Build a Stealth Grow Box For Less Than $150


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Howdy fellow HMJane-ers! Welcome to your FIRST stealth grow installment with ME, ThisBuds4You!!! I will show you how I made a STEALTH chest of drawers (dresser) for less than $150 and YOU CAN TOO. In 3 months you will be puffin’ on your own homegrown for less than the cost of a half ounce of herb. A little know how, a couple tools and a few items from your neighborhood hardware supplier and you’ll be growing in no time! This box should produce 5-6 ounces of A-Quality bud every grow cycle (60 days). This box also uses only 300 watts of power, about the same amount as a standard desktop computer.

Details about this dresser

It took 2 -8 hour days to complete this grow box. This dresser is comprised of 2 growing chambers, 1 for flowering your buds and the other for keeping your mother plant and young clones. The mother plant and clones are kept under 24-18 hours of light and your flowering plants are under 12 hours of light. I used 250 actual watts of power in the flowering chamber. This should give us around 5-6 ounces of bud every grow cycle (60 days) depending on the strain, nutrients, grow medium, etc. Make sure you have good, Dutch quality cannabis seeds to use in this grow as well.I will get into nutrients, caring for your plants, etc in future articles. Alright, enough talk, lets get growing!!!


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  1. iamkickass July 21, 2016 at 15:29

    Grow box builder has some sweet boxes for almost the same price it costs to build them yourself. Also the real nice built carbon filters are worth it.

  2. Hai Vangilder3 June 23, 2016 at 00:02

    Good comments ! I learned a lot from the details ! Does anyone know if I could get a template IRS 1040-A form to edit ?

    1. alvindavey2 June 24, 2016 at 22:21

      Hi Hai, I filled in a blank IRS 1040-A document with this link

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  4. Joseph May 27, 2016 at 14:05

    Hi, you can bypass the computer power supply as all computer fans run off of 12V – pick up a wall wart from a second hand store, and splice the wires all together – this will cut your power consumption and heat (from the power supply) significantly.

  5. Rizzle November 19, 2015 at 08:50

    How to build a stealth grow box for under $150 (if you happen to have some of the crap you need lying around already).

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  8. Indie UrbanMusic March 6, 2015 at 12:05

    Came across you on google and thanks for the report.
    Would be great if you did a version with updated materials

  9. JaneDoe January 12, 2015 at 05:06

    So I don’t know anything about growing. At all. I’m also no brainiac. I’m tired of buying in the state I live in, for fear of getting caught. I’d also rather pay for maintenance than worry about getting arrested. I’m moving out of my folk’s place soon and into my first apartment with my best friend, who is super on board. BUT we’re very social and don’t want anyone to know whatever we might be up to, especially visiting relatives. Now, I really love this idea, but I would prefer a kind of smaller container, like a side table. I don’t want to be growing a whole lot. I’m a lightweight and can’t consume much. I don’t intend to sell or distribute any of this. (I must sound like such a noob but I’m trying to be real.) I would also prefer this to be a more “closed off” kind of thing. With the back closed up. I’m a little set on turning the front into a door with mock drawers? I’m a crafty girl, and love projects like this. I’m willing to put my time and a little (not too much) money into this and get a good system going. I just need a little direction. Help me make this into a reality?

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  11. uwie November 11, 2014 at 17:08

    i just came here to see how to make a grow box i didnt think that you made it just to grow weed

  12. youngmarley May 18, 2014 at 07:32

    Could someone explain to me how the carbon filter works in this box? How is it supposed to suck the air out if its attached to the floor, and how does new fresh air come in the room?, As i dont see an intake fan or something like that…? I am sorry for my ignorance but i really want to build a grow dresser, it is my first time but i just cant figure the ventilation system out… can someone help me please?

  13. youngmarley May 18, 2014 at 07:29

    Could someone explain to me how the carbon filter works in this ox? I is ot supposed to suck the air out if its attached to the floor, and how does new freshair come in the room? As i dont see an intake fan or something like that…? I am sorry for my ignorance but i really want to build a grow dresser, it is my first time but i just cant figure the ventilation system out… can someone help me please?

  14. S & M March 26, 2014 at 21:59

    Would much rather have something metal, that won’t burn. Bad things will happen quick if it starts a fire, FIRE DEPARTMENT, your busted. Safety from fire must be number ONE on any grow.

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  17. Phunguy January 22, 2014 at 11:13

    My son got busted doing that. Three felonies and one lesser charge. He had a shotgun for “protection” so that was a weapons charge. The bad part was that it wasn’t his grow. He allowed a roommate to grow and sell out of his rental house. Someone got pissed and called the cops. He is out on probation. Only cost me $7,500 in lawyers fees to keep him out of the pokie. Yeah, I know none of you care. All you care about is getting stoned.

    1. Conrad January 22, 2014 at 17:29

      That sucks. My lawyer fees were $7500 for huffing dust off at school. 5 years later I’m on google learning how to build a grow chamber. Tell you’re son next time don’t let someone else do it and do it him damn self so that there are no problems.

  18. Just November 21, 2013 at 21:06

    Am I allowed to translate it and post it in another Forum ?
    That dresser is so great, i feel like everybody should have one.

    I would link this with your credits.


  19. manu August 15, 2013 at 13:02

    very nice, but it looks like the exhaust fans will simply blow the smell into the room. is that right?

  20. SkunkMan Number 9 May 21, 2013 at 16:48

    I have a question about the setup because I really wanna do it but wouldn’t you have an issue with the duct fan and the light cycles? Meaning with one side at an 18/6 cycle and the other side 12/12, wouldn’t light from one side leak into another during it’s off time?

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  21. wackomonkey May 19, 2013 at 00:20

    what are the dimensions of the dresser?

