08-29-2006 03:43 PM - edited 04-13-2013 05:35 AM
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.htm
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&Itemi
http://www.armstrongguitars.co.uk/forums ( UK luthier and pedal building forum)
En Español (in Spanish)
Tech portal (electronical projects, diagrams etc): http://www.pablin.com.ar/
Stomp boxes, mod & design: http://www.pisotones.com/pisotones.html
Extensive luthiers, diy repair, guitar bass amps, forums http://foros.guitarramania.com/index.php
More electronical: http://www.dudaelectronica.com/
Misc. Amps & Pro Audio DIY:
http://ken-gilbert.com/: follow the "tube stuff" section on the sidebar.
Amp Kits - http://www.dockeryamps.com/
GuitarNuts - Lots of useful guitar wiring tips, tips for amp design etc.
Free eBook: Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, based on material originally written by T.R. Kuphaldt and various co-authors - http://www.vias.org/feee/index.html
Mad Amp: amp kits
Guytronix Amp Kits
A collection of Tube Amp books
Pro Audio Kits and Schematics: Seventh Circle Audio
Instruction manual for pickup winding for sale: http://pickupwinder.com
Ten Resources for the Guitar Builder.
For DIY synth, check out http://www.musicfromouterspace.com. It has lot's of cool DIY analogue synth stuff.
I would recommend http://colomar.com/Shavano/construction.html for all around DIY including cabinets, cables, impedance calculator, amp, mixing, recording, etc.
http://grizzly.com/ They have everyhting you need to build a guitar from scratch, finish it, gig bag to put it in, amps and books and tapes to learn how to play. But their main sales thrust is tools.
Noise canceling headphones http://www.headwize.com/projects/noise_prj.htm
More Pro Audio Projects: DIY Central
The Gear Page forum
http://www.projectguitar.com - guitar building
http://www.thebrassnut.com - UK based luthier supply company stocking tools, parts and wood. Ebony and rosewood fretboards.
Big Blocks, Stainless Hardware, Titanium Parts, Instructional Videos, Etc. Visit: www.FloydUpgrades.com
Diy Electronic Drums http://www.edrums.info
DIY Synth repair: http://www.dancetech.com/aa_dt_new/a...adid=97&lan
http://www.mimf.com - Good forum, offer online classes that are very high quality.
http://www.frets.com - Guitar Repair Superhero how-to's. Very nice guy, good about answering questions.
http://www.lmii.com - Luthier's Mercantile: Kind of an upscale Stew Mac. Great wood selection. Their "catalog" is a great how-to book in and of itself, buy it for $20 and keep it forever. They just release new price lists every year. [/QUOTE]
E-bay can be a great resource, old transistors, pots, and other cool bits. Sometimes the costs are more than from other suppliers, sometimes not, you have to watch what you are bidding on. And never forget http://www.arrl.org , check the link for hamfests. These are used electronics fleamarkets. Often you can get the greatest scores at these.
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