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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-02-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By dwightp
I don't see any vents so I assume you're...

I don't see any vents so I assume you're building a sealed version. That seems like a big box for a sealed ZA5.3 but it has been a while since I've looked at the design. Just be sure you get the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-16-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,070
Posted By dwightp
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by amo76 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1490393/2x-seos-fusion-12-tempest-fusion-8-alchemy-mtm-build-thread/0_50#post_23740489)
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-23-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,271
Posted By dwightp
6" drawer slides are not common but they are...

6" drawer slides are not common but they are available: http://www.drawerslides.com/6inch-fulterer-fr-5000-series-100lb-drawer-slide-zinc

Having said that, I'm not sure how any drawer slide that...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-12-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By dwightp
I know it's no help but my own experience with...

I know it's no help but my own experience with waterbased finishes and the hot air that a turbine puts through the gun were part of what caused me to switch to conversion guns (i.e., HVLP guns that...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-29-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,103
Posted By dwightp
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Martycool007 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1482801/wood-grain-finish-on-mdf/30#post_23568731)

Dwightp, your last paragraph...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-26-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,103
Posted By dwightp
Quote:Originally Posted by Jon...

Quote:Originally Posted by Jon S http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1482801/wood-grain-finish-on-mdf/30#post_23566355)

I find that when you butt edge the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-25-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,103
Posted By dwightp
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Martycool007 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1482801/wood-grain-finish-on-mdf#post_23562078)

So just out of curiosity..... How...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-01-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By dwightp
Do you need to be concerned about mounting that...

Do you need to be concerned about mounting that particular driver horizontally? I have read that the unsupported weight of the cone hanging on the suspension can eventually change the performance of...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-03-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 13,182
Posted By dwightp
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by audiovideoholic http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1473735/anyone-use-the-festool-ts55-req-track-saw/0_50#post_23341779)

Setting...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-03-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 11,966
Posted By dwightp
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Mr.Tim http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1461425/seos-12-dna-360-eminence-delta-12lfa-curved-build/100_50#post_23383608)
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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-21-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,044
Posted By dwightp
I tried the hot iron thing once or twice and...

I tried the hot iron thing once or twice and never got it to work very well. There were spots where I couldn't get the two surfaces to bond no matter how much heat and pressure I applied. I'm not...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-21-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 13,182
Posted By dwightp
Quote:regarding the vac, I havea 5 gallon...

Quote:regarding the vac, I havea 5 gallon ShopVac. Do you think the ShopVac has the capacity to work with the Festool?


The more suction the vac generates, the better the dust collection will...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-21-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 13,182
Posted By dwightp
Incidentally, you don't have to have a Festool...

Incidentally, you don't have to have a Festool vac to take advantage of the saw's awesome dust collection. Festool will happily sell you a hose that fits non-Festool vacuums. I hook mine up to a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-21-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 13,182
Posted By dwightp
I have owned a Festool track saw for 5 years and...

I have owned a Festool track saw for 5 years and have used the heck out of it. It is just fantastic for working with sheet goods (plywood, MDF, etc.). The saw comes with a 55" rail. I also own a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-09-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By dwightp
Have you ever been in a high school gym with a...

Have you ever been in a high school gym with a band or DJ playing before a lot of people filled the space? Remember all of the reflections and echos that made it impossible to make out the lyrics?...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-09-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By dwightp
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by PianoProdigy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-07-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,044
Posted By dwightp
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dftkell http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1471660/veneer-vacuum-press-or-not/0_50#post_23287440)

Hi,

I'm getting ready to...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-22-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,220
Posted By dwightp
I have pretty much abandoned solvent based...

I have pretty much abandoned solvent based finishes in favor of waterborne stuff. Here's what I would use, if I were doing this:...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-14-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By dwightp
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BIGmouthinDC http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1458206/attaching-trim-to-decoupled-walls/0_50#post_22964446)

... either 18 or 23...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-14-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,647
Posted By dwightp
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by THEJMAN311 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1453522/jmans-home-theater-and-basement-build-out/0_50#post_22949332)

space framing...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-31-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 29,058
Posted By dwightp
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by design1stcode2nd http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1354711/the-macbeth-theater-flood-resilient-build/100_50#post_22905055)

I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-18-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,922
Posted By dwightp
Something like this will probably get you close...

Something like this will probably get you close to what you want:
http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/130612/width/350/height/700/flags/LL...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-17-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,877
Posted By dwightp
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Martycool007 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1450592/cabinet-grade-pine-for-cab-material/50_50#post_22840540)

Kind of off...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-11-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By dwightp
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bradbdad http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1451002/veneer-a-curved-panel/0_50#post_22812957)

Lastly, I don't want to appear...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-10-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By dwightp
Interesting question! I have done quite a bit of...

Interesting question! I have done quite a bit of curved veneer work on furniture but never anything this big. Which means that what I'm about to say is a semi-educated guess.

I think a lot would...
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