I have a really nice Drew Estate Undercrown box for my next build. The lid is 7/16" thick which is considerably thicker than the usual box lid. Will this additional thickness adversely affect the…Continue
"Thanks Rusty Pup that's great feedback to consider. I'm not really sure of the species of the wood, but overall the box is well made and fairly substantial especially after it's all glued together. I'll be using a piezo…"
"Nice! it's gonna be on da warm/bassy side, which is not a bad thing. no matter how thick your lid is it's still going to resonate the vibrations that your bridge is going to produce,it just won't be as bright as a standard box.try it,…"
"I had to look up the box online, and it is a nice one. That lid is pretty thick, alright. Do you happen to know what species of wood it is? No matter what kind it is, it should be thinned down if you want acoustic volume out of it. If you…"
"Some people use the bottom of those Undercrown boxes with success. I like the Undercrown Gordito boxes and the lid IS thick but I cut a big rectangle hole in it and cover it with a license plate.
Routing the middle of the lid would eliminate having…"
I have a really nice Drew Estate Undercrown box for my next build. The lid is 7/16" thick which is considerably thicker than the usual box lid. Will this additional thickness adversely affect the sound?I have thought about routing out the bottom of the lid, coming in about 1/4" on all sides to bring down the thickness to approx 1/4".Any thoughts or ideas are much appreciated.ThanksSee More