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Gareth Branwyn says:

    I love the handle/stand. It also holds the fan in place with spring-tension. Very cool.

Comments are closed.


Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

View more articles by Gareth Branwyn