  22. AlligatorBlood April 18, 2013 at 04:36

    Hey Mate, Just wondering what are the Dimensions on this? I plan to build an exact replica! It would really help me out! Thanks

  23. Legalize Theharmlessplant April 2, 2013 at 16:52

    Ok Scott, it has been 5 months since you commented but after reading it I just have to comment back. Okay, first off you need to calm your damn pants. Really is not against pot. He knows that two chambers are needed for perpetual gardening. He was actually just making fun of Danny who DOESN’T know what perpetual gardening is. If you would only take the small amount of time to notice who he actually replied to you would see that. He is saying that Danny, as uneducated as he is about this topic, will be much more likely to be caught by the police because of his ignorance. Really is an asshole for being such a dick, but, you are also an idiot for misinterpreting what he said. You make all of us smokers look bad if you just jump to conclusions and shake your fist like a hippie extremist.

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  31. shady grower February 7, 2013 at 17:13

    what if you have a dresser but it doesnt have a top shelf, how will we build one?

  32. persianboiii420 February 4, 2013 at 03:12

    Im having issues with the imazing odor. how can i filter the exhaust?

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  36. dowel pins January 10, 2013 at 04:31

    i'm interested in seeing the end result of what you grew with this thing

  37. jackson December 28, 2012 at 14:01

    where can I buy that carbon filter you used?

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      ErikG December 28, 2012 at 16:31

      The best place to purchase tomato garden growing supplies that I personally use is… I have been shopping there for over three years without any trubz. Toke on and thanks for your readership!B)

  38. jackson December 27, 2012 at 12:29

    My question is what happens to the flow of air when it goes through the filter and the exhuast fans? If its a closed box doesn't it just sit up in the top?

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      ErikG December 28, 2012 at 16:35

      This isn't my post, but if you look at the image showing the back of the dresser, the top is open. This would allow the air to circulate.B) Hope that helps! Toke on and thanks for following HMJ!

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    Can you build some and then sell it?

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  41. Danny October 18, 2012 at 18:14

    I was wondering why there are 2 chambers, also are there pics with plants inside?

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      ErikG December 28, 2012 at 16:39

      Sorry,Danny there aren't any pics showing the grow cycle, but to answer your two chamber question: One is for veg stage and daughter plants and the other is for the bloom/flower cycle. This allows for a perpetual garden system. Hope that helps! Toke on and grow on!B)

    3. Really? October 30, 2012 at 23:05

      Really? Why 2 chambers? Um….veg and flower. You know what….just buy yours from the local PD! That’s where you’ll end up anyway.

      1. scott November 16, 2012 at 12:53

        Not to bad of a set up I agree with some of the others about your electrical issue other then that well done. Now move on to the last comment by Really, your a idiot really if your against pot then don’t bother commenting two chambers are for having a constant flow of green maybe not big amount out of one grow or is he suppose to grow and wait 4 months besides your more likely to end up in the pen if you go buy stuff on the street rather then growing personal amount. Just get your head out of your ass and leave us pro smokers alone eventually its goin to be legal. Everyone else happy smoking

  42. alex. October 11, 2012 at 03:13

    Im new to indoor and ima do this but you dident explain what that medal thing is in the veg chamber . someody help and explain it to me so my grow box can be done . thank you .

  43. RushHash October 8, 2012 at 11:52

    For the middle separator I would use cylindrical fan, it is already shaped as an awning and does not take much space or a snail fan. Good Idea to keep fans on low voltage, however your electrical, especially lights and whole upper chamber are a fire hazard. Lights should have moisture resistant electrical boxes, the whole wiring should be re-done properly with amperage in mind, and upper part should be or have in it a fire box to house all of the electrical paraphernalia, otherwise the thing can go up in flames, it does not take much to fire up a $30 old wooden dresser. It is a great idea and implementation (minus electrical issues 🙂 though.

  44. RushHash October 8, 2012 at 11:15

    What type of CFL are you using? Is it a full-spectrum one? Why the plexiglass, wouldn't it absorb all of the valuable UV?

    1. mntdewjunky October 25, 2012 at 22:31

      Only need uv if u want crystals to form on leaves its a way that the plant protects its self from uv lighting

  45. K_Charm88 September 23, 2012 at 13:39

    So how much actual grow space did u have for your plants from the top of the grow medium to the bottom of the lights?

  46. corey September 18, 2012 at 23:32

    I was wondering if the 120mm fan in the wall of the flower chamber was enough to keep any smell from venting out the 2 120mm fans at the top. I noticed you said there was a small space allowing air to flow up to cool the lights.

  47. Jesussmokesganja420 September 17, 2012 at 17:11

    Where the fuck are you getting that dresser for $30?

    1. JIm September 18, 2012 at 11:06

      yard sales are good places brotha

  48. Jim September 16, 2012 at 12:34

    I have a question on how you did the flowering floor? You made the floor with holes and then did you just cover over it with the panda film? I not too sure on how that works. THanks

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  50. john September 12, 2012 at 04:41

    How did you wire your lights in parallel or series and can you do a quick description ie how to run the wires thanks

    By the way awesome box I love it

    1. JIm September 17, 2012 at 11:41

      Just cut a little slit of the lamp cord to be able to expose the copper wire inside. (Carefull not to cut the copper wire) And just connect the copper wire you just exposed to the light fixture.

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  52. michelle S-G August 22, 2012 at 15:42

    Love the chest of drawers/grow hutch. What are the dimesions of the cabinet? Where does one find computer fans? Lastly, have you ever made a grow box in an old fridge? I’d like to see it if it’s been done.
    Grow-on my friend

  53. heff August 21, 2012 at 23:36

    im a natral grower nothing but water and sunlight and a little organic wormpoo. they grow but the ones that do grow strong are always male and there is no use for him. how do i find the female

  54. ben August 11, 2012 at 10:57

    quick tip on the pc power supply you didnt have to buy the power supply tester simply use a small wire or even a staple to short out the pin with the green wire (that is ps on sense) to one of the black (ground) wires on the 24 pin atx connector it will turn and keep the powersupply on

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  56. Skiewlkr July 14, 2012 at 00:02

    Hey man! I’m actually copying you almost on the dot. I’ve read tons and tons about growing and is going for my first try. I wonder abou the lamps, you say you use 3, 42 watts and 3 23watts. It seems almost impossible to find those in sweden, All CFL lamps I’ve found run from 75-250 watts. I’m guessen one 250w would suffice but probably would be too strong so close, right? Can i use the same lampfixture for a 42w and a 250w? And do you recommend any good beginners seeds?

