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Create a pair of speakers by recycling six old hardback books and a pair of speakers from a broken cd player. They will be unnoticeable on a bookshelf, ...
You will need:6-8 hard back books, about 1 1/4 inches thick each2 speakers, 3 inches in diameterglueTools:Hot glue gunjigsawdrillpaintbrush2 or more clampssmall boardpencilbox cuttergoggles
First, you need to figure out the basic internal layout of your speakers. I decided on a simple rectangular cavity, to make it easier. Make the cavity a ...
On the outside books, you can't just saw strait through. Trace the shape of the cavity from the center book onto the cover of the outside book that ...
Near the spine of the books, where you cut out, there will still be a fairly thick layer of paper. This paper will block the sound if not ...
There is still an unbroken layer of thin cardboard between the speaker and the outside. Using a safety pin, or something similar, poke lots of holes in the ...
Now the speaker needs to be fixed to the books. Start by fixing the speaker to the middle book. I did this with hot glue- lots of it. ...
Cut a thin strip of paper out of one of the book, behind the cavity, for the wires to go out of. Spread a thin layer of glue ...
Unclamp the books. They should be attached at the covers, but you should still be able to open the books. Open the outside books, and put more glue ...
Drill a large hole in the back of the books and to the speaker cavity, and paint the inside of the hole with glue. Once it is dry, ...
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