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Old 01-31-2013, 11:12 AM   #96
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Originally Posted by brew View Post
Built some speakers - finished with mahogany veneer and solid poplar edging. These things are awesome. Scanspeak drivers, 2 1/4" fronts and backs, multiple internal ladder frames. A mix of mdf sandwiched with baltic birch plywood and internally coated with drywall compound mixed with flexible glue. They probably weigh 90 lbs each. When you rap your knuckles against them, they're completely dead - it's like knocking on the trunk of a 50 ft tall tree.

Originally built them without grills:

When our son turned 1 I quickly realized they needed some protective grills:

Building a quality set of speakers is something I would love to do someday. Those look great.

Originally Posted by kuksul08 View Post
Here is a bike frame where I extended the stays and put an engine on it. It failed miserably but was fun playing with the welder and the 10 minutes that it did work were pretty exhilerating.

One of my friends built one of those in school. It was a lot of fun, but if you actually sat down the vibrations in the seat would render you infertile a matter of minutes; it was painful.
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