Published on June 8th, 2010 | by Jules Yap


Small Lack media furniture with speaker camouflage

Materials: Lack bedside table, some 15x15mm wood, speaker cloth, four small cabinet door magnets

1) Make a wooden frame to match the inner measurements of the Lack bedside table.

2) Measure out and add the magnets.

3) Stretch speaker cloth over the frame.

4) Done.

~ Torbjørn Vatn, Oslo, Norway

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16 Responses to Small Lack media furniture with speaker camouflage

  1. Torbjørn says:

    Sorry for the late response, I wasn’t aware that my hack had been posted.

    To answer some of your questions:

    - Yes, the remote works through the cloth.
    - The speaker cloth was bought in a Norwegian web shop, but I’m sure that you can find it on Amazon as well.
    - I’m not trying to hide the Tivoli and Mac Mini from view, but from my curious 1 year old daughter :)
    - I belive the white Samsung TV is discontinued, sadly.


  2. Anonymous says:

    is it safe for that tv to be on such a narrow stand?

    several amazon sellers sell speaker cloth.

  3. Anonymous says:

    not lack table but corres bedside table that got discontinued years ago.

  4. Anonymous says:

    so where can i find speaker cloth?

  5. Dan T. says:

    You’d improve your stereo imaging a bit if you relocated the Mini to the bottom shelf and the right speaker to the top shelf.

  6. Anonymous says:

    I love it. I’d like to do this with the plethora of computer equipment we have. Pop all the boxes in a vertical expedit unit, and cover with speaker cloth.
    Cheers, JD

  7. Anonymous says:

    Where do you get white Samsung TVs of that size?

  8. Anonymous says:

    It’s funny that his speaker doesn’t have a cover…

  9. Anonymous says:

    Awsome! now, where do you get the speaker cloth?

  10. Anonymous says:

    Simple and beautiful. I have been designing an entertainment system rack but I hadn’t figured out what fabric to use and how to attached the frame. You solved it all for me.

    Well done.

  11. Anonymous says:

    YES IT WORKS….jeez

  12. Anonymous says:

    speaker cloth + remotes = work?

  13. Rich - Newton, NJ says:

    Does the remote control Infrared signal penetrate the speaker cloth?

  14. Anonymous says:

    How does your IR remote work through the cloth?

  15. Anonymous says:

    Do remotes work through speaker cloth?

  16. Anonymous says:

    Why would you cover a Tivoli Radio and a Mac mini?

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