Soldering can be difficult when you don’t have the proper ventilation. This article shows how to construct a soldering station venting system at home.
An internal electric light in the working area. A rubber sealing ring over the pipe end and the window fan. Fitting of an adjustable metal visor for the front upper viewing area.
|The working area beneath the vent.|
|Window extraction fan.|
|Window extraction fan and vent outlet in position.|
|The vent with more metal removed from the front area, providing a better viewing area whilst maintaining the same suction effect.|
|Close-up of working area inside the vent.
Note the torch wooden rest. This allows you to keep the torch lit and pointing towards the vent.