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Old 11th February 2002, 01:58 AM   #1
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I am buiding 2.1 system for my computer. I want to use pine wood for making satellite speakers & MDF for subwoofer. Guide me in the matter.
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Old 11th February 2002, 02:18 AM   #2
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I wouldn't recommend the use of any kind of plank wood for speakers, just composite stuff like MDF or similar products. The idea being that composite products are more acoustically dead.

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Old 11th February 2002, 06:53 AM   #3
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palesha take a look in the "introductions" forum thread, I have a pic of some "pine"(baltic) PC speakers
AS GRollins said above, they are MDF (12mm) with pine on the outside(15-16mm), thats over 1 inch thick!(no internal bracing)
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Old 11th February 2002, 07:06 PM   #4
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I built my first pair of speakers (long time ago) out of pinewood because it was cheap and easy to work with. Within the first 5-10 years, the pinewood began to dry, split, and warp. My sealed cabinet was no longer sealed, not to mention the resonance problems pointed out by Grey above...
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