  57. Beau July 9, 2012 at 18:13

    Whatre the dimensions?

  58. johndoe June 30, 2012 at 19:33

    just a couple questions does the duct fan blowing in or out, aswell as the fans in the flowing room are they blowing in or out ? and what would be the approx width of the dresser ? and is the power supply just for the fans ?

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  60. william June 26, 2012 at 13:51

    All I got to say tight g lol just one question dosevit stink up the room

  61. LekTure June 6, 2012 at 19:26

    I'm having trouble keeping the heat level down in my box. It will reach up to 92 degrees when the flowering chamber is lit up. I've followed the instructions completely but I'm still having this issue. Any reply would be greatly appreciated, Thanks!

  62. joe May 16, 2012 at 18:26

    You need to leave some space behind your fans so they can breathe

  63. joe May 16, 2012 at 18:21

    Dont wire your own grow box unless you know what your doing have someone who has somewhat of a clue what they are doing it is raiser than you think to burn your house down

  64. joe May 16, 2012 at 18:17

    Buy 120 volt computer fans to get rid of the power supply

  65. joe May 16, 2012 at 18:13

    Hey man I’m an electrician and that is a really bad fire box that thing is going to burn have a friend who knows something about wireing take a look at it

  66. Jordan Phillipton May 3, 2012 at 20:49

    hey this is cool how many plants can fit in it

  67. etripp May 3, 2012 at 18:17

    I don’t know how to hook up the fans can some one plz help me

  68. etripp May 3, 2012 at 01:35

    Wut is the power supply and where do I get one at????

  69. LekTure March 28, 2012 at 05:48

    Idk why but it seems like most people who comment on here haven't read all the comments or studied the photos enough. In the photos, you can clearly see that the fans have adapter plugs attached to them. Those plugs get inserted into the power supply tester & that is how they work. Ceramic light fixtures can be found at Home Depot, Menards or any other type of store like them. I paid $1 each for mine at Menards. He states the wattage of the bulbs used in the opening paragraph. I need help with daisy-chaining my fixtures but my buddy's an electrician so he can help me out. I would like to see a photo of your setup with plants in there. Just for a visualization.

    Thanks much & Great Article!!

  70. Dawson March 19, 2012 at 23:09

    Not bad at all.

  71. Christian March 5, 2012 at 15:20

    Hello, great article!

    I am interested in building a grow box much like yours. However it would be on a much smaller scale ( 1-3) plants, for personal use. About how much does one plant yield and how long does the overall process take from seed to smoke?


    1. JJ Green November 27, 2012 at 08:26

      It depends on the strain and nutrients ~ from 3/4oz to 5lbs…huge variances exist depending on treatment as well. Use an aquarium pump to air-ate your water and use a good nutrient system and you’ll be fine…

  72. Johnny February 19, 2012 at 15:51

    Where do you get those screw in ceramic light fixtures.?

  73. Starfish February 9, 2012 at 02:43

    hey man how do you hook your computer fans up to the power supply. I am working on a similar project where i need to hook two fans up to a power supply.

    Thanks man

    1. JJ Green November 27, 2012 at 08:22

      You wire the ‘power on’ pins together with a jumper wire (cheap/free) or buy a power supply tester like he did ($10-45). Either way is easy, all power supplies will come on if you just use the jumper wire (any short wire w/ both ends stripped)

  74. agentstaple February 6, 2012 at 19:33

    you should have made a scrog way more, effective.

  75. Immorange January 31, 2012 at 13:15

    How many light bulbs (and how many watts) are in each box?

  76. want2giveitgo January 30, 2012 at 23:44

    Could you comment more about your Gatorade bottle set up? Is this a hydroponic wicking system? how is it set up? Basically… Thx!

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  80. Wobbinwood December 26, 2011 at 01:14

    lets say i’ve got the material to build a grower 3x this size, – do you maybe have a schematic?

  81. Frank The Tank December 7, 2011 at 15:35

    Hey THISBUDS4YOU, Im a complete noob on growing lemme just let that be known off the bat.
    However i am currently building my knowledge on growing indoors. I was woundering, what type of seeds do you use for your box and would you recommend this box for an amature such as myself?

  82. Jamal November 18, 2011 at 00:56

    I’m new at this can u make me 1 and I’ll pay u 4 it plZz write me back @ plzzx or any 1 that can make it write me ASAP !!!

  83. HippieChick333 November 16, 2011 at 18:03

    I got a PSU, but no tester, 2 computer guys had no idea y I'd need the tester, they said it does just that, tests. How can I connect this PSU to a power cord to plug in? I saw someone wrote something about shorting #14 & 16 or something, I have no idea what that means.

    Can you help? It's the only part I don't know how to do!!!

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  85. Ashley October 23, 2011 at 23:13

    Ive ordered several 120mm cooling fans, and am looking to power them together. IS it difficult to set up these fans, 5 or 6 fans to one power supply?

  86. steve October 16, 2011 at 20:58

    Where do you live, ill pay you to make me one

    1. Joe November 3, 2011 at 18:13

      im trying craigslist to find someone to make me one. Make sure you tell them its for something else besides what its going to be used for. I said i am modifying a dressier to grow veggies in. Who cares if they believe me or not. Good luck

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  88. Hurricane October 9, 2011 at 11:48

    Where did you get your light fixtures

  89. Paul September 30, 2011 at 14:11

    Not a stoner, was actually looking for how to build a stealth sub box for car subwoofers, but a couple notes
    a) The power draw isn't necessarily the wattage listed on the power supply, that's just what it's capable of. Fans draw next to nothing
    b) You don't need a power supply tester. On the 20/24-pin connector, just splice the only green wire in with any of the black wires. The power supply will come on.
    d) Computer power supply also isn't really necessary to begin with. I'm sure you all have some old electronics with those "wall wart" power transformer plugs that take up way too much space on the outlet. Find one that is listed as 12v and decent amperage — minimum of the combined amperage of the fans you will be running. Cut the end off and test it on a fan. Just be absolutely sure it is rated for the amperage, otherwise it could easily overheat and catch fire.

