Car Audio Speaker Box - how to build
A car audio speaker box
is what houses the speaker in the back of a car. You can build your own speaker box or purchase one already made from your local car audio dealer. The size of the box will depend on the make and model of your car and the types of speakers you purchase. There are numerous designs available for download online, you simply need to search for your particular car and decide on which one is best. Many speaker manufacturers also carry designs to build custom boxes so you can also search the websites of the speakers you bought. Alternately, you can buy pre made speaker boxes that are designed to fit the speaker you own.
A car audio speaker box is not difficult to make if you have some basic woodworking skills. You will need a few tools in order to accomplish it. The entire project will take approximately an hour and a half or a little more depending on how complex a system you have. However, a car audio speaker box can easily be built and installed in a free weekend. You will then have a great system in your car and be able to enjoy hours of entertainment while in your car.
You will need several tools to build a car audio speaker box including a saw, a drill, ¾ inch MDF board, screws, glue and caulk. The speaker that you purchase will come with a user manual with recommended dimensions for the perfect car audio speaker box. You should carefully follow those directions and do not drastically change the recommended dimensions. It is advisable to draw out the design on a piece of graph paper so you can start building the car audio speaker box to the exact specifications. This will save you time and frustration. Consider the amount of space you have in your vehicle and map out the height, width and dept of the box for your needs.
You will need to cut out the box to your specifications and put the entire piece together. You will then need to affix the speaker to the box and install it in your car after the caulk and the glue has sufficiently dried. You can also choose to cover the box with some material which will help with the acoustics and will also make the box look more aesthetically pleasing to the eye. Once everything is hooked up, them all you need to do is test it and enjoy it.
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