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Hello! This was a radio that I did for my daughter play

Video running radio:

The radio was made with old cardboard box, bottle caps, hot glue and some electronic components salvaged from broken appliances. But they are easily found in electronics stores.

Works as follows: By pressing the right button, turn on the radio, turning on a light in the center and emitted a sound that has a variable rate, adjusted by the button on the left. Not a real radio but the effect amplified by the acoustics of the sound box is pretty cool.

In this first section I will show the construction of the box.


- Pieces of cardboard box in the common size of three A4 sheets (210mm x 295mm);

- Cast of radios. (Pictures);

- Contact paper with a drawing of wood (2 designs of different shades);

- 10 toothpicks;

- 2 caps of soda bottles;

- Hot glue
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Step 1: Cut and assembling the parts

Picture of Cut and assembling the parts
Print the pictures of cut, paste on cardboard and cut out the parts.

Note: We made three segments: a quad to paste the base radio, a cut equal to more frontal part without the holes of the speaker and the buttons and a rectangle to be bent and glued around the skeleton of the radio.

The speaker was placed in front of a circle with toothpicks to be pleased with protection.

Assemble according to the figures.

In the figure, the speaker was placed, along with potenciêmetro only to verify the disposition thereof.
mat19783 years ago
what is the point if this is not a real radio ? I like the design btw, :)
PeckLauros (author)  mat19783 years ago
zwheel4 years ago
PeckLauros (author)  zwheel4 years ago
No just a fake radio
mary candy4 years ago
DIY Dave4 years ago
looks great
PeckLauros (author)  DIY Dave4 years ago
I love it too. Thanks