  90. DayBune August 30, 2011 at 17:10

    where would you find a power box?

  91. roach August 30, 2011 at 14:15

    Old fridges work great for this; they simply need ventilation holes to be drilled. They are already white and reflective; you can use the bottom part of the fridge to do the bud show and the freezer part to do the green show. Using the fridge can let you do a perpetual grow show with the 2 separate growing areas.

  92. Wayne August 22, 2011 at 18:01

    might as well go for hydroponics for the nice clean look 🙂

  93. chris August 15, 2011 at 11:41

    hi there
    sorry how do you move your lamps up and down?
    they have a simular stystem in Holland and europe but using a plastic standing wardrobe and that is to small so this is def to small how ever much you top the plants to stop them bushing,,this system may work with just one plant but not six or nine like here
    and how stelth is is humming and glowing smelling in the corner of the room,,,,good idea but needs more thinking about sorry

  94. Elroy August 9, 2011 at 23:37

    Hey. This grow box looks awesome. I had a question, I am making my own growbox and am using 4 6inx6in grow pots. I am making my grow box 3ft (36in) high. Although this height isn't ideal, do you think the plants will grow significantly over 3ft?, or should I be alright given the size of my 6inx6in grow pots?…

  95. Duke July 26, 2011 at 20:47

    Just curious but how does having a growery impact your electric bill?

  96. Scruffy113 July 11, 2011 at 13:21

    God kveld!
    I found this article very inspiring and I am now considering making a growbox like this.
    However, there is one thing conserning me; I live in the northern part of Norway, and the outside temperature can get down to -30 degrees celsius in the winters, and the regular 'household' temperature is usually around 18 degrees celsius the whole year around. And I'm guessing drafts of freezing air don't do the plants any good.
    Should I install some kind of heating device into it? Or maybe insulate the whole thing?
    What temperature is it inside and outside of your box at an average?

    1. Scruffy113 July 11, 2011 at 13:35

      Also, what are the wires sticking out in the vegetating room for? The ones with the red caps on.

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  98. PA2010 June 10, 2011 at 19:10

    Why did you line the flowering chamber bottom with panda film? Do you place you're flowering plants into the holes that were cut in the wood on top of the panda film? I'm a little confused about what the set up is supposed to ultimately look like….

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  102. Tom @ Grow Boxes May 25, 2011 at 09:21


    All you need to do with this box to make sure you have clearance is just throw your plants into budding right away after a couple weeks of veg, these dimensions will work fine

  103. Papa_pot_smoker_913 May 22, 2011 at 16:14

    What are the dimensions of this dreser? I have a dresser all ready but it is only 16" wide and its more of a vertical dresser. I know i can make it work but im jus wondring how many plant it shud hold?

  104. Rick May 16, 2011 at 11:52

    Great set up. Was wondering what the demensions were on this bad boy.

  105. StoneduhAgain May 7, 2011 at 18:46

    very nicely put together

    one thing that can help the yield is instead of having the fans circulate the air inside the box they need to actually pull air in and take it out for the co2

  106. natasha May 6, 2011 at 21:45

    Hey hun!

    I ran across this and decided to build the box… I’ve never done this before so I have some questions

    1. I know the dresser doesn’t have to be exactly the same size as that one but what size was it so I can look around for something similar.

    2. You said you use 20-32ounce gaterade bottles for the 3′ clones you’re going to flower. What do you use for the mother plant and for seeding?

    Thanks =)

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  108. KcBrainz February 13, 2011 at 19:35

    That would be awesome if I could pay someone like 130 something dollars to just build it for me. I'm so not the building type person

  109. john February 8, 2011 at 23:15

    Does any smell get out of the flowering chamber through the exhaust fans in the ceiling?

  110. Millhouse February 2, 2011 at 17:50

    So what are the dimensions of the dresser you used? I've seen a couple guesses on here but I want to make sure I get one that is wide and tall enough. Please specify.

  111. boulder bud January 28, 2011 at 02:38

    lol sorry but you are not going to grow anything descent using compacts, will have very thin stringy weed

    1. Guest January 31, 2011 at 21:10

      Wrong Compacts at 26w each x 6 will give a good 2 ft x 3 ft x 2 ft = 12 Cu Ft total.

    2. thisbuds4you January 31, 2011 at 13:36

      Email me pics of your buds, I will post pics of mine B-) Thanks for stopping by!

  112. fatboy23 January 17, 2011 at 21:37

    i cant seem to find the Ceramic light fixtures. is there a specify name for the ones u used?

    1. thisbuds4you January 31, 2011 at 13:35

      They are at Home Depot. If you dont have one of those around try going to your local hardware shop.

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  114. nicegrowbox December 15, 2010 at 22:30

    Sorry if I'm asking a stupid question, but how do you wire the pc fans together onto the power supply tester? Again sorry if this has already been answered.

  115. Begginer December 15, 2010 at 13:52

    I’m new at this and it might be a dumb question but how do plants grow in there and stay that small? Because that’s not very tall and I thought plants grew bigger than that.

    1. thisbuds4you January 31, 2011 at 13:40

      I used some LST (low stress training) techniques. These consisted of tying and bending the plants, making them like little bonsai trees. Keep watching my posts and we will get a little more into that 🙂 Thanks for reading and overgrow the world Greenies! B-)

  116. roberto November 25, 2010 at 13:42

    to poglej!

  117. chitu November 24, 2010 at 13:58

    he he he i dont need to make this, the place where i live, weed grows naturally.

