Building a Wifi Booster DIY Style





Introduction: Building a Wifi Booster DIY Style

Learn how to boost your wifi signal for next to no cost with this simple DIY guide

Origonal Article: Building a Wifi Booster

Step 1: Cutout Required Parts

The first step is to cutout the main parts for the reflector. You may download a stencil from this link:

Once you have downloaded that stencil, simply cut out the two shapes as shown in the image below.

Step 2: Cover in Tinfoil

Once we have cutout our shapes in step 1, we need to cover the shapes in tinfoil and fold them to the correct positions. The guide in step 1 will show you how to fold them. The image will explain better..

Step 3: Cutout a Small Hole for Antenna

At this point, we will have two shapes, cutout, covered in tinfoil and folded to the appropriate position. We will need to cut a small hole out for the routers antenna to peak through. See image:

Step 4: Put It All Together

Simply place your booster onto your current antenna, and that's it.

Enjoy a lovely increase in your signal strength. Remember to aim your booster in a good direction.

Have fun!



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    Dont put foil on the center brace. it will work much better.. :)

    Wifi goes through walls but not mirrors and other reflective things. (which is how these work) So, just point it at your PS3 even if it's through a wall ;)

    im guessing you point it to the wall? or to the closest opening towards the ps3?

    wrong proportions in the template!!! and I noticed that only after I had cut, covered and folded the whole thing!!! waste of time!!! :-((( correct the template!!! p.s. Below here it says: "We have a "be nice" comment policy. Please be positive and constructive with your comments or risk being banned from our site." I'm sorry if I haven't been "positive"... :-)

    hey u could put your antenna from your pc so u could use your pc from further

    Nice! Took 5 minutes out of my day to make this, and saw my signal went from 60-65% to 95-99%. Thank you for sharing this one, works like a charm.

    Thanks for all the comments everyone. I see what you're saying about the template, however, I've had great success with the template and have received at least 50 emails from people saying that it's worked for them perfectly. I am going to try and resize it and give that a test a see if things are better.. Thank you

    Unfortunately the templates aren't quite the correct size. When I printed out the templates, I cut them out as directed but then discovered that the semi-circular piece did not slot into the rectangular piece because the slots were not far apart. After improvising a little I did get mine to work and I can say that it increased the signal strength by a whole bar. Thank you!