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  • DIY Drying Cabinet

    Anyone have any success with a DIY drying cabinet?

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    I built mine with a frame of 2x4s covered with 7/16 OSB. I hole-sawed a few 4" holes in the back and made a double back that covered the top half of the back which was open on it's lower edge. I painted the inside of the double back and in the cabinet with black paint. I mounted a bath fan in the floor of the cabinet which directs the air out holes in the front toe-kick. It's not heated. Our humidity is low most of the year, but have a dehumidifier for the room if I ever need it.
    The inside fits two screens end to end and has rails down each side and across the back in the middle. Essentially the screens rest on two edges.
    I made it mostly to keep air moving while the screens dry in a cabinet which would be stagnant otherwise.
    We are moving our shop and I want to build a new one with lighter materials. Probably 1x2s & 2x2s with 1/4" hardboard for the sides/bottom
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      I'm using a bun pan rack with a black vinyl cover over it that zips and un-zips with a fan inside it. I'm planning on adding a dehumidifier inside as well but I can fill it with screens and they're dry enough to use in two hours.
      im using this cover, though I found it on eBay for $50.


      • jcotner45
        jcotner45 commented
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        Do you have the link to that actual bun pan? What size screens are you storing in it?
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