Homemade Electric Guitar Amp




Introduction: Homemade Electric Guitar Amp

This is an original design of an electric guitar amp(stage monitor style).It was built with recycled materials, yeah stuff that people just trash out... and works good, great tone and loud

thanks for check it out.



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    21 Discussions

    this isnt a "homemade amp" this is an amp you picked out of the garbage, and then jury rigged into a box you made. please dont claim it to be something you made, when its just something you moved into something else.

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    Well, i'm sorry i should not gamble with common sense and claim for "Homemade electric guitar amp enclosure" right?

    you should learn english first off, if you are to be typing in it. second off, you labeled this as a home made guitar amp, which is the only reason i clicked here, and likely anyone else either, because i was hoping for a scematic, or an actual instructable at the very least. you posted pictures of some wood you screwed and glued together and called it a home made amp.

    Just saw your posting and YOU tell someone to take English lessons ??? What is the use of being arrogant in the way you are ? In your comment are more mistakes than I thought it was possible. De volgende posting krijg je in het Duits of nederlands of wat dan ook want je hebt nog een hoop te leren !

    hoping for a scematic? is this english for you? and can you handle schematics at all ? you haven't done anything yet.

    If you are trying to say is this english ENOUGH for me, then no, it is not. I wont be posting anything here either, as I have no desire for people like you to have my schematics.

    Looks like my spelling is perfect. What i forgot, was the word "say", and I'll be damned if I'll have things I type, looking like things that people like you type.

    you're totally right, you are a perfect "typer" i guess but anyone can learn languages what you never gonna learn is creativity "people " like me, so "people" like you keep "typing" inside your own box, while the creative "people" me, keep you alive with your criticism, for that thank you very much because keep this site moving with any kind of comments .

    Wow! I can't believe how harsh these comments are. It's a nice job of putting together a new design out of found parts. I've been toying with the idea of using different sized speakers together in a guitar amp and I would love to know how this sounds. Of course, this was done some time back and i don't expect a reply. But I like the idea.

    That is awesome man. Don't let the other commenters bring you down, that is a fantastic job you did. I will take your home made label on it any day, You took trash and repurposed it, kept it out of the landfill that much longer, and made something beautiful. Thanks for the view!

    I'd prefer not to enter the seemingly hostile environment of comments here, but really, you took and old amp and made a new box? I'm trying to be nice and constructive like Instructables suggests, but I hardly think anyone would need to look at these pictures you've taken in order to take their own amp and put it in a different box. If you added a few comments to the pictures, perhaps in a step by step fashion, I would bet this post to be much more useful to those who need a guide for a cut and paste job.

    It may not be technically "hand built" but I really like your idea of putting the head in a wedge cabinet like that... I imagine it projects the sound really well, right?
    Great job, and a good looking amp!

    really cool but controls should be at teh top of the amp, its more comfortable that way

    you know if you go online you can usually find the big brother to the power chip in the little amps. not sure which one yours is but you can double the wattage with a few tricks like double the value of the filter caps increase power tranny size. and change the power chips to a larger one with the same pinout. or for instance you can just double it up if its doing single ended work will not be double the volume but noticeably different. depending on the design of the amp you might need to change the output resistance of the load. such as an eight ohm to a four ohm load. but not always. sometimes its as simple as changing a resistor on the output albeit a power resistor

    Instructions would be nice. This looks like you just took apart your amp and took pictures of it....

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    Thank you for your comment, i took apart an old and busted 10 w silvertone smart III amp that someone dumped, plywood from some construction site, felt to wrap it around and a piece of metal screen for the grill....and the rest is just carpentry job cutting wood,drilling,gluing......etc

    It looks like you just took apart an amp and took pictures. Where did you get the parts and what are they?