Picture of Guitar Speaker
This guide shows how I turned my old broken guitar into a speaker enclosure.

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Step 1:

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  • Jigsaw
  • Metal ruler
  • Soldering iron Buy it
  • cordless drill
  • math compass
  • soft pencil
Relevant Parts
  • broken guitar
  • Speakers (2)
  • Speaker wire
  • short wood screws (8)

Step 2: Diagram

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  • I first measured out where I wanted to place the speakers using the ruler or a tape measure.

  • I measured out the centre of the guitar and drew a centre line parallel to the guitar neck (see picture). I then used a math compass to draw the circles to be cut out.

  • Note: Make sure when drawing the circles to give the speakers enough distance from each other.

  • I suggest drawing the circle at the sound hole first as it will give you an idea as to how much space you have left to play with.

  • After drawing the second circle I began cutting.

  • I suggest weighing the guitar down with something heavy to prevent vibrations while cutting the holes with a jigsaw. Start carefully and if there is too much vibration add more weight.

  • After cutting out the first speaker hole I used the cordless drill to make a small hole in the centre of the second circle to be able to cut out the second speaker hole.

Sharpie69 months ago
This looks very nice. I have been trying to do this with my guitar but i am trying to get it wired for an iPod. Would you have any ideas for me. I really don't know if the iPod would be strong enough to power the speakers. The speakers are close to 3 1/2 inches.

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