Road Worn Speaker Guitar (What and How)

I initially set out with the intention of building a speaker into an electric guitar in order to allow the user to have the guitar’s sound amplified to listenable levels…

Speaker Guitar Update

If you haven’t been following along, in my last update I had just gotten the amplifier circuitry working but with just noise coming out when the guitar is plugged in.…

Speaker Guitar Progress

I spent a fair amount of time working on this project over the break.  I currently have both amplifier circuits wired and functioning with an input from the waveform generator…

Ethan’s Five Constraints

I’ve made good progress this week like getting the pre-amplifier working which I will detail in a future post.  Today I want to discuss the constraints I’m placing on the…

Electric Guitar with Speaker

When people see the outcome of this project there are a few things I want to come to mind: Rock and Roll Road worn Mismatched/accidental My intent is to make…

Ethan’s Main Project Inspirations

I have been working on playing my guitar more often this semester.  One thing that has helped with this is having my acoustic guitar on a stand in the living…

Aspirations

My goal for this semester is to try to expand my artistic side.  As I finish up my 5th year of engineering school I feel like my technical knowledge base…

Explosive Nutcracker

Last year for Christmas a friend gave me an unloaded grenade as a gift.  Since getting a chance to play with it, the triggering system has fascinated me.  The system…

Explosive Nutcracker

Last year for Christmas one of my friends gave me a decommissioned or unloaded grenade as a gift.  Since getting a chance to play with it, the triggering system has…

Aesthetics of Rickenbacker Guitars

Rickenbacker guitars and basses have an iconic style that is straight out of the 1950’s.  Since their creation these guitars have been played by some of the biggest artists such…