Isolation Booth FAQ
are the exterior Dimensions of the booth? 4ft X 4ft
x 7.2ft for the 4X4 and 4ft X 6ft x 7.2ft
this booth be made bigger or smaller using the same design?
This is a common question and the answer is yes, up
to 6ft X 6ft X 7.8ft.
I need tools? The bare minimum tools you will need for
this project are: Skillsaw, Power Drill, Dremmel as well
as a few bits and screws. If you do not have tools then
borrow or rent them or hire a contractor to help you. You
can also find cheap tools second hand.
How much are the materials going to cost me? This
varies because there are three build levels of this booth.
The plans are designed to build the professional booth.
Depending on your budget and personal preference, you can
leave out any feature in order to build a basic or advanced
booth with the option to upgrade later. The cost of the
basic and advanced booth is calculated with the purchase
of the foam and jacks from Dawbox. Foam and jack prices
will vary depending on where you purchase them from.
$300-$350 Includes: Painted exterior finish, internal
foam, and custom microphone and headphone jacks. Does not
include: window, plenum (intake/outake ventilation,) exterior
carpet, metal edging.
$425-$500 Includes: internal foam, plenum (intake/outake
ventilation.) Does not include: window, exterior carpet,
$650-$750- Includes:Internal Foam, window, exterior
carpet, plenum (intake/outake ventilation,) metal edging,
microphone and headphone jacks. These prices are based off
of following the plans and purchasing your materials from
Home Depot or Menards. Prices and materials may vary in
different parts of the world.
Does the materials list cover where to get my supplies?
All of the SKU's and prices have been updated for 2013.
long does it take to build?: If you follow the steps
in our plans once having all of the supplies needed, it
can be done in a weekend. The average build time is a weekend
or a few days.
am not that experienced with construction or tools is this
going to be possible? These plans are designed so that
anyone with basic building skills can build our design.
If you can record on a computer and navigate and operate
audio software you can learn to build a vocal booth. Many
clients have no prior experience and open up a whole new
universe of studio D.I.Y. for themselves.
the booth soundproof? No booth is 100% soundproof, but
this design will greatly or completely reduce all of the
bothersome noises which can interfere with your recordings.
You will not hear your neighbors and they will not hear
you. This booth is excellent for anyone that lives near
a highway, subway, or busy road.
there further steps to gain the maximum level of noise reduction
for my booth? Yes, and these tips are included in the
easy is it to take down and put back up once built? 15-20
minutes to take down and 15-20 minutes to put up.
studio is an a small space, will it fit through my doors
un-assembled? The plans are designed so that the un-assembled
panels fit through any standard door size and also standard
service elevator heights.
live outside the USA are these supplies available in my
country? Yes, these are all very basic and standard
supplies. You will be able to find them without a problem.
Where do I get my acoustic foam for the inside?:
have a booth or closet that I use already and I only need
ventilation? We also sell Ventilation