How to make your very own coffee can sounds system using only duck tape and a few pocket knifes.

Step 1: Pulling Apart

So the first step is to remove the original speaker casing.
As you can see I used a flat head screw driver to open it up.


Step 2: The Gear

After all that you should be left with just two speakers and the volume control circuit.

Step 3: Hole Punching

I punched holes in either side of the can where the speakers are going to go. This will ensure that maximum sound will leave the can.
Also punch a hole where the volume knob will go.

Step 4: Speaker Placement

I placed the speaker at the bottom of the can face out. I folded cardboard and duck taped it together to make a spacer so that the speakers would stay in place. Then I put in the foam from the old speakers to act as a dampener.

Step 5: Insulation

I cut out some foam and cardboard to as an insulator between the speakers and the circuit board.

Step 6: Running Cable

Next I cut a hole for the wires to run out of so that the lid could go back on.

Step 7: Turn on and Listen.

Attach volume knob, mount LED and you have successfully made a coffee can sound system.
Just plug it in and enjoy.
So... you took a couple speakers... and made... another couple speakers?&nbsp; I understand that you started with a two-cabinet system, and ended with a single-unit system, but wouldn't it have been easier to, say, hot-glue the two original cabinets together and call it done?<br /> <br /> But hey, I'm all for taking things apart and putting them back together in a different way, just for the joy of the experience, so if that's the point here, more power to ya!<br />
Volume control unit also an amp!
wat size were the speakers cos they were really sweet. if possible can mitchellcope plz tell me the model name of the speakers
Mate i would love to help you but i have no idea what size they were. They were just some old crappy speakers. sorry.
those drivers ar really cute wer did u get them from?
Hmm.....why would someone do this? Maybe your speakers didn't have that vintage tin-can sound to them.
I did something similar.. using the same speakers as he used as an amp on a 12volt battery. I took a cheap $20 sub (2 speakers) and put them in a round coffee can both in the same can, with a hole in the side. I wired it up to the amp I hacked up with the computer speakers on my battery and I used it to play party boy in school :) LMAO.. I recently took the speaker apart and made them into two tube subs using 4 coffee cans.... two each.. The sweet smell of 400Watts in a can
dus i it work?
Yeah it works well and it pumps out allot of sound surprisingly.

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