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Project by bigred18 posted 736 days ago 784 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is the amp that my family and I gave mi little brother last Christmas and I had the the privilege to build the box for it .
i used walnut laminated on maple for the top and sides ( i was hoping to router a design through the walnut but do to a malfunction with my planer i was unable to do that) , maple for the bottom and walnut burl vainer glued on a plywood front





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Brett StClair

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#1 posted 736 days ago

Very nice work.
Is it safe to assume that all of the electronics came from an existing amp that you re-skinned with the woodwork?
I’m curious because I have an acoustic / electric guitar that I would love to plug in but I don’t have an amp. This inspires me to go find a fixer-upper amp and do what you did here.

-- "Make things as simple as possible... but not any simpler." - Albert Einstein

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bigred18

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#2 posted 736 days ago

thanks DustMaster
no i did not take the parts from an existing amp, my brother actually bought a kit and put the whole thing together him self, but I am sure that would work to.

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drbyte

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#3 posted 736 days ago

Lookin’ great and ready to jam!!! Love the ‘chicken head knobs’ and the walnut burl!!!

-- Dennis, WV

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#4 posted 734 days ago

Nice project! I’ve always wanted to build my own amp but haven’t found the time – yet.

-- You have not really lived until you do something for someone who can never repay you.

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