BlueTooth Speaker

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Project by Archer72 posted 11-20-2017 01:40 PM 1362 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife needed a speaker for work to be able to listen to music, I found the speaker kit on
Rockler and it wasn’t a terrible price, I thought it could have been a bit cheaper but it did have good sound even if it is only a mono speaker.

The hard part was the cutting of the material, since the largest part is only a 3×3 at a 1/4 in. The hold was easy enough using a Forstner Bit to the size of the speaker, also from Rockler. A Dado groove for the front and back to fit into, and then glue it all up, sand to a fine grain, finish with a Polycrylic clear, and install the speaker and connect the Blue Tooth. Turned out pretty well, next one won’t have mitered corners though, think I will do either a dovetail, or a box joint for that. The cherry was a nice wood to work with for this project.

-- Archer

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#1 posted 11-20-2017 06:41 PM

Nice looking speaker box!!


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

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#2 posted 11-20-2017 07:08 PM

Love it! Nice looking speaker.

I looked and looked at that kit. Kept wishing for a stereo kit. ‘Spose they’ll make one eventually?>

-- Jim, Georgia, USA

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#3 posted 11-20-2017 10:04 PM

Thank you it actually has pretty decent sound for a mono speaker.

-- Archer

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#4 posted 11-21-2017 01:11 AM

Cool, I’m actually trying to figure out my own Bluetooth speaker using a little off eBay and some old speakers I have laying around

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#5 posted 11-21-2017 01:19 AM

good build.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#6 posted 11-25-2017 05:56 PM

Nice speaker!! What did you use as the blue tooth transmitter?

-- Jim, Wyoming,

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#7 posted 11-26-2017 03:49 AM

One side is the speaker, the other side is the sub power connection and built in blue tooth receiver. I got the speaker as a kit from rockler.

-- Archer

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