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How to Make a DIY Air Conditioner for Under a Tenner

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How to Make a DIY Air Conditioner for Under a Tenner

Too hot for ya? Not likely, but if you ever find yourself lucky enough to be in a place warm enough to need a cool down, this instructional video could be a ‘life-saver’. An air conditioner isn’t cheap, so why not try making your own? It’s relatively cheap to do and a great way to spend your afternoon. It’s a bit of an eyesore, but who cared when the sweat is dripping off you? Check out this step-by-step guide, sit back and chill.

 

Firstly cut up some polystyrene and lay out in your bucket according to instructions.

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It should look like this…

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Now you have your insulation, drill 3 holes on one side…taking care not to let slip any ‘expletives’…

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The next step, insert three spacers into the holes…

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Grab your glue and glue the spacers in place and allow to dry…

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Cut a hole in the lid to accommodate the fan and glue the fan in place…

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now it’s time for the ice, ice baby. Insert a bag of the stuff into the bucket…

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Clip the lid on the bucket tightly…don’t the pink strips look cool?…

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Next, just plug in the fan…

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And chill…

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There you have it.

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