Acoustic Panels

6 Materials
$100
4 Hours
Easy

If you have a room where you just can’t control the sound. Acoustic panels just may be your answer.
acoustic panels
I did a little research on acoustic tile and panels via the Internet. It seems to be very popular project. I needed 6 panels.
acoustic panels
The rock wall panels are 2’ x 4’ by approximately 3 inches deep. At the home improvement store I purchased molding trim of the appropriate size in the The rock wall panels are 2‘ x 4‘ by approximately 3 inches deep. At the home-improvement store I purchased molding trim of the appropriate size, Cut the trim to make a 2 x 4‘ box. Then glued and nailed together and added scrap for support. I then covered each rock wool panel with jute fabric, by spray gluing the edges and stretching the fabric over the wool.
acoustic panels, Fold the edges like a present
Fold the edges like a present
Made my measurements where I wanted on the wall. Took a piece of wood 18 inches long and cut a 45° angle on one long End. I drill two holes in this piece of wood at 16 inches on center to make sure I was going to attach to studs.
acoustic panels, French cleat
French cleat
After securing the frame to the wall. I pressed the covered rock wall panel into place. Viola!
acoustic panels

Suggested materials:

  • Rock wool panels  (Home improvement store)
  • Trim molding  (Home improvement)
  • Spray adhesive  (Home improvement)
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2 comments
  • Wendy
    Yesterday

    No way, this is brilliant!

    • Chris Gignac
      An hour ago

      It’s really quite amazing how this project helped control the echo in this room. Picking a neutral colored jute, the panels balance that large wall, without putting a bunch of color on it.

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