last minute speaker box

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Project by a1Jim posted 12-25-2015 10:19 PM 2591 views 1 time favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s been some time since I’ve posted a project so even though it’s no big deal at least it’s a project
Here’s a little speaker box that my son asked for the material so he could build a speaker box himself two days ago,so I decided to through one together myself.The material he asked for would have been very basic made from hardboard material,so this is a little bit of an upgrade. I decided to give it a little bit of an Asian feel it’s made from hard maple with mahogany accent,plus a little ebonized maple black dot.
Merry Christmas everyone

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#1 posted 12-25-2015 10:26 PM

That is a classy looking box for a speaker. That would compliment any entertainment center. Without the speaker it looks like it would be a comfy spot for a small pet. Take care Jim

-- Brian Noel

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#2 posted 12-25-2015 10:31 PM

Thanks Brian ,it does look like that LOL but it would be a very small pet since this is only 6 1/2” x 8 1/2”.
Merry Christmas

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#3 posted 12-25-2015 11:06 PM

Very nice Jim. He should really be proud of that.

-- Duckster, Texas. {Any day of fishing, Beats a good day at work.} Wash your feet and love Jesus

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#4 posted 12-25-2015 11:08 PM


Definitely upscale!

Merry Christmas!

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#5 posted 12-26-2015 12:25 AM

Nice one Jim.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#6 posted 12-26-2015 12:31 AM

looks GOOD!

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#7 posted 12-26-2015 01:14 AM

Great looking speaker box!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#8 posted 12-26-2015 01:35 AM

Nice one, Jim. I just got a last minute project today, too.

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#9 posted 12-26-2015 02:17 AM

As always great workmanship. I may just have to build one or two just like it only maybe a little larger. I think the wife’s cat’s would love it. They are always looking for somewhere to curl up and sleep. A cardboard box doesn’t last anytime around our home!

Great work Jim!

-- Rod P.........OLD GUY......Learning new things!

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#10 posted 12-26-2015 04:08 AM

looks great Jim.

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#11 posted 12-26-2015 10:37 AM

Nice box, I like the splines. I just made jig for that, so I hope I will try it soon also.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 12-26-2015 10:48 AM

Nice box…..would look great on MY desk! I am still a “learning” woodworker but do know, in my opinion, the current project, whatever it is, IS a big deal. At least to me. Happy, coming new year Jim and “keep on, keepin’ on!”

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#13 posted 12-26-2015 01:04 PM

Nice one Jim. The splines really set it off.

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#14 posted 12-26-2015 01:25 PM

Merry Christmas Jim,
Hope you enjoy the Christmas and gets time for the family.
Wonderful speaker box.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#15 posted 12-26-2015 03:06 PM

Thanks everyone very nice of you to take note of such a simple project. I wish you all a happy and prosperous new year.

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