Shark Attack

A couple of posts ago I mentioned my husband was making his first overdrive guitar pedal. He’s now put it all together and I have to say I’m pretty impressed.


He made his own design and transferred it onto waterslide decal paper before giving it several coats of clearcoat.

Pedal circuits

I can’t believe how fiddly-diddly the tiny components were.  Each one had to be identified by colour and colour bands and soldered into the right place. (I could barely make out the different colour bands myself.)  He then had to test that the circuit worked and then wired up the box to the switch and power supply.

Pedal circuitboard

Hey Presto, it works!

Pedal light

He is now keen to start making his next pedal which is going to be a tremolo.


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