How-To: Cheap Acoustic Panels; Acoustical Engineer Approved

If you’re looking for a way to add sound-deadening panels to your home theater on the cheap, this DIY guide written by an Acoustical Engineer will help you fix up your space without breaking the bank.

Eric Wolfram’s guide over at AcousticsFREQ details the why and where of panel deployment, how to pick the right core and cover material for your panels, and walks you through constructing the actual panels. It’s an interesting read, thanks to Eric’s in-depth knowledge of the subject, even if you’re not planning on rushing out to build the panels this weekend. Hit up the link below for the full guide.

How to Build Your Own Acoustic Panels [AcousticsFREQ via Make]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.