Originally Posted by mb1973
What are people doing for cabinets this time around? DIYSoundGroup and Parts Express have the 4ft3 cabinets, but not with the larger cutout for the SI sub.
I followed the heard and made two minimartys. They are great sized and stack easily.
Cost break down for both boxes.
1.4 sheets 3/4 mdf x2 $110
Wood screws x2 $ 12
Wood glue x2 $ 12(12 both)
Terminal posts x2 $ 18 ( I decided not to do Speakon connectors for the boxes)
Primer $ free had some left over
Roller $ 3
Sanding pads $ 5
Poly phil $ 25
Spray glue $11
Rhino liner $37 for the gallon ( Its is normally $55 at walmart, I got a dented can)
mounting screws $4
wood filler $6
spray rhino liner $8? (for spraying inside of vents)
spray primer $7
+ 291. $309 after MA 6.5% sales tax. When reading those Marty threads they forget to total a few things and the cost of paint if you want that "pro audio" look. Its not cheap. But you have a hand made speaker when your done and when people go over your house and go "wow those are your subs". You can say "yea I made them". Also, the wife likes it when I build stuff.
Didn't need much in the tool department aside from a new skill saw blade and three clamps that only cost $5.99 at harbor freight.