Snap-in speaker grill pegs are commonly used by speaker manufacturers to securely attach the grill and frame to a speaker cabinet. Fitting these to a grill and speaker otherwise not equipped with these fasteners is not a complex task, and makes a grill attach in a flush, attractive manner. Using simple tools and fasteners available at electronics outlets and home improvement stores allows the speaker grill installation to proceed in a clean and professional-looking manner.
- Skill level:
- Moderately Easy
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Things you need
- 7/16 inch and 9/16 Forstner bits
- High-strength adhesive
- Measuring tape
Measure the distances from the edge of the speaker cabinet and grill to ensure the two will line up accurately when attached. Mark these locations with a pencil.
Drill 1/2 inch deep into the speaker cabinet at the marked locations, using the drill and 9/16-inch Forstner bit. Blow out residual sawdust.
Apply a thin layer of adhesive to the ribbed peg and inside the bored hole on the cabinet. Insert the sockets into the holes, tapping lightly with a hammer if needed.
Repeat the process to install the pegs into the marked locations on the grills, using the 7/16-inch bit. Use caution when tapping in the pegs to avoid bending the neck of the peg.
Allow the adhesive to dry on the cabinets and grills. Press the two components together to mate the grill to the speaker.
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