Learn to build professional acoustic sound panels that will make your listening, playing, singing or voicing space sound great. In this tutorial, we walk you through a simple and inexpensive way to build great looking DIY acoustic panels. All materials and tools are easy to obtain and use, and as of this video, the materials cost only $25 per panel.
FRAMES: 4′ x 8′ x ¾” thick
MDF Plywood: Purchased at Home Depot . Home Depot will rip MDF sheets into 3″ x 8′ pieces to accommodate the thickness of the Roxul Insulation.
ROXUL INSULATION: 12 pieces per pack. Purchased at Home Depot. Insulation comes in 16″ and 24 ” to accommodate larger panels. If you’d like to build wider panels, special order the 24″ Roxul and adjust all other material sizes accordingly.
LOCTITE ADHESIVE – HIGH PERFORMANCE 300:
GORILLA WOOD GLUE:
1-5/8″ DRYWALL SCREWS:
T-50 3/8″ STAPLES
STICK ON BUMPER:
50 LB E-Z DRYWALL ANCHORS AND SCREWS
CARPET TRANSITION STRIP:
Purchased at Home Depot.
80 GRIT SANDPAPER:
FELT FABRIC: (Charcoal Grey): We used 9 yards of 72″ felt for 8 panels. That was from what they call a “bolt” of fabric, which was 10 yards of continuous fabric.
TOOLS NEEDED TO CONSTRUCT THE ACOUSTIC PANELS:
TO VIEW OR PURCHASE REQUIRED TOOLS ONLINE CLICK HERE: http://geni.us/DIYPanelTools
SAW for cutting wood frame. Electric miter saw preferred for accuracy.
COUNTERSINK BIT with pointed tip.
SCREW GUN with Phillips tip.
STAPLER with T-50 3/8″ staples. Electric is great but a manual stapler will work.
SMALL FRAMING SQUARE
Large Razor Knife
Small Razor Knife
(long blade for insulation, short blade for fabric and screen).
RAZOR BLADES for small razor knife.
HACKSAW with fine teeth.