Category Archives: Projects

More K-20X mods!

I finally added a “kick stand” to the little guy. I used a brass rod, a cable clamp and two screws. All stuff I had laying around. The bar is from our bed’s headboard, our Son dismantled it when he … Continue reading

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Project Tele complete

The new (to me) Telecaster I bought came with a few issues, primarily that it wasn’t properly set up and the volume and tone potentiometers were completely worn out.  I have replaced the volume and tone potentiometers with proper US … Continue reading

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Got a new guitar!

So I picked up a sweet deal of a tele.  It is a late 2000’s model Squire Affinity Series Telecaster.  It’s been stripped and poly’d so it has a natural finish.  I already have plans for this guitar including new … Continue reading

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I finally did it – IEC jack mod

I’ve been considering removing the attached power cord from my Dean Markley K-20X amplifier and putting in its place an IEC jack with fuse.  I finally did it last weekend.  Not only does this allow for quick cord replacement, but … Continue reading

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Winter projects – Electric

Every winter I make a list of projects I need to do.  I do this because winter is the “slow” time around here.  I say this loosely as we are still quite busy.  But, I have finally started to work … Continue reading

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Guitar etc

We got the shed structure done (I’ll probably take pics some day), built a vector guitar at work while learning Adobe Illustrator (see above), had a great early Christmas on Saturday at the inlaw’s and I’m super excited to see … Continue reading

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Digispark bike speedometer

Lately I’ve been thinking about doing an Arduino or similar based project.  I heard about the Digispark (which is basically a mini Arduino) from AwkwardEngineer.com and was intreagued.  I’m thinking of using a Digispark to drive a I2C 4×7 segment … Continue reading

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New muffler

I finally got around to replacing my rusted out muffler with a new one.  I don’t like exhaust clamps so I welded in the new one myself with my 50amp 110v stick welder using 1/16″ 7014 rods.  It worked pretty … Continue reading

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