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My DIY Speaker stand projects
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Hello, i thought id start a thread to document the progress of my new build of speaker stands, they are far from finished but i thought id share, they will be tidied up, insulation spikes added and painted gloss black. Here are some pictures for you Smile

 

 

Comments and criticisms welcomed   Smile

 

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All threads with pictures and stuff being made are very welcome.


Could you incorporate some sort of cable tidy on the back of the stand? I never liked my stands and the way the cable, particularly the heavy, not very bendy Kimber cable just half hung and half coiled out the back of the speaker.

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I could, or possibly use some kind of cable clips..

 

Or maybe some conduit running the length of the back Smile

 

I'l try something Smile 

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I think the top plate is a bit big for the speakers. No?

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Looks very good well done. I take it these will house a much bigger speaker soon !

Run a length of black conduit up the back on saddles will look plush!

 

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is that a BLT baguette in the background?

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The baguette was sausage and onions Smile

 

They will be housing Warfedale 10.1's on Christmas day

 

Ive just been in the shed putting filler on all the joins making them look nice Smile

 

Sanding and priming should be done tomorrow hopefully 

 

Pictures will be provided Biggrin

 

Sam. 

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have read on another forum that wooden speaker stands are much better than those made of steel ... so keep us informed!

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Thats good news, i  just used MDF as i have lots of it lying around Smile

 

I dont have anything to compare them too so maybe is someone local to me wants to try them they are more than welcome

 

 

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Speaker stands tend to benefit from a bit of added weight, unless the construction materials are already hefty. How do you intend to add this wieght?

Excellent to see a bit of DIY, by the way. Well done!

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PJPro:Speaker stands tend to benefit from a bit of added weight, unless the construction materials are already hefty. How do you intend to add this wieght?Excellent to see a bit of DIY, by the way. Well done!

Yes, I'd be worried about resonance with MDF.

Perhaps see how they go and then build another set from solid oak or cherrywood.

Are you going to have spikes into the bottom of the speakers?

 

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Yep spikes are on, if im not happy with these, i think that oak will be my next idea Smile

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Nice neat job. How tall are they as they look quite high for standmounts?

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PJPro:Speaker stands tend to benefit from a bit of added weight, unless the construction materials are already hefty. How do you intend to add this wieght?

Excellent to see a bit of DIY, by the way. Well done!



That's obvious - four small children or short adults standing, one on each side. Job done. :o)

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gpi:Nice neat job. How tall are they as they look quite high for standmounts?



About 3/4 the height of a kitchen unit.

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I Honestly count tell you exactly from my head, I made them by eye lol, i would say roughly 25'' though  they sit around shoulder level when i sit on my sofa Smile

 

 

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