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    going to make some new speakers



    now that i got my BRAND NEW SKIL JIGSAW i can begin to make my own cabinets WOOT. so i'm going to try my new saw out by building myself my own speakers from scratch. i'm not going to skimp on them this time, and i'm going to make some serious cabinets. what i want to know is if i should make them 3-way or 2-way. i am running 2-way speakers right now, and compared to my dad's jbl 3-ways, there really is not much of a difference to my ears. now down to the drivers. if i decide on a 2-way, i'll eliminate the mid:

    tweeter: http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/showd...number=270-170

    mid (optional) :http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/showd...number=280-115

    woofer (2 woofers a cabinet): http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/showd...number=295-315 OR http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/showd...number=290-308

    what do u think? also, where can i get a router/router adapter for my jigsaw? THANKS!







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    Re: going to make some new speakers

    I like 2way designs...less complicated Xover...better imaging potential...KISS.




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    Re: going to make some new speakers

    ok wonderful, BUT what kind of circular adaptor should i use? i decided in school (i was reading the PE catalog behind my math book) that i would go with dual 7" goldwood smooth cones and the goldwood tweeter on each.




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    Re: going to make some new speakers

    Should be pretty straightforward to homebrew a jig...just something to hold the saw, and your measured radius.




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    Re: going to make some new speakers

    ok so there r not any like purchaseable guides or anything?




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    Re: going to make some new speakers

    so 'bout that guide..




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    Re: going to make some new speakers

    I know Parts Express sells something in their speaker building section...no personal experience with it though.




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    Re: going to make some new speakers

    Personally, I would have bought a good plunge router instead, I'm not a jigsaw fan myself

    Plunge router & table saw will do 99% of the work you need for box construction, and do it very cleanly.




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    Re: going to make some new speakers

    yes sir hagop, i'm aware, but those r 2 much $$$$$$$ for a kid like me who is currently unemployed




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    Re: going to make some new speakers

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Frost
    I know Parts Express sells something in their speaker building section...no personal experience with it though.
    link? i cannot find it




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    Re: going to make some new speakers

    Looked again...guess they don't have anything for jigsaws, just routers...




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    Re: going to make some new speakers

    Lowe's or Home Despot ( ) would be my next stop.




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    Re: going to make some new speakers

    what about those saw things you put at the end of your drill (totally blanking on the name). i know they get pretty big.




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    Re: going to make some new speakers

    hole saw?



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    Re: going to make some new speakers

    hole saws......6" is bout the biggest your prolly gonna find....




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