In this post, you’ll learn how to craft a simple cigar box guitar headstock.
The headstock in this post is often called a straight or recessed headstock, and you’re about to find out just how easy it is to make.
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Hi, just saw Shane Speal’s feature article on the 1957 tube driven tremolo plans. Pretty cool! But frankly, high voltage stuff scares the bejeezus out of me… that and my brain can only handle super simple electronics circuits. Other wise it becomes a fog of confusion.
More my speed is a simple little stomp box circuit I found on diystompboxes.com called “The Tiny Trem”: Continue reading “Build-Your-Own Tremolo…for Scaredy Cats!”
We love vintage plans, especially ones from the Eisenhower Era. Here’s another one to drool over and explore: a One-Tube cigar box amp! The plans were first published in Science and Mechanics, Feb. 1954. We’ve taken a scan of them, cleaned them up and put it all together in one downloadable .pdf file below.
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