  118. steve November 17, 2010 at 16:46

    looks like a fire hazard.

  119. Stoner12 November 15, 2010 at 16:48

    (Lights) How did you daisy chain the lights exatly I tried it and blew a fuse in my house! first did you use a polorized cord and second I got the cheaper plastic ones but they are the same. There are two screws on each side. I only need 4 wired in series or "daisy chained" together. My brass screws are pos.+ and my silver neutral. I tried running one side of the lamp cord cut onit pieces to go from one screw on the fixture to the next fixture and so on down both sides then at the last one I hooked the cord up. I guess there is no ground just neutral. Can you tell a lilttle more about rigging up the lights, my box is different so I only need four in a row. thanks alot your awesome man killer setup. peace out!

  120. jhawk October 20, 2010 at 16:26

    so couldn't you just use LED lights and not have to worry about cooling fans; just one big fan for air-in and one big fan for-air out..?

    1. thisbuds4you January 31, 2011 at 13:38

      You can use LEDs, but we are on a budget plan here! $150 for the whole setup…if you want to run LED lights you're going to spend $200 alone on the lights…but if you got the paper then get at it B-)

  121. SAESOMETHING September 8, 2010 at 20:48

    Sorry if i sound stupid, but i'm new to growing. Whats the difference between the Flowering chamber and Vegetative chamber?

    1. jasho September 9, 2010 at 08:21
  122. J.C. August 12, 2010 at 09:35

    This is fucking fantastic! After looking at this, I IMMEDIATELY went out and got a dresser and materials needed. I’m having to make my own mods to it, like a shelf for the electrical work, but it’s coming along… Questions for you? A. The carbon filter…where did you get it and what brands are out there? B. In my particular location, the nearest hydro shop is a good distance away, so what could I use as an alternative for covering the walls? With the demensions im working with, mine is going to be one huge chamber, but with specialty red and blue lighting mounted to promote vegetative and flowering, respectively. Let me know what you think!

    1. Budtastic October 16, 2010 at 00:28

      You can make one yourself for 4x less the price.
      I did
      It works just as well.

    2. ThisBuds4You October 4, 2010 at 16:30

      Hi J.C.

      1. The carbon filter is the smallest that CAN-FILTER makes. Worm's Way carries it.

      2. You can paint the walls with flat white paint, it will just take a whole lot longer than stapling panda film.

      Your lighting idea sounds cool, are you using LEDs? Keep it green playa

      1. Jamal November 18, 2011 at 00:53

        im new at this and I Would pay u 4 makin me 1 can u plz write me back at my email plZz or any 1 that can Mae me 1 I’ll pay y’all !!!!!

  123. WeeeeeeeeeeeeeD August 10, 2010 at 16:18

    Good stuff!

    1. ThisBuds4You October 4, 2010 at 16:34

      Awesome! Keep it green!

  124. Sativafied August 7, 2010 at 17:50

    Now if I could just fit my 12' Sativa in there!

    1. ThisBuds4You October 4, 2010 at 16:34

      With enough training, bending and tying who knows 😛

  125. nick August 4, 2010 at 06:38

    do you have any videos about how to make this?

    1. ThisBuds4You October 4, 2010 at 16:32

      No videos, sorry. But if you can't figure it out from the pictures…ehhh…

  126. unholygrail August 3, 2010 at 02:00

    its easier to make a pie lol

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  128. Mother July 22, 2010 at 16:12

    I have an old dresser in my basement, and am going to start on this project soon. My question is about keeping a mother plant in the vegetative area. How do you keep it there for so long, without it continuing to grow. I imagine if you’re constantly taking clones from the same plant, that one mother plant will stay in there for months, while each clone batch will get moved out when they reach 3″. Anywhere I could read up, or do you have advice, on how to do this properly? Do you take a new mother from each crop?

    Great design! Looking forward to getting started.

    1. webmaster October 12, 2010 at 12:24

      If you also keep some rollin papers in there ,it wont get too big.

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  131. jman April 23, 2010 at 16:12

    nice set up though im gunna use a few ideas..Also ditch the cpu and run a 12v adaptor for the fans, get a universel and youve got speed control

    1. ThisBuds4You May 19, 2010 at 21:21

      Glad you enjoyed the article, have fun and keep it green!

  132. jman April 23, 2010 at 16:10

    just wondering but where does the fresh air blow in from?????? possibly ditch the plexi glass and forget about cooling of lights that hardley get hot and worry bout getting fresh air to your plants??

    1. ThisBuds4You May 19, 2010 at 21:21

      There is a false floor, and it has holes in it. There is another floor beneath that. there is a gap between the 2 floors. Air gets pulled from there from a fan that is connected to the carbon scrubber in the veg area 🙂

  133. mapquest April 15, 2010 at 22:41

    man that's pretty detailed, i dont smoke thoutgh

  134. drawer_handles March 19, 2010 at 10:33

    Thanks for information, I'll always keep updated here!

  135. bdaddy March 18, 2010 at 22:29

    What kind of blubs are those?

    1. ThisBuds4You May 19, 2010 at 21:19

      Compact florescent, you can find them ANYWHERE!

  136. jieboy March 3, 2010 at 03:19

    ur a dober iv done time in prison and u would get passes about like a porno mag so dont get caught cos i guess u couldnt handle the jail never mind being some big guys bitch better go hang yourself right now before u get caught as i did exept prisons easy for me doin it since a kid in juvi hall use ur skills for something good and worthwhile sell crack or heroine and buy all the weed u want u stupid little gaylordjiboy

    1. ThisBuds4You May 19, 2010 at 21:10

      wow, some of you people are nuts

  137. Jeeem February 25, 2010 at 13:29

    Like the pigs ain't gonna check a bureau on a bust…

    You dumb ass!

    Back to the drawing board!

    I'll stick to the false panel dilapidated cottage in the back forty…at least you can bury the wires and stuff…


  138. Goose February 23, 2010 at 00:54

    Pics of the awning would be cool if it’s possible. I’m thinking of getting into growing and making one of these as a starting box.

