How to make $40 DIY soundproof headphones
To add a little music to his wood shop, Anderson considered buying a set of protective MP3-compatible headphones before committing to make a better pair himself...for less than $40.
Amateur tinkerer Ian Anderson works in a wood shop and wears earphones to protect himself against a constant exposure to loud noises. To add a little music to his day, Anderson considered buying a set of noise-canceling headphones before committing to make a better pair himself.
Anderson started with a pair of
He embedded the KSC75s into a pair of Peltor 105 Professional Noise Cancelling Earmuffs using the tools in his garage and came up with a 3.5mm-compatible stereo surround headphone that also drowns out the loudness in the shop.
And with a combined cost of $40 for both headphones ($20 each), the DIY project ended up being less than even the cheapest set of WorkTunes cans.