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Project by houseofwiens posted 12-03-2009 01:07 AM 2998 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, my brother has been playing around with DIY effects pedals for his guitar and he asked me to build him a couple boxes that he could put the electronic “guts” in. The base is cherry, veneers are quilted mahogany & rosewood, the binding african blackwood with maple purfling and the back cover is aluminum that I sprayed with black appliance epoxy. The knobs are african blackwood as well with a pearl dot. I finished them with urethane and sanded/buffed them out.

-- Aaron Wiens, Mohawk Dog Studio





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SNSpencer

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#1 posted 12-03-2009 02:45 AM

Excuse the pun bot these boxes “Rock”! Excellent glossy finish.

-- Jef Spencer - Refined Pallet - http://www.etsy.com/shop/RefinedPallet

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zlatanv

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#2 posted 12-03-2009 03:18 AM

They look really nice! love the edges.

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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TungOilTim

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#3 posted 12-03-2009 06:11 AM

Man, I sure wouldn’t ever want to step on those!

-- Tim, Plant City FL

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CJay

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#4 posted 12-03-2009 02:33 PM

Beautiful. Though i agree i’d be too scared to ever use my foot on them.

-- Chris Boreham, Oxfordshire, UK - http://www.chrisboreham.co.uk - http://throughwoodeneyes.tumblr.com/

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WillInTheMill

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#5 posted 12-03-2009 03:12 PM

Beautiful craftsmanship and photography! As a guitarist I wonder, what effects are they? Does he plan to label them or leave them alone (since he obviously knows what they are).

-- Will, Tampa, FL

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DannyBoy

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#6 posted 12-03-2009 04:56 PM

Very classy. I can imagine some guitar great out there seeing these and drooling over them as much as we are.

-- He said wood...http://hickbyassociation.blogspot.com/

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rcflyer23

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#7 posted 12-05-2009 06:24 AM

Awesome Effects pedal. Do you know what DIY kit he was using. I am thinking of doing the same type of thing.

-- Kevin, Davidson, NC

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houseofwiens

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#8 posted 12-05-2009 08:40 AM

Thank you all very much, these were fun to build. I’m not sure exactly where the parts were from, he pieced them together from schematics.

-- Aaron Wiens, Mohawk Dog Studio

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Woodwrecker

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#9 posted 07-18-2010 10:52 PM

If Eric Clapton sees this post somehow, he’ll beg you to make him some !!!

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