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by Bill Schneider
Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: General Speaker Building
Topic: My Classix II build
Replies: 7
Views: 1077

Re: My Classix II build

Nice job! I like the grill treatment you chose. And the Marantz, of course. :-)  It's a great looking combo and reminds me of the stereos of my youth.

How did you create the label for the back?
by Bill Schneider
Fri Dec 16, 2016 3:09 pm
Forum: General Speaker Building
Topic: Painting a baffle
Replies: 4
Views: 728

Re: Painting a baffle

For a roll-on water-based semi-flat black, I'm really partial to General Finishes Lamp Black paint. I've sprayed it too, but it needs a little thinning with water to spray best.

It can be purchased at woodworking retailers like Woodcraft or Rockler.
by Bill Schneider
Wed Dec 07, 2016 3:53 pm
Forum: General Speaker Building
Topic: Need help with simple speaker build.
Replies: 2
Views: 579

Re: Need help with simple speaker build.

Even a simple speaker is not as simple as it seems. Judging from your questions, it appears that this will be a first-time project for you. Also from your questions, it sounds like you might be on the wrong track to make something that sounds decent. Question one: My receiver runs at 100 watts at 8 ...
by Bill Schneider
Mon Nov 21, 2016 7:34 pm
Forum: General Speaker Building
Topic: Jeff Bagby's Kairos 3 way project completed
Replies: 9
Views: 3002

Re: Jeff Bagby's Kairos 3 way project completed

That was a good read, Mike. I see lots of care being taken in the construction of your Kairos. 

Great job!
by Bill Schneider
Wed Sep 14, 2016 5:28 pm
Forum: General Speaker Building
Topic: Woodcraft Magazine
Replies: 4
Views: 643

Re: Woodcraft Magazine

 Here's you go, it's in the October/November issue... http://www.ohio.edu/people/schneidw/audio/images/woodcraft_mag_10-11-2016_cover.jpg http://www.ohio.edu/people/schneidw/audio/images/woodcraft_mag_10-11-2016_spread.jpg One of the editors was reluctant to run a story about speaker building becaus...
by Bill Schneider
Fri Aug 15, 2014 9:42 pm
Forum: General Speaker Building
Topic: My First Build - Overnight Sensations
Replies: 5
Views: 2210

Re: My First Build - Overnight Sensations

Those are handsome! You did a great job.

The color combination is fresh and lively. Sometimes it gets repetitious looking at black baffles and wood veneer.