Extend Your Wireless Network with a DIY 2.4 GHZ WiFi Cantenna

Drill, then use a reamer to enlarge the hole so that the N connector will properly seat on the surface.

Build a DIY Cantenna to extend a Wifi Signal

Using a Reamer

Remove all of the burrs as a result of the reamer.

Build a Wifi Cantenna to extend the range of a Wifi network

Remove all of the burrs as a result of the reamer.

Drill 4 holes for mounting the N connector. I placed the heads of the screws in from the inside with washers.

Build a Wifi cantenna to extend the range of a Wireless network

Measure a piece of scrap wire 1.25 inches, and cut it to length. This wire is a measuring guide that is to be used in the next step to cut the actual antenna element.

Build Wifi cantenna to extend the range

Build Wifi cantenna to extend the range