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Cxrazy
01-31-2008, 09:48 AM
Hey guys.

I want to build a box for a single 12" Sound Splinter RPL. Around 1.8^3 @ 30

The problem is, I have a 1998 4Runner, the back seats are slanted back quite a bit and I'd like to make it fit snug against the back seats so I can get the most trunk space possible.

I need to measure to get exact dimensions, but heres the basic idea.
http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/3784/suboe0.jpg

How do I determine the volume of the enclosure with the slant?

How do i build a box with a slant? :crazy: :wow:

Thanks guys!

dman4486
01-31-2008, 09:51 AM
find the volume of the rectangular portion first, then find the volume of the triangle...i believe it is (1/2 b x h) x width of box. Add the two volumes together

Cxrazy
01-31-2008, 10:12 AM
Alright.

How would I build it now?

BuckyBoy
01-31-2008, 10:27 AM
With wood and glue.

dman4486
01-31-2008, 10:28 AM
Alright.

How would I build it now?

well..measure the space you are putting it in, then figure out the volume you want and make a base set of dimensions. then cut the wood, glue/screw it together...apply adhesive and carpet

dman4486
01-31-2008, 10:28 AM
With wood and glue.

exactly what i was thinking as I typed my response

BuckyBoy
01-31-2008, 10:41 AM
exactly what i was thinking as I typed my response
:)

dman4486
01-31-2008, 10:42 AM
the hardest part for me was getting the **** cutouts round...i used a compass to draw a round hole, but when i was cutting it out i couldn't make my hands follow the line:crap:

Cxrazy
01-31-2008, 10:52 AM
I should have seen that coming... :rolleyes:

Do I cut the bottom piece at an angle and then attach the side or cut the side at an angle and attach it to the bottom?

I think I'll do the latter.

How could I cut the wood at a slant like that? :eek:

My tools are:
Circular Saw
Jigsaw

basically thats it. haha

dman4486
01-31-2008, 10:58 AM
I should have seen that coming... :rolleyes:

Do I cut the bottom piece at an angle and then attach the side or cut the side at an angle and attach it to the bottom?

I think I'll do the latter.

How could I cut the wood at a slant like that? :eek:

My tools are:
Circular Saw
Jigsaw

basically thats it. haha

you circular saw should have an angle adjustment on the bottom plate....make sure you calculate the correct angles b4 cut

Cxrazy
01-31-2008, 11:11 AM
ooh yeah.

I think it does.

That helps a lot. I'm an idiot.

What kind of glue should I use?

dman4486
01-31-2008, 11:11 AM
:laugh:haha...wood glue:wow:

dman4486
01-31-2008, 11:13 AM
maybe you should wait will late afternoon to do this project...seems that your brain hasn't yet turned on;)

Cxrazy
01-31-2008, 11:27 AM
perhaps... Perhaps.

Well I just got an email telling my my 80sq feet of deadener has arrived on my porch.

My deck should be getting there later today too. Woots!

I'll design a box and have some of you guys look at it before I even think about cutting some wood. lol. Just in case.

BuckyBoy
01-31-2008, 12:05 PM
perhaps... Perhaps.

Well I just got an email telling my my 80sq feet of deadener has arrived on my porch.

My deck should be getting there later today too. Woots!

I'll design a box and have some of you guys look at it before I even think about cutting some wood. lol. Just in case.
Good idea.
Instead of drawing just lines, actually draw the thickness of the board. It will help with the measurements of everything instead and give you an image of how everything will look.

Cxrazy
02-01-2008, 10:08 AM

I'll be sure and post some pics/vids up when its all done. :D

Flomaster
12-10-2008, 03:03 AM
hey man where the pics at I have a 97 and plan to do a similar box with one 12" sub

-=Jason=-

12-10-2008, 03:05 AM
hey man where the pics at I have a 97 and plan to do a similar box with one 12" sub

-=Jason=-

lol good luck this thread is like 10 months old

and just gave me a headache.........

IDSkoT
12-10-2008, 03:40 AM
lol good luck this thread is like 10 months old

and just gave me a headache.........

x2. :crap:

Or it could be the 3K word paper I'm writing.
HALPMERASH!

Flomaster
12-21-2008, 03:27 AM
I went ahead and built my own box used google sketchup and all turned out well. now im just waiting for sub and amp.

-=Jason=-