I know there are a lot of threads on spray booths but I couldn't find the answer I was looking for.
I live it a desert climate with high winds. In the summer it is regularly 110 and up. This means two things; the wind is always blowing dust and dirt around and my A/C is always on for half the year, which also blows cap around. There is always dust blowing around. This has done everything short of making me just quit building all together. It's been devastating to my motivation, I have never 100% completed a model.
I have always had a spray booth of some sort, which has helped a lot, but I want to do this right and be done
2 factors at play here: 1. The inevitable dust floating around. 2. I can't afford to build any type of completely enclosed room, and I don't have the space for it, or so I think.
I want to build my own booth rather than buy one. Not to save money but to be able to do it just the way it needs to be done. My current booth uses a 80cfm ceiling fan. I'm going to utilize two fans for a total of 300-500 cfm on the new booth.
I have a few questions/ concerns:
1. Is it possible to control or eliminate the dust immediately in front of the booth. With the cfm I plan on running I am afraid it will draw dust into the booth and just making it worse.
2. What would be the ideal style flow for the booth. Down draft? Should I have filters in multiple areas?
3. What would it take to build a stand up, fully enclosed booth? I don't have the room for a sit down booth. I have one room for myself for this hobby, but it triples as my office and guest room, so I don't get the whole thing. I'm 6,3", 250, so I figured a stand up booth would be more space friendly.