Bluetooth Speaker #2

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Project by Mainiac Matt posted 08-26-2017 10:17 PM 1736 views 6 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After making a Bluetooth speaker for my oldest daughter, my middle daughter let it be known that she wanted one too.

I purchased 3 way auto speakers on amazon and used the same BT amp board as before.

Mahogany sides, BB ply back, ABS veneered plywood face plate. Miter cut corners with the grain wrapped.

Finished with 3 coats of padded shellac and 3 coats of rattle can lacquer.

Thanks for looking.

-- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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#1 posted 08-26-2017 11:34 PM

Nice one Matt. BTW, you need to try Evan Williams white label…

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#2 posted 08-26-2017 11:38 PM

Turned out very nice.

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#3 posted 08-26-2017 11:55 PM

OBTW this speaker sounds very good. Much better than the first one. The bass it puts out is pretty darn amazing.

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#4 posted 08-26-2017 11:57 PM

Shop time, tunes and Maker’s. Right up my alley with this project Matt. Nice work!

Youve got me thinkin shop speakers.

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#5 posted 08-27-2017 12:37 AM

Another great speaker Matt! If you used the same amp (2×25W or 2×50W?), what would you attribute the better sound to? Larger box volume or different speakers? I’m getting ready to pull the trigger on making on and I’m not sure if I want the 25W or the 50W amp and I’m also debating 5 1/4” or 6 1/2” speakers.

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#6 posted 08-27-2017 12:46 AM

Better speakers that have built in tweeters make the difference

I used 6.5” speakers and the 25 watt amp board

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#7 posted 08-27-2017 01:28 AM

Strong work on the speaker, Matt!

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#8 posted 08-27-2017 01:38 AM

Your construction is perfect.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#9 posted 08-27-2017 03:09 AM

Nice speaker and a good bourbon

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#10 posted 08-27-2017 03:24 AM

Nice job, Maniac!

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#11 posted 08-27-2017 12:19 PM

You did a really good job on this speaker.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#12 posted 08-27-2017 01:21 PM

Great job on the grain wrapping, Matt!

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#13 posted 08-27-2017 06:06 PM

Very nice job and great grain matching. What did you use for a power supply?

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#14 posted 08-28-2017 01:47 PM

What did you use for a power supply?
- Redoak49

a $2.50 wall wart from Parts express (output = 3 amp @ 12 v DC)

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