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Asher Guitars WD Music Products Amplified Parts Mod Kits DIY Nordstarnd Pickups Warmoth.com
Asher Guitars WD Music Products Amplified Parts Mod Kits DIY Nordstarnd Pickups Warmoth.com

finger-jointed pine cabinets for less than $20

Discussion in 'Shock Brother's DIY Amps' started by LudwigvonBirk, Nov 9, 2017.

  1. awasson

    awasson Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

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    Nope, not at all. They only go together one way because they’re dove tail joints. Flat one side, rounded the other.
     

  2. telemnemonics

    telemnemonics Poster Extraordinaire

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    What are the dimensions?
    Couldn't get closer than one side being around 19" ID from the wiki page.
    I'd guess it's around a Princeton cab size or close enough to be ideal for a 1x12 cab or combo, though I'd maybe want to rip off the rabbeted edge, depending on the depth. Could set the back panel into the rabbet I guess.

    Couldn't see the numbers on your invoice, how much was it shipped?
    Seems like from a local enough vendor it might be near enough to the home depot price of the 6' pine board you would need to make it yourself if you had the dovetail jig.

    Very tempting!
     
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  3. warrent

    warrent Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

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    Sep 15, 2009
    toronto
    roughly outside dimensions: 16 3/4 x 20 x 9 3/4 3/4 inch board. I bough the same as awasson and paid 14.50 for the wood and 10.00 shipping in Canadian dollars.
     
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  4. Mat

    Mat Tele-Meister

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    Re the handles another option could be to open them up as speaker ports to either side which may give a bigger spread to the sound - just a thought
     

  5. warrent

    warrent Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

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    toronto
    re: the handle cut outs I thought about building the cabinet like the ampeg Johnny Smith.
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  6. Hammerdog

    Hammerdog Tele-Meister Ad Free + Supporter

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    Maybe you can. I've got some cut in the shop I'll see in the morning.

    You might be able to correct a cup or warp by wetting the the cupped or warp side laying it dry side up in the sun for a few hours. That works sometimes.
    If it's twisted not so much.

    I would bet it's kiln dried A green board would shrink way to much for the dove tails to fit together.
     

  7. arcticbreaze

    arcticbreaze Tele-Meister

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    Aug 2, 2014
    Oamaru NZ
    Mine's here too
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    I found if I wanted i could have put the top and bottom inside out but not the sides because the dove tails wouldn't fit that way.

    So I've gone for rustic leave handles were they are and call em a feature
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    you can jst see the remains of top handle in the cut out but the rest are still there just about ready for first coat of shellac just got to mix sum up, then maybe some ...BEES wax lol.
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    other project in the works.
     
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  8. awasson

    awasson Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

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    Nov 18, 2010
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    And the inside dimensions are: 15” x 18” x 9-3/4” (no baffles installed)

    I paid the same price.
     

  9. arcticbreaze

    arcticbreaze Tele-Meister

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    Aug 2, 2014
    Oamaru NZ
    looks good so far, now waiting for grill cloth and amp components IMG_20171207_191321.jpg
     
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  10. bermuda

    bermuda TDPRI Member

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    May 15, 2017
    Florida
    Do you have any more photos of this cabinet - I really like the simplicity of it and want to build one like it.

    Thanks
     

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