Author Archives: ewashent

Fly Tying Workstation

Here is an awesome way to re-purpose  antique furniture and get an awesome Fly Tying Workstation in the process. We had an old Singer sewing machine and stand sitting in a corner of the house as a decoration and over the … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

I would just like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and all the best over this holiday season. I am sorry that there hasn’t been much activity on the site recently and I plan to remedy that very soon. … Continue reading

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Footnote

The other day I was looking through the surplus section of a local hardware store and couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw these Footnote amplifier board assemblies. I figured at the very least I could part them out for … Continue reading

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Acid Amp 2

Well I finally got a chance to finish wiring the Acid Amp build. It turned out great and sounds amazing. With these amps, I like the fact that they can be sitting on your coffee table or bar top and … Continue reading

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Flor Fina Amp 4

Here she is in all her glory. I have been test driving it with several of my cigar box guitars and the sound is so amazing that I think I just might have to keep this one for myself.

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Flor Fina Amp 3

Next I made the insert that will hold the speaker and the controls. This was from some Birch panelling I had lying around. Here is a shot before I solder everything together. Here is a shot of the speaker installed … Continue reading

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Flor Fina Amp 2

I felt this cigar box was just to beautiful to cut speaker holes in and wanted to keep its original parlour look, so I knew I needed to mount everything inside. So my first order of business was to figure … Continue reading

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Flor Fina Amp

I came across a really nice cigar box that was just to small to turn into a guitar, so it made perfect sense to create a Flor Fina Amp build. Not only is the outside nice looking the inside is … Continue reading

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Acid Amp

“Acid Amp” already sounds like a super cool build. Here is a pic of the antique brass corners I custom fit to the lid of the amp. Next I needed to add inside corner supports that will hold the instrument … Continue reading

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Log and Siding Stain

I figured some of you  might be doing more outside chores during the summer month’s so figured this would be appropriate. Which brings me to my latest project of staining our deck chairs. I had used what I thought was … Continue reading

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