Custom PCB’s with UVLED’s

Custom PCB’s with UVLED’s

Well I finally got fed up with ironing on PCB transfers and how crap the turn out. A bunch of eBay orders accumulated over a few years and i’m putting together a UV LED exposure box! I had seen a few of these online but no full instructions to do one. I wanted a...

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How to make a Spiderman Toolbox

How to make a Spiderman Toolbox

With the state of my little workstation I was in dire need of an all-in-one self contained storage unit. Everything at the stores was not the right fit or very expensive. The Planning A bit of doodling on a bit of paper and I figured out a way to get all the bits I...

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Road to the Ultimate Fuzz Tone

Road to the Ultimate Fuzz Tone

A long time ago I purchased a literal crap load of Russian and German Germanium transistors with the intention of build the ultimate fuzz pedal. The most elusive of all the pedals, they never sound like Andy from ProGuitarShop. The stash of Germanium's The fuzz...

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Repairing a 1980’s Tarini Road Bike

Repairing a 1980’s Tarini Road Bike

Just a small project this time. Picked up a $90 road bike off trademe. She needed a bit of TLC, all the bearings were shot, the bar tape was brittle and the tyres were perished. But $50 later and its back to its 1980’s glory. Before [ngg src="galleries" ids="49"...

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Vintage Record Holders

Vintage Record Holders

Seems all my projects are music related. After the dumping of some great records on my desk from a friends mother I very soon ran out of ways to store them, even with my new alphabetical dividers it was getting annoying to sort through them. [ngg src="galleries"...

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Cleaning up a Marshall JTM60

Cleaning up a Marshall JTM60

A nice quick fix and flick project. A very cheap find on Trademe was the JTM60 3 x 10. Very similar to the 1990’s JTM30, it was loud and the reverb was horrible. I didn’t end up taking many photos of this build but essentially I brought the amp faulty with the idea...

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The Most 1980’s JCM800 ever

The Most 1980’s JCM800 ever

I always wanted a big Marshall but could never find the one I liked. Then I discovered Ceriatone. They had a hand wired JCM800 dual volume schematic for a hand wired amp. After doing the math and finding some bargain deals the project was a go! Finding a speaker cab...

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Restoring a Jansen Bassman 50 to its former glory

Restoring a Jansen Bassman 50 to its former glory

Yet another amp project build. This time it started with dad being given a bunch of old Jansen amps from old trades at the Rockshop. Included in the stash was a 1975 Jansen Bassman 50. The old girl was looking a bit sad It was clear that this amp was in a bit of a sad...

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