DIY Bluetooth Speaker Kit
Looking for something to make that isn’t a toy? Our Bluetooth Speaker kit enables teens and adults to make their own quality wooden lasercut Bluetooth Speaker. This kit is good for people who want to start electronics as a hobby and would like early success, or for those who know what they need but don’t have time to source the components themselves (we’ve sourced quality components on your behalf). We provide full instructions in our YouTube videos.
* Due to the costs and handmade nature of this product we only stock it in units of 10 at a time so it’s a good idea to order ahead of time.
Many teens and adults find they want to start making things but aren’t always sure how. Our Bluetooth Speaker kit enables them to make a quality “Industrial look” Bluetooth Speaker they’ll be proud to own and use. There is no soldering required for this project. We provide full instructions in our YouTube videos.
“Once they had completed the speaker successfully, they had a sparkle in their eyes and said: “Sir, can we take it home we want to show it to our mum?” They further commented: “It really sounds good; the bass is excellent for such a small speaker! The two proud brothers (age 13 and 14 years) left with the Bluetooth Speaker carefully wrapped in their school bag. Success!”
(Huntly College Highschool Teacher, Feb 2020)
“My dad bought it for me at the Ponsonby (General Collective Market) at Christmass and gave it to me (12 years old). Me and my sister (14 years old) spent a 2 Sundays putting it together and painting it. It was very exciting when I got my phone out to connect and it actually worked! It was so much fun and dad said if you have other things like this, he would like to buy them for us to try. I’m going to do more decorations after the paint drys!”
(Elaine, Age 12, April 2020)
What’s in the kit:
- Eco-ply lasercut wood to make the speaker box and battery compartment dimensions: W6.5cm x H20cm x D8cm.
- Silicone USB charging cable.
- 2 speaker drivers 4ohm, 10 watt pre-soldered with wires and plugs.
- 1 Bluetooth amp which will connect with your smartphone/digital smart device.
- Wires, screws, springs, rubberbands.
- Decorate, stain, varnish or leave it plain.
We provide all the laser-cut wood pieces to make a compact smooth looking box (W6.5cm x H20cm x D8cm) and all the electronics you need. Once made, this speaker connects quickly with your digital device, will put itself on power save if it is left on for long periods and gives a quality sound across the range. We provide a USB charging cable so you can charge it (only if you use rechargeable batteries).
You can customise it with your own paints or pens – or leave it plain. Read this article by Stefan to see the thinking process/challenges we had to overcome to put this kit together.
*Not included: batteries, glue, screwdriver.