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Back to the wall. Ideas on wall-mounting of loudspeakers and audio components.
AUDIO AMATEUR 1/1974 [Oct 1974] (v.5#1) pg. 16

Tip on using brass automotive engine-block freeze plugs as expensive-looking feet for loudspeakers, audio equipment, furniture, etc.
AUDIO ELECTRONICS 1/1997 [Feb 1997] (v.28#1) pg. 40

Higher fidelilty. Improve the sound from floor speakers by adding a tilted base which directs the sound upward rather than straight across the floor.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Sep 2002 (v.25#10) pg. 56

How to improve the sound coming from stereo speakers by setting them on cork-lined stands.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #678 Oct 1984 (v.80) pg. 144

Simple "T"-shaped stand to support a loudspeakers against a wall.
SPEAKER BUILDER 1/1980 [Feb 1980] (v.1#1) pg. 35

Tip on using closed cell foam kickboards for speaker/floor isolation and blackboard eraser felt for diffraction control.
SPEAKER BUILDER 1/1981 [Mar 1981] (v.2#1) pg. 26

Sand stands. How to construct rigid, damped pedestal-style speaker stands where the pedestal is filled with sand.
SPEAKER BUILDER 1/1986 [Apr 1986] (v.7#1) pg. 18

Tip on using threaded spikes and threaded inserts to add "spiked" feet to loudspeaker enclosures.
SPEAKER BUILDER 1/1986 [Apr 1986] (v.7#1) pg. 38

Make your own speaker spikes from T-nuts and threaded rod.
SPEAKER BUILDER 2/1987 [May 1987] (v.8#2) pg. 60

Basic speaker stands. How to determine the correct height and build simple wooden stands to raise speakers above floor level.
SPEAKER BUILDER 3/1987 [Aug 1987] (v.8#3) pg. 28

Loudspeaker tune up. Tips on wiring, crossover, speaker stand, etc.
SPEAKER BUILDER 2/1988 [Apr 1988] (v.9#2) pg. 29

Tip on improving the contact between loudspeaker spikes (feet) and the floor underneath a carpet. Tip on adding weight to loudspeaker bases to improve rigidity.
SPEAKER BUILDER 3/1988 [May 1988] (v.9#3) pg. 47

Simple speaker stand for a carpeted room is made from birch plywood equipped with four spiked feet made from carriage bolts.
SPEAKER BUILDER 1/1989 [Jan 1989] (v.10#1) pg. 50

Home-built spikes (feet) are made from steel plate, machine screws, bolts and nuts. They do not require any attachment to the loudspeaker enclosure.
SPEAKER BUILDER 2/1989 [Mar 1989] (v.10#2) pg. 44

Simple mounting device secures a smaller speaker to the top of a larger bass cabinet to prevent the top speaker from being knocked off.
SPEAKER BUILDER 4/1989 [Jul 1989] (v.10#4) pg. 58

Providing a firm foundation for the spiked feet on loudspeaker stands which are used in carpeted rooms.
SPEAKER BUILDER 2/1990 [Apr 1990] (v.11#2) pg. 51

Tips on using cone-shaped "tiptoes" to support loudspeaker enclosures, especially on carpeting.
SPEAKER BUILDER 5/1990 [Sep 1990] (v.11#5) pg. 77

How to convert ordinary closet bolts into speaker spikes.
SPEAKER BUILDER 3/1991 [Jun 1991] (v.12#3) pg. 68

Inexpensive, rigid, and low mass loudspeaker stands are built from hollow columns and threaded steel rods.
SPEAKER BUILDER 5/1991 [Oct 1991] (v.12#5) pg. 60

Stable satellite swivels. How to securely mount satellite speakers on top of a floor-standing bass module, but still allow them to be pivoted.
SPEAKER BUILDER 2/1992 [Apr 1992] (v.13#2) pg. 14
Correction SPEAKER BUILDER 4/1992 [Jul 1992] (v.13#4) pg. 72

Spiked speaker foot tips. (1) Make from a screw thread insert and matching bolt. (2) Use a snowmobile spike.
SPEAKER BUILDER 2/1992 [Apr 1992] (v.13#2) pg. 34

Building a high-performance loudspeaker stand. The main support is a 2" iron pipe filled with sand.
SPEAKER BUILDER 4/1992 [Jul 1992] (v.13#4) pg. 50

Four-poster speaker stands. Simple stand for a "bookshelf" loudspeaker consists of one, two, three or four PVC legs filled with sand and attached to a base and top using long threaded rods.
SPEAKER BUILDER 5/1995 [Jul 1995] (v.16#5) pg. 24

Satellite speaker stands. Vertically-adjustable floor stand for holding small loudspeakers consists of a base, pole, and adjustable platform (clamp) for holding the speaker.
SPEAKER BUILDER 1/1996 [Feb 1996] (v.17#1) pg. 38

Stands for larger speakers are made from large cardboard tubes capped with wood and filled with sand.
SPEAKER BUILDER 2/1996 [Apr 1996] (v.17#2) pg. 34

Tips on making loudspeaker spikes to penetrate carpeting and raise enclosure above the surface.
SPEAKER BUILDER 1/1997 [Feb 1997] (v.18#1) pg. 53

Improving the sound from an audio system. (1) Delivering good clean AC power. (2) Using speaker stands. (3) Installing good speaker cables.
SPEAKER BUILDER 5/1999 [Aug 1999] (v.20#5) pg. 60