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How to make a speaker baffle for a guitar amplifier
From a select piece of 2' x 2' x 1/2" thick pine plyI measure the section to be cut for the speaker baffle
After cutting a section of 1/2" pine ply woodsquare to fit inside the cabinetI trace the circumference of the speaker to the section of wood
After carefully measuring I follow the traced line with my scroll sawto cut out the hole for the speaker baffle*ALWAYS wear Safety Glasses when using any power tools*
After carefully cutting the hole for the speaker baffleI measure and mark the holes to be drilled for the attachment of the speakerto the baffle*PLEASE WEAR SAFETY GLASSES*
After all cuts have be madeI completely sand the baffleand have my daughter apply a couple of coatsof black paint to the outside of the speaker baffle
After the paint has dried I install the speakerto the baffle using 8/32 nuts and boltsand a drop of lock tight on the threads so that they DONTbecome ...
Before I cover the cabinet or the speaker baffle I check andmake sure that all the components fit properly
After the speaker is installedI place the speaker baffle over a piece ofsilver grill cloth and cut it to size*Please be careful when cutting the grill cloth with ...
after the piece is cut to fit I cut the corners of the grill cloththis allows relief for when wrapping the cloth around the baffle
after measuring and making all the cuts I staple the grill cloth tothe underside of the speaker baffle
After the speaker baffle has been comlpeted I install it into the cabinet using 8/32 nuts and bolts
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