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Phone Stand / Speaker Horn

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Project by Rick M posted 11-20-2015 02:22 AM 1812 views 6 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Playing around with Dustin Penner’s design. I changed the size and curves a little. Made from 3/4” birch ply and recycled drawer bottoms (1/4” mahogany ply). I hope to make more and play around with curve shapes and sizes.

edit, direct link to video
https://youtu.be/VoA6sP5U00s

-- http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/





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RenditionJake

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#1 posted 11-20-2015 04:43 AM

It looks and sounds great!

-- Ideas are things!

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#2 posted 11-20-2015 11:57 AM

I wonder how it would do if the phone was toward the front edge with the speaker facing the back. With a thin back made out of hard wood to serve as a soundboard like in musical instrument.

-- earthartandfoods.com

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#3 posted 11-20-2015 02:28 PM

I can’t believe how well that improves the sound. Cool.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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kiefer

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#4 posted 11-20-2015 03:50 PM

Pretty good increase in volume .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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Rick M

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#5 posted 11-20-2015 05:29 PM

I turned the phone around at one point so the speaker was facing the camera and it lost volume, but I edited that part out of the final cut. Basically it demonstrates that these actually increase volume and are not just focusing sound. In the video description I link to a video by Applied Science that explains exactly how horns work, it’s interesting.

-- http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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#6 posted 11-21-2015 02:00 AM

Cool design.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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woodcox

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#7 posted 11-21-2015 02:33 AM

Nice project.

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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#8 posted 11-21-2015 02:56 PM

Much nicer then anything store bought. Very nice project

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Rick M

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#9 posted 11-21-2015 09:13 PM

Thanks everyone.

-- http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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#10 posted 12-03-2015 01:41 PM

Very cool and simple

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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Rick M

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#11 posted 12-03-2015 05:42 PM

I’ve made two other designs but haven’t posted them here.

-- http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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