Leftover Speaker Cabinets

On October 10, 2016 by LivingInNavarre

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Roughing out the cabinet. I decided to use up some leftover OSB for the panels and the trim boards are leftover boards from a fence. I cut them down and milled them to a consistent thickness.

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All the parts are glued up and given a sanding to clean up the major flaws. I want them to look old from day one so only minor flaws are left in.

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Base coat color is on. This is the same leftover paint from the sink project. Still have a lot so I see a lot of projects getting deep blue base color.

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Finally getting close. I finished up the white paint hand rubbing and have the speakers installed. I built the front faceplates and have them ready.

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More leftovers! Still had some burlap leftover from making some dyed curtains for the office. I thought natural burlap would compliment my ‘old’ speakers nicely.

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One of the speaker sitting in the corner. The grills are a snug fit and just held in by friction. Sound quality is pretty decent but does lack the bass I would like. But that’s an issue with the receiver only putting out a decent bass channel on a powered sub channel and little bass to the primary speakers. Guess I will have to build a matching sub box.

All up I think I have $50 in this project and that was the speakers. Everything else was leftover stuff.

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