Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Remodeling

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 11-18-2012, 04:10 PM   #16
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 535
Rewards Points: 536
Default

Notch 2x4 Behind Drywall - Best Tool?


Quote:
Originally Posted by tev9999 View Post
I can't angle the screws without some major damage to the speaker housing, but I can put a furring strip in the back of the cavity. Removing the wings and using longer screws will allow me to grab the furring strips. Thanks for the idea.

The furring strips will probably get the job done, but you would be surprised at how well angling the screws will work. Use the same thin screws and there will be no damage to the speaker housing. I've done this on multiple installs where there was just no room for the dogs...


If you're going to use furring strips you'll need to cut the dog enclosures off the back of the speaker housing so the furring strips will be close enough for the original screw to reach...



Either way, it sounds like you now have the solution in hand...

ktkelly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2012, 05:39 PM   #17
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 100
Rewards Points: 77
Default

Notch 2x4 Behind Drywall - Best Tool?


Speaker is in and I didn't think to get a picture before I screwed it down. Rebuilding the wall would have been massive overkill for a $20 speaker.

Furring strips worked great. I just put a 1x3s top and bottom in the back of the opening. I did have to cut off the six screw channels on the back of the speaker, but it is not like anyone is ever going to see it.

tev9999 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Is tape necessary to repair holes in drywall (in garage)? Scotch99 Drywall & Plaster 4 08-22-2011 01:08 PM
Drywall ceiling above bathtub/shower larabiec Drywall & Plaster 3 06-26-2011 01:23 PM
Clamping tool or Oscilating tool for a DIY'r-you can only pick one which would it be? whataboutj Tools 12 11-29-2010 07:12 AM
Problem Patching Large Drywall Hole FuLLTiLT Drywall & Plaster 5 11-21-2009 09:42 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.