A DIY vacuum pump is easier to make than you might think, plus with all the applications a homemade vacuum pump can be used in, everyone needs to build one or two. If you have been wanting one but didn’t want to pay the price the stores want for them, follow the instructions for one of these 10 DIY vacuum pumps and build your own . Great for use in the hobby or craft room, and also use to seal food in airtight packaging for less waste.
Fridge Compressor Vacuum Pump
An old refrigerator that still has a good compressor is a gold mine. Remove the compressor and follow these detailed instructions for making a vacuum pump.
Using two liquids that create the vacuum power and spending less than $25, you can use these pictorial instructions for building a small vacuum pump that is surprisingly powerful.
Convert a refrigerator air compressor in a homemade vacuum chamber that is capable of blowing air in or sucking air out. In under an hour, you can create this DIY vacuum pump that can inflate a tire or evacuate a pipeline.
DIY air vacuum pump can do so much more than just assist you with things that must be done, these handy devices are useful during play and hobby time too. Check this idea out to discover how to make a vacuum pump that will provide power for windsurfing.
12V Air Compressor Conversion
When does a 12V air compressor transform into a vacuum pump? When you follow these plans and create a hand vacuum pump from it.
Simple Vacuum Chamber
Transform a few household objects and a garden hose into a powerful vacuum chamber. Perfect for degassing fluids for mold-making.
Manual Vacuum Pump
Four cheap items that you probably have on hand is all that’s needed to make this functional manual vacuum pump. Easy to read PDF file will teach you to create this pump in just a few minutes.
Recycle an old bicycle tire pump into a hand vacuum pump with this idea. Easy to follow instructional video will walk you through the DIY process and you’ll end up with a functional and practical vacuum pump for minimal expense.
Electric Vacuum Pump
Little and powerful. this DIY electric vacuum pump has been referred to as the ‘cheap little sucker’. Easy to build at a minimal cost, this sucker can handle all of your vacuum needs for crafts and similar endeavors.
DIY Vacuum Press
If you are a woodworker, a vacuum press is a needed tool that will enable you to bond wood veneer and work with exotic wood types. Instead of paying a lot of money for a ready-made vacuum press, make your own cheaply with these plans.