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How to Make a Vaporizer from Household Supplies

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Vaporizers are used in place of traditional smoking devices to inhale the natural vapors of your smokables, rather than scorching them and breathing in smoke loaded with carcinogens. Supposedly more “healthy,” vaporizers are understandably expensive and often out of reach to the average smoker. Fortunately, you can learn how to make your own out of common household supplies after the jump.

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  5. ↑https://www.webmd.com/smoking-cessation/features/vape-debate-electronic-cigarettes#1

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To make a vaporizer from household supplies, you’ll need a small box, a tea candle, a small metal tray, a glass, and a bendy straw. Start by lighting the candle. Then, place it in the middle of the box so it doesn’t catch on fire. Rest your metal tray on top of the box and put your smoking material on it. Cover your tray with an upside-down glass to collect the smoke from your material. Once the glass has filled with smoke, put the small end of your straw between the glass and tray and inhale through the other end. For more tips, including how to make a vaporizer using a heatgun, read on!

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The Ultimate Guide: Making a Homemade Cannabis Vaporizer

As cannabis popularity continues to grow with each passing day, people are finding new and safer ways of enjoying this amazing herb.

In the beginning, people were more adept at smoking. Well, smoking is proving to be a bit of a health hazard, and people are looking for new and healthier ways to consume cannabis. Vaping is one of these ways.

Instead of traditional smoking where individuals get exposure to carcinogens, vaping provides a smoke-free way of consuming cannabis. However, one does require specialized machinery, in this case—a vaporizer to get the deed done. These can be expensive and sometimes inaccessible.

Having a way of making your vaporizer at home is one of the advantageous skills that some vaping individuals enjoy. Here are a few ways in which you can design and create your vaporizer in the comfort of your home using simple and readily available materials.

Designing a Heat Gun Vaporizer at Home

After determining the vital parts of a vaporizer, getting to understand how the vaporizer works, and getting the accessories you need to accomplish the task, it is time to prepare the vaporizer. Let’s start with a heat gun vaporizer.

Things you need:
  • The heat gun for heating purposes, which can produce temperatures of over 2000C
  • Paper towels and toilet paper tubes
  • Aluminum foil
  • An oven or turkey bag
  • Tea ball
  • Coffee percolator or funnel
  • Twist ties
  • Cannabis for the vape delivered.
Preparation
  • Line the paper towels with aluminum tubes on the inside. Ensure that it streamlines to the pipes and does not protrude or stick out, which can result in heating of the foil. Aluminum foil emits dangerous chemicals when it comes into contact with heat.
  • Secure the funnel to the paper towel and create a permanent seal at the base such that no air escapes and none seep through. Duct tape might help accomplish the task.
  • Place the oven bag around the funnel and secure it in place around the paper towel. Use the twist ties to secure it in place.
  • Place the heat gun on a stable surface, place the cannabis in between the heat gun and the paper towel tubes. Assemble the vaporizer and fit it in and secure the different components in place.
  • Press on the heating button on the short gun for heating, and you can now proceed to vape your cannabis.

Light Bulb Vaporizer

A light bulb vaporizer is another simple vaporizer that you can make at home with simple accessories. The vaporizer is quite efficient and more straightforward in its design in comparison to the heat gun vaporizer. Alternatively, one can also choose among various vaporizers offered by Big Daddy Smoke. Let’s commence on the task of assembling this convenient homemade device.

Things you need:
  • A light bulb
  • Plastic straw
  • Plastic bottle preferably soda bottle with its cap still on it
  • Scissors or a knife
  • Pen
  • Glue or duct tape
  • Torch lighter
Assembling the vaporizer

Drill two holes in the plastic bottle cap and place the plastic straw through one of the holes. The shaft through which the straw goes through should be airtight. You can use the glue or duct tape to accomplish this goal.

Using your scissors, cut the top part of the plastic bottle, approximately 10.2 centimeters from the bottle cap, and keep it aside for use later. The bottleneck you severed is an essential part of the vaporizer as it acts as the vaporizing chamber. If you’re not comfortable with using the plastic pipe for vaping hot vapor, then you can instead employ the stem of a metal torchlight.

Start working on your light bulb by carefully removing the bottom section holding the bulb filaments — a sharp knife aids in accomplishing this task. However, exercise caution to avoid cuts or bulb breakage due to excess pressure. Remove everything and set them aside, leaving the glass chamber empty.

Remove the bottle cap and fit in the bottleneck to the hole of the light bulb glass chamber. The bottleneck should fit perfectly. However, you may need to secure it in place and prevent air from seeping through the spaces left. You can use the duct tape to achieve this goal quite easily. Ensure the seal is airtight for a quality vaporizer.

Get your cannabis vape and place it into the glass chamber via the open bottle and tighten the bottle cap. Assess the complete vaporizer to make sure each part holds on tight. If you’re not satisfied, glue or add the duct tape to accomplish your goal.

Cover the hole on the cap with one finger. Using the torch lighter to heat the cannabis through the light bulb glass chamber, let the smoke rise and suck the vapor or smoke through the straw. Ensure that you continuously rotate the glass chamber to avoid scorching the cannabis, which can lead to unhealthy smoke vapor.

  • The first thing you will notice when heating is the vapor forming a dark haze onto the light bulb inside the surface. Let go of the hole your finger is covering on the bottle cap. Before the steam escapes through the hole, inhale through the straw.

Point to Note: Safety measures in using these forms of vaporizers continuously arise due to the dangers involved in the resources used. To prevent putting yourself into harm’s way by using substandard resources, you have to ensure that what you use is thoroughly clean and of good quality. For the heat gun vaporizer, avoid heating the aluminum to prevent harmful gases. In the light bulb vaporizer, keep the glass clean and clear at all times.

Conclusion

There are several considerations to put in place before building your vaporizer. These include the heating mechanisms, i.e., the torch lighter and the heat gun in the vaporizers, among others. Once you get the basics, it is easier to pull it through and make a fantastic vaporizer at home. Ensure you are safe by adhering to any safety precautions before starting to vape using a homemade vaporizer.

Author Bio: Jessica has been closely studying the cannabis industry trends from quite some time. Intrigued by the booming growth of this sector, she takes an interest in penning down her views providing quality insight on current marijuana trends, particularly medical cannabis.

Here is the guide you've been looking for to make your very own homemade cannabis vaporizer to enjoy your cannabis discreetly throughout the day!