This is the "Master Links" thread. It will be edited and cleaned up periodically to keep everything in an easy-to-find order on one page. Many thanks to everyone who has contributed links and information! We appreciate your involvement and sharing of information.
Pedal Projects and Information:
AMZ pedal projects
PAiA DiY Kits
Ampage forum: http://music-electronics-forum.com/f48/ and http://music-electronics-forum.com/f14/
GrouyDiY (Recording DiY)
Dennis Havlena instrument building info
Paul Ruby's Amplifier Site
Guitartone DiY projects
Aron's Master Schematics: http://www.diystompboxes.com/pedals/schematics.html
Mods and Tutorials: http://www.dominocs.com/ToneWorks/shop.html#pedals
Effects Parts Suppliers:
Banzai Effects - Parts source in Europe
Stompbox Parts Supplier: www.fuzzboxworld.com
More parts retailers:
http://www.tubesandmore.com/ - Vacuum tubes
http://www.apexjr.com - Surplus electronics
http://www.angela.com/ - Vacuum tubes & amp parts
http://www.billfitzmaurice.com/ - Speaker Building
Stewart MacDonald tools and parts
Cheap wah pots, vactrols, and other goodies: http://www.bgmicro.com/
Some good surplus deals: http://www.goldmine-elec.com/
Odds and ends: http://www.debcoelectronics.com/
http://www.mimf.com - Instrument-making Forum
http://www.frets.com - Guitar repair how-to's.
http://www.lmii.com - Luthier's Mercantile
Here's one for you DIY refinishers: http://www.reranch.com
Experimental Musical Instruments
http://www.fuzzys.co.uk ( UK based parts supplier)
Misc. Pedal DIY:
True Bypass Wiring Diagram
Misc. Tips and Info
Books on Guitars & Effects
http://www.mitedu.freeserve.co.uk/Prac/symbol.htm Free symbols for schematic drawing
DigiTech Amp models and patches: http://tons-of-tone.tripod.com/
Some Ibanez Factory schematics
Craig Anderton's "10 Tips for Guitar MultiEffects"
Here are several reviews of guitar making books that should help anyone get started:
Make Your Own Guitar - Written by Melvyn Hiscock, this is the one to have if you're only going to purchase a single book on electric guitar building.
Build Your Own Electric Guitar: Custom Guitar Assembly Made Easy - this book is geared toward the kit builder and Warmoth guitar assembler.
Designing Tube Preamps for Guitar and Bass - comprehensive guide to the design of tube-based preamplifiers
Guitar Making: Tradition and Technology - Without a doubt the best book on acoustic guitar making on the market.
Woodworking with the Router - If you're building from scratch, you'll need to understand how to use a router effectively and safely. This book tells you all you need.
Video project for indepth relicing techniques for electric guitars: http://toneslinger.com/main/index.ph...id=80&Itemid=1
http://www.armstrongguitars.co.uk/forums ( UK luthier and pedal building forum)