Want to make your home studio sound better? Sound absorption panels can make a HUGE difference if done right. This posts focuses on treating your studio by making your own DIY Sound Absorption Panels.

I’ll post another video on installing sound panels, how many, where, etc. And give you a listen to the BEFORE and AFTER sound within the studio.

Also look for a different post on making your own Bass Traps.

DIY Sound Absorption Panel Materials


Sides (purchased pre-cut from Lowes):Sound Absorption Panel Material

  • 1/2″ thick Pine or Poplar boards
  • 48″ long
  • 3 1/2″ wide


  • 1/2″ thick boards
  • 36″ long (purchased pre-cut) but cut to 25″ long
  • 3 1/2″ wide


  • 1 1/2″ wide
  • 3/4″ or 1″ deep
  • 10′ long – cut in thirds


Roxul Rockboard Sound Panels

Roxul Rockboard 60

Roxul “Rockboard 60″ 48″ tall x 24″ wide and 2” deep

Coverage Material

Purchased 60″ x 40″ (or so) black “Broadcloth” from Hobby Lobby

Less than $4.00 / yard MINUS the 40% coupon you can print online here

Sound Absorption Panel Material

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Sound Absorption Panels