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Guitar Pedal Building Workshop

Machine Project

Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)

Los Angeles, CA

Guitar Pedal Building Workshop

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General admission Ended $85.00 $3.12
Machine Project members Ended $75.00 $2.87

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Build your own guitar effects pedal in this 3 hour intensive workshop. You will receive hands-on, step-by-step instruction on assembling a Vintage Jordan™ Bosstone™ Replica, which is a great sounding, simple Fuzztone.

Fees for this class are $85 for the general public ($50 for the kit + $35 registration)
and $75 for Machine Project members ($50 for the kit + $25 registration.)

Attention: so that we can order and receive the kits in time for the class, registration for this class will end on May 1st by noon. Please register before then if you want to take this class.

In this class you will also learn:

Types of Guitar Pedals
(Fuzz, Distortion, Tremelo Delay, Flanger, Phasor, Chorus, etc.)

Anatomy of a Guitar Pedal
(The basic parts that comprise most pedals)

Electronic Component Overview
(Resistors, Capacitors, Transistors etc. Explanation on how to recognize them and what their functions are.)

Circuit Explanation
(How the circuit is functioning)

Soldering Components to PCB
(Proper technique for populating the printed circuit board. Overview of required tools.)

Mounting Components to Enclosure
(Installing jacks, knobs, switches etc.)

Wiring PCB into Enclosure
(Final wiring and testing)

Drilling Tips
(Techniques for drilling aluminum enclosures for creating custom pedals.)

Labeling Techniques
(Techniques for adding graphics to a pedal design.)

Manufacturing Resources
(Suggestions on where to buy components and services.)

Have questions about Guitar Pedal Building Workshop? Contact Machine Project

When & Where



Machine Project
1200 D North Alvarado Street
Los Angeles, CA 90026

Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)


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