X-Carve CNC Project Make a Passive Amplifier for your iPhone

X-Carve CNC Project | Make a Passive Amplifier for your Phone

CNC project making a passive amplifier for your phone that actually works with an X-Carve CNC machine from Inventables

Learn how to use Inventables easel.com software to make this simple passive amplifier for your phone with a CNC machine.

You can find links to the free plans here https://www.inventables.com/projects/make-a-passive-amplifier-for-your-iphone

For all my Free easel.com projects you can follow this link and open any of them straight in easel and start carving. https://www.inventables.com/users/warren-downes

This simple project amplifies the sound my reflecting it into a cone that has been carved out by the X-Carve CNC machine

easel cnc software

easel.com CNC software for X Carve screenshot showing live view

Step 1: Using Inventables easel.com CNC software you can quickly combine circles of various sizes and depths to make the cone to amplify the sound using the align tools.


X Carve clamping project

Clamping down the passive phone amplifier

Step 2: Clamp the project to the X-Carve cnc machine, you can follow this link for the free plans in easel you can use on your X-Carve to cut them out.


X Carve carving Phone amplifier

X Carve CNC carving passive Phone amplifier

Step 3: Press Carve in easel and let the machine work its magic and carve out the cone and phone holder.


Apply Danish oil finish

Apply Danish oil finish to Passive Phone amplifier woodworking project

Step 4: Sand the project and then apply some Danish oil with a rag, Danish oil gives a nice close to the wood feel. Danish oil is a mix of tung oils and varnish. I also used a Veritas block plane on the edges to soften them


Step 5: Put your phone in and listen to some sweet tunes.

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