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Old 2nd March 2012, 12:09 PM   #1
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Hello,

I know nothing about audio, speakers etc.

I can obtain unique stone for speakers to be mounted in. I have panels of stone that could be put together to make stone speaker boxes of what ever size. Is this something that would work?

What considerations would need to be taken into account. I wish I could show photos here, but seem not to be able to?

Any thoughts would be appreciated.

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Old 2nd March 2012, 01:44 PM   #2
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I recall someone on the AVS Home Theater forum, making some large beautiful stone speakers.

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Old 2nd March 2012, 04:02 PM   #3
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Thanks for the response.

How can I post a photo of the stone that I have?

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Old 2nd March 2012, 04:52 PM   #7
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Thanks for your response.

Here are some of the stones that I have.

So if I were to make speaker cabinets, what should considerations should there be?

Anything else?????



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I hate to say it, but you can't assume that anyone contemplating buying speaker enclosures from real or composite "stone" has fully considered the ramifications of the weight issue (particularly the very real hazard posed with a stand mounted box ), so you might want to consult lawyers regarding drafting of liability disclaimer. I mean, when a fast food restaurant can be sued for the hotness of their coffee....even if you win, you lose - at least time and expense defending frivolous claims.


Also don't forget to radius all edges and corners - a simple breaking of arris might not be sufficient.


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I agree with Chris:

1. Very nice stone.
2. Concerns with weight.
3. Concerns with stability.

Other than that, I bet it would make a very good material.
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I agree with Chris:

1. Very nice stone.
2. Concerns with weight.
3. Concerns with stability.

Other than that, I bet it would make a very good material.
Cal and Chris are right. Weight is really something to consider. Here is my marble TT. What a pain to move it around when building it. It comes in at just under 100lbs.

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