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#2854734 - 05/11/17 06:41 AM How I built my Acoustic Gobos
Pablo C. Offline
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Registered: 10/25/14
Posts: 23
Loc: Mendoza, Argentina.
Hello everybody. This is my second post on the forum.
I've just finished a couple of gobos (instrument separators)and I wanted to share how I built them. (I don't know if this the right place to post this... )

Hope you like it!

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#2854737 - 05/11/17 06:50 AM Re: How I built my Acoustic Gobos [Re: Pablo C.]
Pablo C. Offline
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Registered: 10/25/14
Posts: 23
Loc: Mendoza, Argentina.
Materials (for two gobos):

- 15 mm MDF.
1200 mm x 960 mm (x2)
1200 mm x 213 mm (x4)
990 mm x 213 mm (x4)
This came all from a single board (1830 mm x 2750 mm).

- 50 mm rigid glass wool panels
1200 mm x 960 mm (x8)

- 32 L brackets

- polyester cloth (red and green)

- black paint

- a lot of small wood screws, and some medium wood screws

- rubber








Edited by Pablo C. (05/11/17 07:36 AM)

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#2854745 - 05/11/17 07:17 AM Re: How I built my Acoustic Gobos [Re: Pablo C.]
Pablo C. Offline
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Registered: 10/25/14
Posts: 23
Loc: Mendoza, Argentina.
I made a hole at each side that act as handles.
I also sealed them with a piece of thin wood, and also seal the big panel to the sides (to increase sound isolation).
















Edited by Pablo C. (05/11/17 07:36 AM)

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#2854747 - 05/11/17 07:19 AM Re: How I built my Acoustic Gobos [Re: Pablo C.]
Pablo C. Offline
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Registered: 10/25/14
Posts: 23
Loc: Mendoza, Argentina.
My painting skills are very limited...






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#2854751 - 05/11/17 07:28 AM Re: How I built my Acoustic Gobos [Re: Pablo C.]
Pablo C. Offline
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Registered: 10/25/14
Posts: 23
Loc: Mendoza, Argentina.
I made little pillows with the glass wool (two panels on each side, making a 100 mm porous absorbent in each side).






Then I placed thin wire to keep it in place.










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#2854752 - 05/11/17 07:29 AM Re: How I built my Acoustic Gobos [Re: Pablo C.]
Pablo C. Offline
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Registered: 10/25/14
Posts: 23
Loc: Mendoza, Argentina.
One of my lunchs:


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#2854754 - 05/11/17 07:32 AM Re: How I built my Acoustic Gobos [Re: Pablo C.]
Pablo C. Offline
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Registered: 10/25/14
Posts: 23
Loc: Mendoza, Argentina.
Finally I cut and stapled the cloth to the frames, and placed some rubber to protect the floors.



Edited by Pablo C. (05/11/17 07:37 AM)

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#2854755 - 05/11/17 07:34 AM Re: How I built my Acoustic Gobos [Re: Pablo C.]
Pablo C. Offline
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Registered: 10/25/14
Posts: 23
Loc: Mendoza, Argentina.
Voilá!



These things are very big and heavy... they have to be moved by two people. Perhaps some day I put wheels on them... I don't know yet.

Next time I will build some more, but smaller and stackable (these are stackable too, but not so easy to lift).

But they work great!

Regards,
Pablo


Edited by Pablo C. (05/11/17 07:41 AM)

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