View Full Version : noobie needs help on carpeting a box

09-05-2007, 10:50 PM
Hey guys
Am a noobie on this forum, as you could see by my post count lol. I have been in to car audio for years, but just recently got into making boxes myself. I usually built them and left them naked. Now I want to start putting carpet on them. I have carpeted a few of my boxes and the part I am lacking with is the sides of the box.

I have everything eles down with the main seem on the bottom of the box looking good. I just cant do the sides worth sh*t. Does anybody have any tips to make the sides of the box look seemless?

Any advice would great. Thanks

09-05-2007, 11:53 PM
check out this video...

hope it helps

09-06-2007, 03:10 AM
that great, that is what I was looking.
One quick question...what glue is that he is using, i were could i get some...i looks like i would like that better than a spray can.

09-06-2007, 03:17 AM
I use 3M spray adhesive from partsexpress.com...great stuff....just make sure you use enough of it...

09-06-2007, 03:31 AM
I use 3M spray adhesive from partsexpress.com...great stuff....just make sure you use enough of it...

ya that what i have been using too. I have seen other shops use that glue from a spary gun before, and just never knew where to get it

09-06-2007, 04:08 AM
i use the headliner adhesive that can be purchased at autozone, i find it holds just as well as the 3m spray and costs about half the price

I have yet to have some one tell me a box has come unwraveled

09-06-2007, 04:10 AM
3M stuff is decent for the price.. ill have to post up this stuff my buddy uses at his shop.. gets it for like 4 bucks a can, and is the same size as the 3M cans, just cheaper and i guess holds a lot stronger in heat, and etc..


09-06-2007, 04:26 AM
I have carpeted quite a few boxes.. yet that video was a great tool in making a nicely wrapped box.. nice post.


09-06-2007, 11:02 AM
I've used contact cement as glue. Although a bit messy, it will never come undone.

09-06-2007, 01:16 PM
That's not only a great video, but there are a lot more videos there that are great! Thanks for the link! Great site!