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Entry Level Subwoofer Build - Making the Sub Box!

Car Audio Speakers, Subwoofers and Amplifiers range from Entry Level to High End, but with the advancements in subwoofer and amplifier design, how good of performance can we achieve with gear on the entry level side of the scale from a reputable manufacturer? In this build we find out! We kick things off with building this custom ported subwoofer enclosure for our subwoofer, the JL Audio 12W1v3-2. Let's build the box, wrap it with carpet and vinyl, test the bass and plan our next steps!

A special thank to JL Audio for providing the gear for this project!

🔨 Recommended Tools and Materials:

✔️ Custom Subwoofer Box Design Blueprints:

✔️ Templates & Router Bits:

✔️ Wood Glue -

✔️ Brad Nailer -

✔️ Flexible Air Hose -

✔️ Upholstery Adhesive -

✔️ Olfa Knife -

✔️Trunk Liner Carpet -

✔️ Upholstery Vinyl -

✔️ Speaker Terminal Male -

✔️ Speaker Terminal Female -

✔️ Large Cable Stipper -

✔️ Small Cable Stripper -

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