Rose Sound v.1

Rose Sound v.1


 

Designer:
Wudkrafter 73

Project Category:
Bookshelf Speakers

Project Level:
Intermediate

Project Time:
20+ Hours

Project Cost:
$100 – $500

Project Description:
Bookshelf speakers with visual appeal

Design Goals:
practice complex cabinet building by hand while keeping internal components affordable while preserving sound quality within the same range of the visual presenation

Driver Selection:
HiVi B4n full range woofers Part# 297-429
HiVi T20-8 3/4 tweeters Part #297-464

Enclosure Design:
roughly 1.2L dual vented curved enclosure

Enclosure Assembly:
Layered 1/8th inch MDF formed using a jig with rabbet cuts at all joints for strength and rigidity. Santos and pau ferro veneer and magnetized front baffle allowing access to internals. all cutouts were done allowing for flush mounting

Crossover Design:
Paul Carmody MTM design based of overnight sensations.

Tips & Tricks:
magnetizing the front baffle to the speaker required a great deal of accuracy to get perfect alignment.
Applying veneer to curved cabinets also requires a careful planning and a veneer press or use of titan DX glue.

Conclusion:
Learning curve is aimed at individuals with a good working set of tools and amateur’s level of cabinet building. Curved cabinets with layered MDF (not using CNC) is challenging to get perfectly square. Cutting rabbet joints on curved sides requires skill. Great project and very happy with the final product

About the Designer:
Hobbyist that works in healthcare system and enjoys woodworking for personal therapy.

Project Parts List:

https://www.parts-express.com/HiVi-B4N-4-Aluminum-Midbass-Round-Frame-297-429
https://www.parts-express.com/HiVi-T20-8-3-4-20mm-Textile-Dome-Tweeter-8-Ohm-297-464

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