Well Designed DIY speakers...

Discussion in 'DIY Corner - Tips & Techniques' started by monkish54, Dec 11, 2012.

  1. monkish54 Audioholic General

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    While I would rather use accuton mids rather than the AT mids he prefered, how about Shinobiwan's LGT speakers. I couldn't find more pics because his hosting service seems to no longer exist, though

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    Why do I not own that? :(
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    This one might not move you to tears for its imposing presence, but for sheer geek power, my vote goes to, Don Keele's CDT-36 Array.

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    Obviously won't compare to the Salon 2, but look at that cabinet work!

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    Sound quality first, looks second. But boy do some of those look nice.

    How about removing my name from the OP. It appears you have some sort of vendetta against me with my name there. ;)
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    I can't. It's been too long. Regardless, no vendetta at all. Even after the argument we had today. :) I put it there simply because this thread was directed toward you. I made this thread specifically to show you DIY designs that are competent and nice looking. :D

    No hard feelings or vendetta. :D

    Reading it, no one would even know we had a tiff. It just says here are some designs you should look at. How would people know (until they read this :p) that you aren't looking for a DIY project and I'm helping you find it? :D
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    If only I'd payd attention in wood work other then chaseing kids around with the sore vaccume
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    Fair enough, although I know where to look for competent DIY designs. Thanks, though. :) Honestly, I am more interested in measurements and stuff. I rule out speakers based on measurements, then I go listen to the ones that made the cut; aesthetics come into play near the end...well, unless my wife is around, in which case they come into play first (DOH! :eek:).
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    They simply veneered these with linoleum instead of woodgrain (see "countertop" below the speakers).
    It is certainly a proven durable surface and the options are endless (including woodgrain)!
    KEW,
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    wow, now that's a gorgeous speaker.
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    I don't think it's linoleum. I think it's formica. It does look pretty good though.
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    DOH! Brain fart on my part. Certainly Formica.
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    Least we forget...

    I have a sneaking suspicion that our own TLS Guy has some pretty well designed DIY speakers.
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