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Fatpants
19 Jan 2013

A Different Kind of Design

Friend and prolific pedal builder, Scott of Mezei Tone, once warned me about the overwhelming addiction that comes with building your first guitar pedal. What started as a simple DIY Tube Screamer project has exploded into 22 hand built guitar pedals of all shapes, colors, textiles and functions with plenty more on the way. I can’t say I wasn’t warned.

I can’t say I wasn’t warned.

The creative process and tangible outcomes are what keep me hunched over my workbench. Fine tuning the signal path of a guitar to create beautiful, sometimes raunchy, sometimes reckless, sounds is an exciting experience. Different finishing techniques for the enclosures complete the personality of each build.
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27 Feb 2012

Projections of the Future

I’ve recently become infatuated with the art of projection mapping. After witnessing amazing installations bring buildings to rubble or 3d objects to life, I had to know how it was achieved. My obsessive nature got the best of me, I had to give it a try.

I seem to be easily distracted by shiny objects.

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Hand Wired Tone
27 Mar 2011

Hand Wired Tone

I’ve always been known to be a bit of a tinkerer. If you were to ask my father, some of his “fondest” memories would be of me taking his electronics apart. Of course then, I didn’t know how to put it all back together.

Fast forward to today. Modifying guitars and building small audio electronics has become a hobby of mine. I’m constantly searching for a unique, authentic sound crafted by my own hands. Naturally I was curious about building my own guitar processing pedals, that’s when I learned about General Guitar Gadgets pedal kits.

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