  139. Gregg February 20, 2010 at 01:57

    I didn’t have a chance to read all the comments and check if this was answered or not, but you don’t need a power supply tester. only a small length of wire or paperclip.
    For most newer power supplies (ATX) you just take the biggest (20 or 24 pin) connector and short the GREEN wire to a BLACK wire. That will send a power on signal to the supply without using a tester.

    Cheers 🙂

    1. ThisBuds4You May 19, 2010 at 21:12

      You are correct sir 🙂

  140. pooper February 13, 2010 at 04:20

    This is a totally cool build and all…….but you aint growin shit with those lights. Invest in real grow lights. Again, great build.

    1. ThisBuds4You May 19, 2010 at 21:11

      Obviously this is for personal use. If you want a weed factory don't grow shit in dressers.

  141. Mike February 8, 2010 at 15:00

    What happens if there is a tiny bit of light leak from Veg into Flower chamber during 12/12? will the chemical reactions not take place?

    1. Budtastic October 16, 2010 at 00:23

      Slap some carbon filter over it. (The ventilation sheets found at your local home depot)

    2. ThisBuds4You May 19, 2010 at 21:13

      Try to make sure there are no light leaks. It really depends on your strain. Some strains will hermie (begin to produce male pollen) with the smallest light leak. Some strains don't mind a few small light leaks, it really depends on what your growing. Have fun and stay safe!

  142. Bryce February 1, 2010 at 20:05

    Great thread! I've planned on doing this for some time but just now getting started. My dresser is shorter and not as wide as yours. I'll prolly have to nix the veg chamber. Do you think a scrog grow will work? Only have about 27" total height after gutting .

    1. ThisBuds4You May 19, 2010 at 21:14

      27" should be good. Scrog should work out perfect. Glad you liked the article. Have fun and stay safe!

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  144. Twisted_5-0 January 20, 2010 at 21:34

    Cool idea but pretty common, seen it in action on a few raids in my time.

    1. pj patwardhan October 2, 2011 at 16:20

      if your a cop il fucking kill you you fuckin lowlife piece of scum i have your ip adress

    2. ThisBuds4You May 19, 2010 at 21:18

      Hardy har har…

  145. Luis Anderson January 20, 2010 at 15:55

    First of all great article!!
    Just wondering how is it possible to get a big yield such as 700 grams as i have seeds that can yield that much. Am totally new to the game of growing even though i have been smoking this beautiful herb for some time! i've had enough of paying high prices for low grade skunk. hehe!!
    where else can i find ure great words of wisdom?

    1. ThisBuds4You May 19, 2010 at 21:16

      Don't believe everything you read. Generally if seeds are rated at 700 grams this is outside or under 1000 watts of light. It is impossible to get over 4 ounces out of this setup at 1 time. I got 3 my first try, and i think i can only get a maximum of 4. Good luck and stay safe!

  146. Dick Assman January 19, 2010 at 22:02

    What changes would I have to make to this if I wanted to have the veg chamber on top of the flowering chamber (skinny tall dresser)??

    Wicked article

    1. Budtastic October 16, 2010 at 00:22

      Same idea here except have the fan between the veg and the flowering room in the ceiling of the flower room and the floor of the veg room.

    2. Dick Assman January 20, 2010 at 19:55

      that wasn't very specific, I meant in regards to fan placement and ventilation

  147. Luis January 13, 2010 at 03:33

    What are the dimensions of the dresser, just to get an idea what to look for? Thanks….great article!

  148. Lenny December 27, 2009 at 19:17

    I wanna know if anyone has done this yet.

    1. Budtastic October 16, 2010 at 00:19

      Yessir, and I'm successfully growing white berry.

    2. jerome December 28, 2009 at 19:41

      I am also curious if anyone had any chance with this design? I would love to see a pic of it in action, with the plants in 🙂

      1. ThisBuds4You December 31, 2009 at 14:28

        You should try Google, I bet you can find pics of it in action on there :wink wink:

  149. manuel December 27, 2009 at 13:11

    can i use somthing diffrent?

    1. Budtastic October 16, 2010 at 00:18

      Glad white trash bags work the same

  150. manuel December 27, 2009 at 13:07

    how do i find the panda paper?

    1. ThisBuds4You December 31, 2009 at 14:27

      Hi Manuel,

      You can find Panda film at any hydro store. Check out

  151. flub December 16, 2009 at 16:24

    can't wait for the follow up article, man! you have inspired the tim "the tool man" taylor in all of us. Any idea when you'll post the next one? Also, what are the dimensions of your dresser?

    1. elzoid February 7, 2010 at 13:40

      I'm eyeballing it at 48"Wx32"Hx20"D

  152. yup December 13, 2009 at 21:11

    it seems small..
    probably only good for lowryders

    1. ThisBuds4You December 15, 2009 at 16:00

      I don't grow lowryders, shitty strains for outdoors. INDO ONLY! Use training (LST, topping, fim, etc) and you can keep the height small

  153. r0ndy December 13, 2009 at 15:49

    i'm interested in seeing the end result of what you grew with this thing… is it running now?
    nice job man!

    1. ThisBuds4You December 15, 2009 at 16:06

      It is running now, and working GREAT! Temps are actually below ambient temps, staying 76-74 with lights on. Works like a charm 🙂

      1. bam September 26, 2012 at 19:23

        can you give min. and max rough dementions of dresser needed. Also is one chamber bigger than the other? This is fantastic work. Appreciate the thread….

  154. peu4000 December 13, 2009 at 19:44

    I see the Sweetwater 420, a very good beer.

  155. still_smoking December 9, 2009 at 22:14

    if you short pins 13 & 14 on the mobo connector of the psu, you can ditch that power supply tester all together.

    i'm also curious as to how you deal with the light leak from having a hole in between the flowering and vegetative chambers.

