Jerry Can Speakers

By 26th January 2012 January 7th, 2016 Project Archive
Industrial Product Design Project

Jerry Can Speaker project re-purposing and transforming a functional and iconic artefact into a new contextual use.

The speakers sound remarkably good and look very nice with projector screen setups.

Based on an ‘Upcycling & DIY’ project by industrial designer Samuel Bernier in Canada.

Jerry Can Speakers

Jerry Can Speakers

Jerry Can Speakers

Jerry Can Speakers

Jerry Can Speakers


  • 2 x 6.5″ 55W shielded bass/mid woofers
  • 2 x 25W dome tweeters
  • 2 x 22l plastic Jerry Cans for petrol/diesel
  • 2-way push release speaker terminals
  • Filled with polyester padding to reduce vibrations
  • Requires a separate power amplifier


Commission a pair of Jerry Can Speakers for yourself!

Built to order:

If you would like to buy a pair of Jerry Can Speakers similar these, get in touch here to have a chat about getting a bespoke pair made just for you. (Speakers can also be made out of 15l Jerry Cans, rather than the 22l ones shown).

Mike Pinder

About Mike Pinder

Mike Pinder is a Senior Innovation Consultant at Board of Innovation, helping global Fortune 500 to innovate like startups from innovation strategy to design thinking, lean startup and business model innovation to create intrapreneurial troublemakers. With 10+ years’ experience guiding executives and project teams, cross-industry in B2B/B2C for clients like GE, ABinBev, ZF, Logitech, ING, Bpost. His research interests center around external hacker innovation communities and their role on design trajectories within large corporates.

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If you’re interested in talking to me about a project, potential role, a speaking opportunity or booking. it would be great to hear from you.