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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 746 days ago 3705 reads 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

If you are a musician, you might consider making your own stompbox. They are very easy to make with whatever tools and wood you can find. Assembling the electrical parts is a snap and they only cost a few dollars. I had fun jazzing up my version with tambourine cymbals and a snare, but just a simple box works great.

What you will need is a Piezo Transducer (an electronic pickup). There are various types available in many places such as Amazon.com. If you want to buy one locally, here’s one you can get at Radio Shack:
http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2062402

You might want to look around for a bass pickup, which will give you a much deeper sound.

And you will need a 1/4” phone jack to hook the box to an amplifier. http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2103454

For a little more info on my stomp box, watch this follow-up video on my Vlog channel:
http://youtu.be/Sreg-NPuB1I



-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers. http://www.WoodworkingForMereMortals.com



8 comments so far

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Enoelf

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#1 posted 746 days ago

Another great video!
Thanks for sharing.
Well done.

-- Central Ohio, Still got 9 and 15/16 fingers!

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WoodJediNTraining

407 posts in 1296 days


#2 posted 746 days ago

Again you out did yourself Love the stomp box and the MULTI function use.. awesome!!

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi, http://www.asimpledesignofocala.com

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crashn

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#3 posted 746 days ago

That looks like the bamboo lumber you got a few months back. Any reason in particular you choose that? Great box by the way. You must like the new glue bot, you have used it in the last few videos.

-- Crashn - the only thing I make more of than sawdust is mistakes

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Stevinmarin

837 posts in 1678 days


#4 posted 746 days ago

I do like the glubot! But I still prefer my silicone brush for certain applications. I used the bamboo just because it was something other than pine that I had enough of!

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers. http://www.WoodworkingForMereMortals.com

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Dave

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#5 posted 746 days ago

Now that’s a loud project Steve. The duck tape had me rolling in the floor. Again funny! Keep them coming.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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albachippie

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#6 posted 746 days ago

Fantastic as usual!

Cheers Steve

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garry-Macdonald-Woodwork/425518554215355?ref=hl

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Ripthorn

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#7 posted 745 days ago

At first I thought this was going to be someone making a nice wood box for their fx circuits, which I have done before. Great idea, though I will never do it as it would keep the kids up at night (cue music from “Mama’s got a squeeze box”...)

-- Brian T. - Exact science is not an exact science

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Roger

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#8 posted 745 days ago

Jam on Steve, and jam on Steve Jr. ??

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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