With Instructables you can share what you make with the world, and tap into an ever-growing community of creative experts.
This instructable shows how to make a speaker out of a reused oil jug and some various other upcycled parts.
Parts; speaker oil jug headphone cord paper towel tube Elmer's spray-on adhesive (similar to plasti-dip) screws Tools; utility knife soldering iron philips screwdrivers
Since the speaker was the same size around as a CD, I decided to use a CD as a template. I found where I wanted the speaker, lined up ...
After cutting the hole for the speaker I wiped out all the oil with a paper towel, and washed it out with dawn dish soap.
Now that the inside surface is free of oil it is time to glue in the bass reflect. I used elmers spray adhesive to glue it in place. ...
To prepare for the wiring I punched a hole just below the handle on the oil jug for the headphone wire. After that tied a knot in the ...
To make it easier to drive in the screws in, I punched holes with a small phillips screwdriver. You might want to remove the speaker when you are ...
Put the speaker back in the hole and make sure the holes in the oil jug line up with the holes in the rim of the speaker. Screw ...
Plug it into your ipod, Mp3 player, or stereo and crank it up. It sounds great; a lot better than I ever thought it would.
paper towel tube
Elmer's spray-on adhesive (similar to plasti-dip)
Reusing computer speakersby philip42
mp3 player case sound boxby davidaus
upcycling a cassette boom boxby philip42
Join 2 million + to receive instant DIY inspiration in your inbox.
© 2016 Autodesk, Inc.