Workshop Radio - BOOMbox




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A simple idea to make a broken Digital radio into a super cool workshop radio...with hidden speakers

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Step 1: My Radio Is Broken!

Step 2: Add Some Computer Speakers

Step 3: Make a Ply Box

Cover the front of the box with paper thin ply [0.5mm thick] to hide away the speakers and stop them being affected by the workshop sawdust.

This does reduce the fidelity a little though I am happy to live with this.

Step 4: Add the Speakers

Step 5: Add the Radio

Fit the radio to the hole, plug in a 3.5mm jack lead from the radio to the computer speakers...plug in...and turn up loud

Step 6: Turn Up LOUD

Step 7: COOL!

If you have got this far you will have realised that this Instructable is full on GIFs inspired by the GIF competition to see how far I could go with it. If it worked for you then a vote in the competition would be fantastic.

This project is part of my YouTube channel where I try to make cool and interesting projects.

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    1 year ago

    Nice animations!