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Old 4th November 2002, 09:06 PM   #1
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Default Best way to cover a box?!?!

I was thinking laminent.

But are there any ways that look nicer?
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Old 4th November 2002, 09:11 PM   #2
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well u could use some nice wood veneer...
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Flame maple veneer with a translucent black stain, covered with a high build automotive lacquer.... Nice
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Well, you can do as I`ve done on this one

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..or mybe even better; make a sandwich of wood and stone, seen the beauty of polished granit? Makes extreme solid cabinets by the way
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This stuff any good?
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It is excellent stuff, if you are going for cheap, plastic looking fake wood type of finish.

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Old 4th November 2002, 10:10 PM   #9
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I was curious about the Ariels that Lynn Olson says to make out of MDF. What are ppl using to dress these up? Do you have to use MDF for the outside?

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I have used on my speakers to date (laminated to 18mm MDF carcass using titebond 2) 15mm thick solid wood boards (spalted beech) 3" boards biscuit joined for sides, top and lower front panels, mitred between sides and top.

Rear panel and crossover hatch 2x 12.5mm MDF laminated (titebond 2) finished in black piano laquer along with 36mm (2x18mm MDF) chamferd base plynths.

Front baffle 18mm MDF carcase laminated to a 12.5mm MDF faceplate coverd in satin goats leather, drivers recessed,

All wood prepaired with a cabinate scraper and 240 grit aoxide finished in blonde shellac french polish cut back to a glass like shine.

well thats how I do it anyway, it takes for ages but it's worth it.

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