Originally Posted by paba
thanks for sharing the challenges that come with CNC groove idea, makes sense... perhaps another way is instead of grooves actual CNC slots right thru the panel and then the inside wood pieces can have tabs (smaller than the edge of the piece) that insert in these slots to hold in place. Not sure in my words convey the picture I'm trying to draw. Along the lines of a Mortise and tenon joint but "right through the panel"...
Alos thanks for the warnings on trans lam designs, but I must admit a certain appeal to them and the fact they allow for curved interiors.
I avoid MDF for everything not just audio. Hate that stuff.
no doubt about it, no matter what the fabrication method, curves cost money , and they're not necessarily
what you'd want on the inside of a loudspeaker enclosure - particularly manifold designs that incorporate hard angles for reasons other than material break-out or ease of assembly
a guy could get used to this being retired thing