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Mar 22 2010

Speaker Grille Fabrication

It was a gorgeous day out so I made did some more work finally.  First up, the speaker grill.  I made it out of 1/2″ MDF that is held on with really powerful rare earth magnets.

First I screwed in some temporary router guides and cut the speaker holes, then I rounded it over and spray painted it black.  I held the frame in position and drilled four small pilot holes to be guides for drilling the retainer magnet holes.  The magnets were epoxied into holes that were already a snug fit.  I stretched the grille cloth over and secured with staples and hobby glue.   Everything came out great:

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