I know there are a ton of these build threads already. Unfortunately, going through this process I have had to reference multiple threads and I thought I could do my best to make a more comprehensive build thread.
Once I am complete with the build I will update this thread with the nuances that I think are pertinent.
For now, you can follow along with my photo album on Google
Seems that the forum wont let me paste my google album, so I put it up on a temporary site: http://www.amubu.com/gallery
I am currently waiting on the wood putty to dry so I can sand and prep for primer.
I purchased my 1099 speakers as a kit from www.diysoundgroup.com
I chose to use a horizontal center, not for any particular reason other than in case I ever change my set up in the future and don't want it standing tall in the center. I am currently using a DIY Spandex AT 125" screen and plan to put these behind it.
I also added the PCB Kit to the order, and the gold plated terminals (one set per speaker). The PCB that came for all three speakers was version E10.3 by denon audio.
Before I started my build, I made sure to have all the parts I needed. This included:
3 x 1099 Flat packs
3 x 1099 Speaker kits
3 x 1099 crossover PCB's
3 x Speaker Terminal sets
1 x King sized 1.5" Mattress topper (NOT MEMORY FOAM)
1 x 20lb box of Poly fil from Joann fabrics (You wont need this much, but it was on sale for $34, and I'm sure to build more speakers in the future!)
1 x Pack of hot glue sticks
Electrical Solder (about 4oz of 1mm)
Titebond Wood glue
8" Zip Ties
12-18awg Wire (your choice of color, but black and red are standard, I had 14awg from other projects that I used)
Black spray paint
(Optional for standoffs):
12 6-32 wood inserts
12 6-32 machine screws (1 1/4")
12 Nylon 1/2" spacers
12 5/16th rubber grommets
Tools that I used for this build:
4 x 18 or 24" clamps (more the better)
Brad Nailer w/ 1 1/4" brad nails
square (to make sure your box is squared up)
Corner Clamps (Helped hold pieces where they should be)
1" Wood Chisel
Palm Sander/ 150grit paper, 220 grit paper
Body filler spreaders
Hot glue gun
Wire Stripper / cutter
More to follow...