Shoebox Speaker

Learn how a loudspeaker works by making one for less the $50.00.

What You Need

  • Shoebox
  • CD or Styrofoam bowl
  • Cardboard tube
  • Magnetic wire
  • Latex sheet
  • Neodymium (NdFeB) magnets
  • 2 steel C-clamps forming
  • Scissors
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Tape

Special Thanks

to Scott Porter, Daniel Domme, Alexander Sell, and Jeffrey Whalen Acoustics graduate students from Penn State for this great idea!

Here’s What You Do:

Read the attached article and slide show for for step-by-step instructions.