A rule with any grow space is to have the intake’s opening twice the open area of the exhaust’s.
Sirius: Google SketchUp can be pretty tough to use without training, especially if you’ve never used it and you just want to design one thing. Rest assured: some paper, a pencil, a little math, and careful planning will work just as well!
I built and installed 4″ x 10″ x 48″ wooden housing for the duct work for the exhaust of the Cool Tube (picture 3rd down). Next, three 6″ duct flanges into the back wall of the cabinet leading into the duct work spaced vertically 9″ apart.
Final Harvest Weight: 264 grams (9.3 Ounces)
I vented this area with a 4″ opening that opened into the fan room.
Next, I faced the issue of providing my plants their light.
Important: The opening for your intake hole should be about twice the size of your exhaust hole.
This allowed three different height settings for the light. The unused two positions are capped off. Take a look…
Next to the fan room is space for other more technical things. Here we find the ballast and command switching station.
See how one grower built his own stealthy grow cabinet (in pictures), then learn how to build your own!
Build your own grow cabinet the easy way by recycling an old metal file cabinet. This idea will save you money and keep an unwanted file cabinet out of the landfill.
Who wouldn’t enjoy the flavor of fresh tomatoes, peppers and basil in the middle of winter? You can if you build a DIY grow box like this one. This simple, yet effective, design is a means of growing an indoor garden all year so you can enjoy the fresh flavor of your favorite vegetables and herbs.
The drawers allow easy access to the plants growing inside the recycled grow cabinet so they can be tended to and harvested. The file cabinet can be re-painted to match home interior decor, used as a lamp stand or as a side table in any room. No one will know there is something growing inside of a recycled file cabinet.
Once you have built the computerized grow box to the desired size and placed the food or herb plants inside, your work is done until harvest time. If you have the materials on hand, you can build this large homemade grow box that does all the work for you for free.
- Remove the doors,casters and hasp lock using screw driver and hammer.
- Drill hole for 3 exhaused fans,lights and power switch.
- Line the inside of box with tin foil or mylar.
- Install the Fans, Switch & Wiring the 12 Volt System.
- Install 55 watt bulb on top of box.
- Install the 120 Volt Wiring.
- Remove the little peg board and paint the box.
- Put some veggies or herbs seedlings and watch them growing.
Here are step by step instructions to build a stealth homemade grow box out of an old dresser.
Following are simple steps to build this pc diy grow box.
One of these grow boxes is not actually computerized, but it’s created from an old computer. This is a great idea for growing small herbs and keeping electronic items out of the landfill. Growing food and reducing garbage is a win-win for both you and the planet.
This weed grow box would work well, as the instructions state, for housing properly trained mother plants. You can make this diy grow box a permanent fixture of your home, stealthily keeping your mothers happy and hidden.
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