singular material (Singular)

by stacy seim @, Sunday, December 17, 2006, 17:03 (4054 days ago)

Hello everyone, I am brand new to this forum so if this post re-hash's old subject material, I apologize. I'm setting out to build a pair of Singular's for my den (12ft. x 18ft.). I plan on driving them initially with a EL84 based push pull integrated amp. Assuming that I keep all of the interior dimensions the same, could I build these using 1 1/8 inch (29mm) solid maple, mahogany, or birch instead of using 3/4 inch (19mm) baltic birch? I would use the solid wood on the outside cabinet and use the baltic birch plywood for the interior bracing and resonator. Planing and sanding are not issues as I have access to a state of the art cabinet shop (brother in law). I think this system will be a nice contrast to my main rig consisting of 1000 wpc Bel Canto switching amps, Bel Canto pre 2, and Paradigm s8's. Any help is appreciated! Stacy.

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by Bert @, Sunday, December 17, 2006, 17:36 (4054 days ago) @ stacy seim

Hi Stacy,

Yes, no problem. As long as you do not use chipboard or MDF and keep the internal dimensions equal...

Using natural material usually gives a nice signature to the sound.

Have fun building!

Bert

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