The fan box

Figure 1
Figure 2

The picture

  • Figure 1 shows the box before the last side is added and excess material removed. 

  • (The fan will be inserted from behind and rest against the ends of the small corner pieces) 
  • Figure 2 shows the top of the box as seen from below.


  • 4 mm birch plywood.
  • Corner pieces from spruce.
  • The box is dimensioned for a 80 x 80 x 25 mm axial fan.
  • Check that the fan rotates as shown on the picture. If not make a mirror image of the box.


  1. Make the two top pieces as shown on figure 2. Glue them together.
  2. Make and glue together the rest of the box.
  3. Cut and sand away all excess edges
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