    1. ThisBuds4You December 15, 2009 at 16:02

      True about the tester. I've actually wired all of the fans to an AC adaptor, so no PSU is needed. I made a vent/awning for the fan on the partition wall, there in no longer a light leak.

      1. Jim September 3, 2012 at 19:47

        How did you wire it to the AC adaptor if you don't mind me asking?

  156. kwismexer November 24, 2009 at 22:22

    When you run your vegetation lights 24/7, won’t there be light leakage through to the flowering chamber from the fan that is on the wall separating the two rooms?

    1. ThisBuds4You November 25, 2009 at 16:11

      This question came up before, look through the previous questions and answers.

  157. guest November 21, 2009 at 23:42

    Enter text right here!how tall deep and wide is your dreser and is it possible to grow more than five or six ounces in it because i know some seeds yield anywhere from 135-700 grams and 700 grams being about a pound and a half of weed so is it possible to grow more

    1. ThisBuds4You November 25, 2009 at 16:13

      It is not possible to grow more than 5-6 oz in this dresser. We are using CFLs, these lights are not that intense. If you are looking to pull in more weight you will need a larger space and an HID light.

  158. ThisBuds4You November 20, 2009 at 20:19

    You can flower at 3" tall, that's what I did. Google "micro growing" online, you will find a lot about growing in small spaces.

    1. jax420 December 15, 2010 at 18:04

      You did'nt go in depth on how to do the wiring. Got the box ready but a little worried about wiring the fans and the lights.

  159. Matt November 19, 2009 at 17:44

    how tall should the veg plants be before transplanting? cause I've read SeeMoreBuds book on how to "Grow Up to 8 oz." the flowering chamber doesn't seem tall enough? i'm all confused ha cause i got a dresser just like this and its my dream to turn it into one of these. excelent work though by the way.

    1. Matt November 19, 2009 at 18:02

      and i'm also guessing this one is mainly for indica strain plants, correct? and could some sativa plants go in this?

      1. ThisBuds4You November 21, 2009 at 02:08

        Indicas would be suited best for a setup such as this, but the right sativa could work as well. Check out Joey Weed's Apollo 11, awesome sativa that stays short and finishes flowering in 55-60 days. Easy to clone, easy to grow and has great bag appeal. The best high I've ever had, no bullshit 🙂

  160. Homosoup November 19, 2009 at 02:41

    My husband says you are the MacGuyver of weed!! I love this post. Thank you.

  161. blueprint November 17, 2009 at 01:31

    First off I must say that this is a great post and that your work on here and thcfarmer are well awe inspiring almost.
    So just curious which grow method would you recommend for this setup? (or when will more of your awesome guides be coming our way?)
    and I am a very novice grower (still just reading and learning) but would it be possible or a good idea to get UV lights from comp cases and use the power supply from the comp to power them? I really don't know much if anything when it comes to UV lights and growing though so yeah but just an idea. Thanks again ThisBuds4You =]

    1. JamesNseattle July 17, 2012 at 18:46

      SOG (sea of green) SCROG (screen of green) or you could use a short auto flower variety!

    2. ThisBuds4You November 17, 2009 at 15:39

      Thanks Blueprint 🙂
      For this setup I don't recommend a hydro system that uses moving parts/pumps, etc. I think passive hydro or soil is the way to go (for this particular setup). I am using 32 oz Gatorade containers w/ CocoGro as my medium. I can fit 20 of these in the area. Not sure about these UV lights you're referring to…You can use a UVB bulb; it looks like a compact fluorescent bulb and can be purchased at the pet store. I use one in my HighKEA Growdrobe and it works fantastic, I will add one to the Stealth Dresser as soon as funds allow. The UVB bulb makes the plants produce more resin, at least it has in my tests and studies. The only thing that will be powered by a computer power supply are your fans, not the lights. Hope this info helps. Stat tuned as I am currently writing my next article on grow mediums, soil vs. hydro 🙂

  162. Hackzor November 16, 2009 at 04:25

    Growing from seeds, wouldn't your plants outgrow the box? I've not grown before but was just interested in the post. Seems like it's not a big enough space

    1. Budtastic October 16, 2010 at 00:16

      Actually no.
      The one i built was a little bigger and I altered the design to fit my needs but the plant will normally not out grow the space as long as the lights are not directly above the plant.
      If they are, then yes. But on the side and above, not so much.

      You can also train the plant so it does not grow too tall if you are aiming for Sativa.
      If you are aiming for Indica, it should do fine without training.

    2. ThisBuds4You November 16, 2009 at 14:33

      There are several ways to train your plants to keep them low. They can be tied down, topped, FIMed or you can flower when they're short. There are several options, from seed or clone.

  163. roman November 14, 2009 at 20:16

    fuck this shit im bout to shit my pants that mandala hashberry ccould be my girl

  164. roman November 14, 2009 at 20:15

    fuck this shit

  165. Bowce November 14, 2009 at 18:49

    ditto slim pickens. filter instructions? also, will this work for growing from scratch, or do you already need a partially grown plant? thanks man

    1. ThisBuds4You November 15, 2009 at 15:42

      Hey Bowce,

      This works growing from seed or clone 🙂

    2. ThisBuds4You November 14, 2009 at 21:17

      Hi there, the answer for your filter question is above. This setup will work growing from seed or clones, doesn't matter. Just be sure to pick out a good mother plant when you can so you can start your perpetual garden w/ clones.

  166. Nwo82 November 13, 2009 at 16:35

    Great Article!!!!!!!!!!!!! 1 question ? About how plants will fit?(i know it depends on veg. time and strain but on avg. how many? thanx for the great article again!

    1. ThisBuds4You November 14, 2009 at 21:19

      It really depends on the strain, size of your container, veg time, etc. I'm using 20 – 32oz Gatorade containers. I wrapped the containers w/ black tape; they're the perfect size for a 3" clone.

  167. Slim Pickens November 13, 2009 at 21:24

    I didnt see instructions on the filter install. Also how well does it mask the smell?

