Do not DIY: Jet-powered vacuum cleaner destroys as it cleans

Feb. 7, 2020

In a recent video, YouTuber colinfurze demonstrates how to add a jet engine to your vacuum cleaner.

In this blog, we talk a lot about DIY projects, but we rarely address the messes that are created during the creative process. It seems like no matter what you do, a mess will be created.  As Newton's third law states: For every action, there is an equal and opposite mess. Cook a five-star dinner, and your reward is a sink full of dirty dishes. Build a wooden bench, and you are treated to a workshop full of sawdust. But what if you could make cleaning a more fun and dangerous experience? In a recent video, YouTuber colinfurze demonstrates how to add a jet engine to your vacuum cleaner. The only downsides are the noise, the smell, the smoke, and the slight chance of melting nearby objects and people. Please, don’t try this at home.

About the Author

Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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