About 2 years ago a friend of mine gave me his old keyboard. He is a fantastic player and had long left this guy behind. This was his first real instrument which he bought new back in the early nineties; a Korg 01/WFd.
So in the previous installment of building my amp kit – Amp Build – Part 2 – we had the turret board populated with components and wires soldered, ready to bolt into the chassis which had the switches, jacks and potentiometers and what-not bolted on from part 1.
The work to do now is connect the wires from the turret board to the volume, tone, power switches, transformers, valves etc… Continue reading “Amp Build – Part 3”
For my birthday my wife bought me a bass! The cool thing is that it comes in a DIY kit, not ready built. The hardest things are done for you already like the routing of the body, the neck is already built, the holes are drilled, even the tone controls are soldered together on the scratch plate… The things left to do are to cut the headstock to shape, drill holes for the small screws for the tuners, sand and finish the body, solder the pickups and the ground wire to the tone controls, then screw everything together. Continue reading “Bass Bausatz”
I have always been a FOSS/Linux/Community Dev fan but never got into anything much in the creative space using Linux as a platform until recently.
Next up is the circuit board, something I had been looking forward to for a long time: Soldering all those cool components onto a real turret board (hand-made style) and setting them out in optimal position. Continue reading “Amp Build – Part 2”