    1. ThisBuds4You November 14, 2009 at 21:15

      Filter install was very simple. I connected the filter to a 4" to 6" reducer. Hooked up the reducer to the 6" exhaust fan and that was it. It does an EXCELLENT job of eliminating the smell. It's a must if you need odor control. Also check out Ona Gel, I would use this in addition to the carbon filter. Ona gel sits outside of the box, it eliminates odors. Google it! 🙂

  168. Piff Huxtable November 13, 2009 at 19:03

    Thank You I Will Be Looking Into Starting This Project Tomorrow.

    1. ThisBuds4You November 13, 2009 at 19:20

      AWESOME!!! Post if you have questions, good luck Piff!

  169. Anthony Taurus November 13, 2009 at 13:53

    How are you handling what looks like a huge light leak in the wall between the veg and flower cab?

    Also, you've got 2-120mm exhaust fans in the flower side for the light. But, there's no intake for the light. The pressure would be minimal at best, pulling through the little silver of space between the plexiglass and the door when closed, making the fans at the top near useless.

    I would rather have seen the fans intake and exhaust on opposite sides of the light space, still at the topcreating a constant airflow with this design.

    1. ThisBuds4You November 13, 2009 at 19:02

      There is a space between the plexi and the door allowing air to move freely past the lights and exit through the top cooling the lights. I've tested this setup and it runs at a perfect 78 degrees…

      Great question about the light leak between the veg chamber and flowering chamber. I didn't really pay attention to it until I turned the box on and started to load it up. I had to build an "awning" out of hardboard lined with panda film (black side OUT), light leak fixed. I'll have to see if I can get a pic of this up here…thanks for chiming in Mr. Taurus.

      1. John Youknow November 16, 2011 at 20:36

        I'd like to see this picture, I am facing a very similar problem. Does the fan in question blow 24/7?

      2. ThisBuds4You November 13, 2009 at 19:09

        Also, in a small space like this you want to use PASSIVE air intakes and no fans for intakes. Creating pressure so the fans can suck the air out, pulling air in via a fan would make the exhaust fans useless.

  170. sloppy November 13, 2009 at 12:18

    Is it safe to leave the PSU tester running 24/7? Usually these things generate a lot of heat and can ruin PSU, fans, and the switcher. Just asking, don’t want anything unexpected to happen, like a structure fire.

    Very good set-up, I will probably be creating a similar set-up very soon.

    1. ThisBuds4You November 13, 2009 at 17:28

      Hi there,

      Been running a PSU tester for over a year now with no issues, as long as the airflow is good around the power supply & tester, you should be good! Thanks for checkin in Sloppy, great question bud!

      1. brundlfly January 24, 2010 at 13:16

        To start up the PSU, I think you could do it more cheaply with a piece of wire, you just have to know which pins to short on the PSU 20 or 24 pin cable. Here's a wiki on it:
        Some of you already know you don't have to have a constant circuit, just a quick contact and you're off and running. You could make a more permanent solution by scavenging a pc power switch.
        Momentarily short the green wire with a black one to turn on the PSU

  171. user November 13, 2009 at 12:08

    This is great, fantastic!
    Nice job.

    Where did you get this idea?

    1. ThisBuds4You November 13, 2009 at 17:29

      Thanks User,

      There are a lot of resources on the net and I have a vivid imagination 🙂

  172. dude298 November 13, 2009 at 17:02

    Does the scrubber filter to the outside? I assume it exhausts through the top if it does. Nice article.

    1. ThisBuds4You November 13, 2009 at 18:37

      What's up Dude!

      I posted a response earlier, not sure what happened to it, oh well…

      Yessir, you are correct. The scrubber is connected to the 6" exhaust fan which exhausts through the top and back of the dresser. Thanks for checking in!

      1. ThisBuds4You November 13, 2009 at 18:50

        Whoops, there's my other post. My bad…

    2. ThisBuds4You November 13, 2009 at 17:32

      What's up Dude!

      The air flows from inside of the box through the carbon filter and then exits though the 6" fan. The 6" fan is actually attached to the carbon filter and exits out through the top. So in short, yes, you are correct! Thanks for stoppin' by 🙂

  173. Bob-0 November 13, 2009 at 16:07

    Fucking brilliant. Kudos for the fantastic article.

    1. ThisBuds4You November 13, 2009 at 16:14

      Thanks Bob-0! Stay tuned, many more growing tips coming soon!

  174. UberAnon November 13, 2009 at 16:04

    I bet y ran outa space when growing, lol, I did the same thing in my wardrobe and i ran outa space, Carbon Filter should be on the outside of the grow box, I made a hyrdroponics system for mine too, harvesting in 2 weeks, already trimmed a bud and had a smoke my Lemon skunk knocks you on ur back 😀

    1. Anthony Taurus November 13, 2009 at 18:09

      Nah, he wouldn't run out of space with that. There are so many methods to pulling a few ounces out of that box – top or fim, lst, scrog, short veg.

      1. ThisBuds4You November 13, 2009 at 18:31

        Exactly. I'm also going to write up an article on training methods, low stress and high stress 🙂 As he stated, there are several methods to keep your plants short. Thanks for the input Mr. Taurus.

    2. ThisBuds4You November 13, 2009 at 16:13

      I have built SEVERAL grow boxes out of various pieces of furniture. The key to not running out of spaces is flowering when the clones are SMALL (3 inches or so). This is a STEALTH grow box, it would be pointless to mount the carbon filter on the outside, how is that stealth??? It works great being INSIDE the room. Stay tuned, there is much more to come 🙂

  175. Lenny November 13, 2009 at 15:32

    This is awesome. Makes me wonder how many of my friends dressers are actually dressers.

    1. mike May 17, 2011 at 21:55

      do i have to use panda film or can i use alumminum foil

    2. ZombicidalGalloway February 19, 2010 at 09:28

      make me wonder how many of my friends are getting rid of dressers, light bulbs and power tools…lol

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