Sapele Dreams

Sapele Dreams


Project Category:
Portable Speakers

Project Level:

Project Time:
1-8 Hours

Project Cost:
$100 – $500

Project Description:
Totally portable bluetooth speaker, made from Sapele Wood and Sapele Wood Veneer. 2 X 50 Watts per side.

Design Goals:
I wanted to design the prettiest portable bluetooth speaker possible. I wanted to separate my work from that of the cookie cutter bluetooth model.

Driver Selection:
6 1/2″ with 3/4″ tweeters

Enclosure Design:
Face is 3/4 Sapele Wood. Rest of box is 1/2 Baltic Birch with Sapele Ribbon Venner.

Enclosure Assembly:
Box is 23 3/4″ x 10″ x 8 1/4″

Crossover Design:
Dayton Audio XO2W-2.5K 2-Way Speaker Crossover 2,500 Hz

Part # 260-142

Was pretty please with build. It was my second ever build.

About the Designer:
RoundHexagon works out of Pomona Ca. Music lover looking for sound design that is auditory pleasing and esthetically built.

Project Parts List:

Dayton Audio XO2W-2.5K 2-Way Speaker Crossover 2,500 Hz
Dayton Audio DSA175-8 6-1/2″ Designer Series Aluminum Cone Woofer
Peerless by Tymphany D19TD-05 3/4″ Poly Dome Tweeter
Speaker Cabinet Port Tube 1-3/4″ ID x 4″ L


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    Grant Treanor

    I was thinking of stepping up from my standard 4″ designer series woofer. Do you think you are getting what you should out of those 6″ drivers? I know once you go battery and unplug you cut out about 20% of the power. Nice build btw. Good looking unit. Love the brass. Those square corners of yours make me nervous haha. I ding the heck out of mine and they are rounded over!

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