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Can't find an air conditioner at a store? Make your own.

A longer verson of this story originally aired July 25, 2015. 

Air conditioning would provide some welcome relief right now. But what if you are out of luck finding any? We dug into our archives to find you an alternative to your standard AC.

It was a hot summer day when I got together with now-retired jazz host Dick Stein after watching a video on how to make your own air conditioner out of a cooler, a fan, some PVC pipe and some ice. 

You can see a far more professional version of a tutorial on YouTube by clicking here

Kevin Kniestedt is a journalist, host and producer who began his career at KNKX in 2003. Over his 17 years with the station, he worked as a full time jazz host, a news host and produced the weekly show Sound Effect. Kevin has conducted or produced hundreds of interviews, has won local and national awards for newscasts and commentary.