Home made speaker stands

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Is it possible to build my own speaker stands for bookshelf speakers? I was thinking of welding the entire structure: ie. the bottom plate, main column and the top plate. I've read about internal resonance affecting the sound, will this come into play to drastically affect sound quality?
 

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I would say that 70% was about getting the drivers to ear height and the rest is resonance etc. Try it and see. If they sound good then start up a new business. If they sound **** then hey you gave it a go!
 
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I did build a pair this weekend and the outcome was really surprising.
I'm able to position them and the whole sound is less muddy; so I guess it was a good try.

Though, I can't be sure that my ears will be able to pick up all the subtle diferences compared to a good quality stand?
Maybe I'll buy a good set when I have a chance, but for the time being it's not bad at all.
Thanks.
 
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If you're able to fill them with (dry!) sand and haven't done so, that might help further as it will deaden the structure. If you can do a mix of lead shot and sand even better as the extra weight will help too.
 
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Sand from the early learning centre is good for filling stands as it has no lime. You can also get limeless sane from a builders merchant but you may have to dry it out before using it.
Also try making a wooden plinth for the stands to sit on. Light solid wood like oak is excellent. Try 20-25mm mdf first.
Brent
 

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