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MY First Subwoofer Build 15"
« on: May 14, 2018, 10:11:54 AM »
So as the DIY continues, and also because the lasers do thing so quickly, I did some cutting on 18mm supawood,

ideas from this
http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/sealed-subwoofer-build-projects/74220-four-lms-r-15-two-ultimax-15-sealed-sweden-8.html


Cad drawings done and CNC programs for lasers



cutting the internal bracing, made a video









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Re: MY First Subwoofer Build 15"
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2018, 10:56:25 AM »
dry fitting



love the laser burnt edge on the wood


dowels and glue on the mid section



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Re: MY First Subwoofer Build 15"
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2018, 11:03:25 AM »
Awesome Craig. Tools, know-how, rock'n'roll. :2thumbs:
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Re: MY First Subwoofer Build 15"
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2018, 02:18:19 PM »
Very awesome, you don't mess around.   :)

Are you doing sealed subs like that?  ...With a pre..existing design?  And, Faital Pro or B&C, or...?  :)
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Re: MY First Subwoofer Build 15"
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2018, 02:23:22 PM »
got details from diyaudio, from Poland
mine will have a option of both ported and sealed, but based on PB16


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Re: MY First Subwoofer Build 15"
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2018, 02:53:21 PM »
 :o Damn, that's hardcore.  Like some of the stuff I see on the hardcore bassheads group, car subs.   PS: Something I've sen there, that was new to me, is they sometimes have massive ports, that are adjustable, variable.
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Re: MY First Subwoofer Build 15"
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2018, 03:10:41 PM »
Hi Chingy, awesome project

Who did you find to lasercut such thick MDF?

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Re: MY First Subwoofer Build 15"
« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2018, 03:17:14 PM »
i do it
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Re: MY First Subwoofer Build 15"
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2018, 03:21:38 PM »
That's some laser, what wattage does it take to get through 16mm MDF? The guys I use are only able to do up to 6mm.

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Re: MY First Subwoofer Build 15"
« Reply #9 on: May 14, 2018, 03:28:15 PM »
those are craft lasers, 0.5-.75kw watt 1000x1000 bed

My machine is a 4KW 4000 x 2000 bed, i can cut 20mm Mild steel, 12mm Alu and 16mm SS 304/316

And also wood, but i could, setting go up to 50mm, but it's setup for steel work, not for wood, as you need a hood for the smoke, just smells like braai when cutting  :giggle:
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Re: MY First Subwoofer Build 15"
« Reply #10 on: May 14, 2018, 05:00:46 PM »
That is an insane bit of kit.

That machine, plus Autodesk Fusion and the Slicer plugin, the fun you could have...

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Re: MY First Subwoofer Build 15"
« Reply #11 on: May 14, 2018, 05:10:29 PM »


My machine is a 4KW 4000 x 2000 bed, i can cut 20mm Mild steel, 12mm Alu and 16mm SS 304/316

To what tolerances can you cut alu, and are you cutting commercial?


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Re: MY First Subwoofer Build 15"
« Reply #12 on: May 14, 2018, 05:12:18 PM »
It's not DIY unless you have burned out your router, torn the foot off your orbital sander, destroyed a few edge trimming bits, covered yourself in dust, stuck something on backwards, drilled a hole in the wrong side & sworn out loud... repeatedly...  :sd: (I did none of those things :whistler:)

Looking good, will 16mm be thick enough though?

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Re: MY First Subwoofer Build 15"
« Reply #13 on: May 14, 2018, 06:15:14 PM »
Wow, Iím impressed with that cutting.

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Re: MY First Subwoofer Build 15"
« Reply #14 on: May 14, 2018, 08:57:18 PM »
It's 18mm supawood, 36mm front baffle.

We a steel service centre,  so we do punching and bending also..

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