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Foxx Tone Machine

This is the pedal that started it all for me. Several years ago, I began my pedal acquisition journey and started modelling my first real, tricked out pedal board after Justin Chancellor's. I was able to find many of the necessaries and usual suspects locally—you've got your Boss Chorus, Delay, [...]

How to Make Custom Layouts on Perf and Vero Board

I've been asked several times if I could share how I make custom layouts, i.e., what is my approach to breadboarding and then laying out a circuit on vero or perf board. Like a lot of DIY pedal builders, I like to use the software DIY Layout Creator—it is a [...]

Big Muff Pi

  When I was younger before I started getting into pedals, I had always only kind of liked the BMP, but that was because everything I had played with was either the IC version (meh), or one of the EHX Nano reissues (ugh). And then, one of my best friends [...]

Meet the Maker

I got my start building pedals one day in 2016 when I began wondering whether it would be easier (lol) and more economical (lolol) for me to make my own vintage-style effects, rather than try to source them locally or on the internet. Leveraging my career as a Product Manager for a tech company, and my academic background in Music and Signal Processing, I just opened my web browser and started reading specifically about the..