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Project by kiefer posted 04-02-2014 01:28 AM 1847 views 6 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

All in a days play.
Made this little I PHONE AMP for my wife today and it was a lot of fun .
I saw John Schutz post a couple of these and I thought that it would be fun to experiment with .
The body is made from three layers of maple with the sound channels in the centre one on each side are sound chambers with the having a 3/32” X 2” pine dicc at the back and the same at the front with a 3/4” hole to let the sound escape into the square horn for the lack of a better word .
The two horns are 3/32” pine also and just glued together and glued into a square opening in the front layer of the body .
To charge the phone just flip it over and plug in the cord that way the sound channels stay well separated not connected by the opening required for the cord plug .

It works great and amplifies the sound real nice and clear .
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ta8TwwtOp-c

-- Kiefer 松





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RadioActiveRich

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#1 posted 04-02-2014 01:34 AM

Neat design. I like things like this made of wood. You get the warmth and creativity of wood blended with the modern feel of technology. Retro cool meets modern art. Good job!

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woodshaver

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#2 posted 04-02-2014 01:36 AM

Nice job on the AMP Kiefer! It’s very stylish, I like the design.

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#3 posted 04-02-2014 01:41 AM

Kiefer,

Has your sense of style and purpose! Nice balance of color.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Boris

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#4 posted 04-02-2014 01:55 AM

That is pretty cool
Regards

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doubleDD

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#5 posted 04-02-2014 03:01 AM

A high tech personal boom box Kiefer.
Good fun build. Nicely done.

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

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#6 posted 04-02-2014 03:38 AM

Very nice…looks much better than those plastic ampslifiers that are everywhere….

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Daveshefiled

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#7 posted 04-02-2014 05:13 AM

Well it’s creative idea.

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#8 posted 04-02-2014 07:38 AM

Nice project Klaus.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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jaykaypur

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#9 posted 04-02-2014 10:52 AM

Definitely a nice accessory for the iPhone. Good job.

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

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SPalm

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#10 posted 04-02-2014 12:36 PM

Neat.
That looks pretty cool.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#11 posted 04-02-2014 02:08 PM

Cool idea. Sort of low-tech hi-tech. :-)
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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hoss12992

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#12 posted 04-02-2014 04:09 PM

This is really cool. Great job buddy

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TheWoodenOyster

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#13 posted 04-02-2014 05:49 PM

Well done. I think this design might be a little easier to do than hollowing out half spheres for each speaker. I might give this a whirl.

-- The Wood Is Your Oyster

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#14 posted 04-02-2014 07:10 PM

What a neat project Kiefer.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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#15 posted 04-02-2014 09:38 PM

Cool, its a wave guide.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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