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Building a box for your subwoofer is one of the best ways to put your peronal touch on a car's audio system. Whether it's a basic cubic box or a preci...
Before you start anything, you need to look at the sub you are using. Subwoofers recommend a min. / max. cubic feet enclosure. In this case, I was u...
Materials you will need: 3/4" MDF boards - pretty standard unless you are using a much larger or multiple subs Circular Saw or Table Saw - or have H...
With my design in mind and materials in place, I can begin marking my edges. I used the boards to mark out a 3/4" edge on the piece I will drill thro...
Using a drill bit that is reasonably smaller than my screw, I make straight pilot holes within my marked edges.
On my top piece, I marker corner to corner so I can find my center. Depending on the size of your subwoofer, you need to make a circle big enough to f...
Cutting the circle can be the harder part of this entire process, unless you use a Router or something better. I used a jig saw. By drilling a large ...
Here you can see all my sides are drilled together. Some people put Wood Glue or Liquid Nails between the boards before they drill to ensure an air ti...
Use the razor to cut out your holes for the sub and speaker terminal. Connect your wires from the terminal and to the sub. Center the subwoofer and sc...
Voila! Now my tiny trunk can accomodate my $100 budget system. Enjoy!
Here's a set up I made for my old car. Same simple steps applied. This one included side walls for the amp / capacitors as well as a floor board that ...
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Posted:Apr 17, 2012
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