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by dcairns
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: General Speaker Building
Topic: My Classix II build
Replies: 7
Views: 1236

Re: My Classix II build

I bought some some full sheet (8.5 x 11) Matte Silver Labels from Amazon.   You can print them on a laser printer. "Mr-Label® Extra Large Full-Sheet Matte Silver Label Adhesive Labels – Scratchproof Waterproof Stickers for Company Information | Wine Bottle - Laser Print Only (25 Sheets)"  ...
by dcairns
Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:39 am
Forum: General Speaker Building
Topic: My Classix II build
Replies: 7
Views: 1236

Re: My Classix II build

All finished and they sound great with my Marantz SR-4000 !

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by dcairns
Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: General Speaker Building
Topic: My Classix II build
Replies: 7
Views: 1236

Re: My Classix II build

Sides all veneered and shaping the grills. http://www.thecairns.com/ClassixII/Web-IMG_0277.jpg Some paint over the black stain to get a nice flat black look.  I didn't get a photo of it, but I did put the self adhesive foam damping material in there. http://www.thecairns.com/ClassixII/Web-IMG_0282.j...
by dcairns
Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: General Speaker Building
Topic: My Classix II build
Replies: 7
Views: 1236

Re: My Classix II build

Getting back to my speaker project, after my doctor turned me into a mushroom with blood pressure medications.   I have stained the front black, hoping it soaks in a bit so the MDF won't show if scratched.  I am now applying wood grain formica as the veneer.  So far it is pretty easy to do.  I use m...
by dcairns
Wed May 24, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: General Speaker Building
Topic: My Classix II build
Replies: 7
Views: 1236

Re: My Classix II build

Actually, I am going to try to veneer them.  I am off on a rabbit trail of learning on that topic ;D.  Glue, glue and ironed on, contact cement,  paper backed, raw, wood backed.  Lots of stuff to consider, and lots of strong opinions lol .
by dcairns
Thu May 11, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: General Speaker Building
Topic: My Classix II build
Replies: 7
Views: 1236

My Classix II build

My first try at this, but I am handy with soldering and a bit of wood work, so it has not been too difficult.   Biggest lesson learned so far:  Don't try it with your hand held circular saw, go ask the neighbor to use his table saw and do it right!  :D I plan to use walnut veneer on the outside, exc...