Flickr Finds: Concrete Speaker Stand

Flickr Finds: Concrete Speaker Stand

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Sonia Zjawinski
Feb 18, 2009

It's incredibly hard to find good looking speaker stands these days. Most store bought stands look like, well, clunky speaker stands that make your home look like a Best Buy display.

We've found that in general, the best designs tend to be DIY. That includes this concrete tripod by Flickr user voxphoto...

A few years ago voxphoto thought, "I'll just make a mold, and cast a heavy concrete tripod, then screw the speakers to that." He made the mold out of melamine-covered particle board. He then poured the sackcrete concrete into the mold, waited for them to harden, and then cracked the mold off. The finished stands are roughly 80 lbs. each, so its unlikely his speakers are going anywhere fast.

photo: voxphoto

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