I know it's really not steampunk enough for some, but i really liked the box as it was so I did not paint it. I like the rustic feel it has. I have four dollars in this project because I had the box and wood pieces, the handles, the neoprene (for sound) and the speakers. I paid the 4 dollars for the brass shower drain covers at our local Habitat for Humanity store.

The sound is extremely good especially when the door is closed. Its much better than I had hoped for.
The speakers were dismantled from 2 pair of Dell Computer speakers, I am using both mini amps from a single power source (the original transformer from Dell). I later added my cell phone charger under the shelf as an added bonus. Thanks for viewing.
Great job, now you got me thinking about using a similar case for a monitor and key board.<br>Glad you posted all the pics it looks like there was a fair amount of work there.
I enjoy to see how yuo create nice usefull objects, Well done, Greetings; Erik
I love the box and re-purposing, it has sparked a lot of idea's for my thrift store trips.... thanks for posting.
lol steampunk boombox :D
Whats Steampunk?<br />
Imagine the industrial revolution in the future<br>steam powered guns<br>weird and wonderful chemistry<br>a little google search could fix you wonders ;)
Not to be rude. but this is more diselpunk i think. nice build dough.<br>I just don't see the steam &quot;punk&quot; but here. :P
I'd say that the steampnukness is in the colors, and the speaker grills
Well done!
Pretty awesome project and having such a nice box helps definitely. The use of the shower drains as covers is A+ and I&nbsp;am sure I'll borrow this idea for one of my own Steampunk projects :)<br /> Had to raise your average rating a bit.<br />
i like now ive to go to more yardsales i need a box lol ive tones of things to add :)
&nbsp;ooers, shower drains. i can see the appeal of the box. keep adding to it and update the pix!
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