Soldering Station (Fume Extractor + Spool Holder)

I needed a solder fume extractor and a solder spool holder, so I decided to combine to combine the two and attach it to a desk mounted articulating arm.


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This station will mount to anything with a 1/4"-20 nut and bolt. Also, check out my FreeCAD tutorial where I show how to make this model:
Part 1:
Part 2:

I have included the FreeCAD Files for anyone to modify as well as a smaller version and a full sized version.

Materials and methods

You will need the following things to make this station:
-120mm fan (get one that's rated at least 40+ CFM) w/ 4 fan screws
-Small toggle switch
-12 volt power source
-Carbon filter:
-1/2" Wooden Dowel Rod
1/4"-20 Nut
-Articulating Ball Arm:



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Mini profile aviMichael Lynch published this design ago