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Boiler Speakers 01

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These are the speakers I built to match the Steam Amp I built earlier this year. Built from copper sheet, plate, and pipes, with some reclaimed oak from an old church pew in there for good measure.

Measure about a foot deep by 8" high.
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drtoolHobbyist General Artist
Your work is truly top shelf. I can not wait till I have more time to check out all of your work. Well done Sir
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AEvilMikeProfessional Digital Artist
Thank you! :-) Building it keeps me out of trouble lol.
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zoomzoomProfessional Digital Artist
what sort of setup are you using for photography. it looks very nice... i mean the presentation of your art is very good
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AEvilMikeProfessional Digital Artist
Thank you! Although you would laugh if you saw it.. it's a couple of home depot light cans with halogen flood lamp bulbs in them set up on ladders. The background is a big roll of neutral-grey photo backdrop. Camera is a Nikon D-90 with either a 12-18mm zoom lens or a 50mm prime. Simple and ghetto, but it works.

Cheers
Mike
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zoomzoomProfessional Digital Artist
simple indeed, but works well.... 
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AEvilMikeProfessional Digital Artist
Thank you!!
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Ironman77011Hobbyist General Artist
I wants where can i gets is there a site for this please tell me yes
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AEvilMikeProfessional Digital Artist
Nope. Built them from scratch.. they are one of a kind ;-)
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JARM13Hobbyist General Artist
Great fun . Looks wonderful and very imaginative .
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Panda-SnackHobbyist General Artist
Now I want to make a pair of these things.
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AEvilMikeProfessional Digital Artist
Go for it! It was a blast!
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Panda-SnackHobbyist General Artist
How much would you estimate it would cost me?
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AEvilMikeProfessional Digital Artist
I'd guess I have about 100 to 150 bucks in materials into each one. Copper is not cheap..
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Panda-SnackHobbyist General Artist
Yeah, I didn't expect it to be cheap... maybe I could use some other cheaper material and use copper or brass looking paints? Message me how you did the wiring. I have no clue how to do that part. lol
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AEvilMikeProfessional Digital Artist
Speakers are easy to wire.. there are only two wires.. one positive, one negative.. just wire them both the same and you're golden ;-) There's no crossover network in there because the drivers are full range.. couldn't be easier!
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Panda-SnackHobbyist General Artist
I was going to be using computer speakers, so was wondering about the volume adjuster and where the wire would come out.
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AEvilMikeProfessional Digital Artist
Ah.. well I'd suggest paying close attention to how they are wired when you take them apart, and just make sure to wire them back together they way they were. You'll have to put the volume knob somewhere on the box, and run the wires out the back...
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AEvilMikeProfessional Digital Artist
Actually now that I think more on it, I'd bet closer to 200 each.
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Those are so awesomazing man! :iconpervygamzeeplz:
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AEvilMikeProfessional Digital Artist
Thanks! :-)
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No problem-O my steampunk friend! (o:
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