General Guitar Gadgets – Who We Are – Part 2

General Guitar Gadgets started as a small website in the year 2000. We went under the name “Guitar Effects Projects” when we started. After some careful thought we felt that the name was a bit generic so we changed it a few years later to General Guitar...

General Guitar Gadgets – Who We Are – Part 1

In an effort to let you know more about our business practices, this blog is about our business philosophy. We strive to provide the high level of quality products and service that we ourselves would wish to receive when we buy online from other companies. We want to...

DIY Stompbox Work Bench – Desolder Tools

In this installment of tool discussion, we will talk about desoldering.  In my opinion, it’s one of the most difficult aspects of building guitar effects.  If you are perfect, you may never need to desolder any parts and that’s great, but…...

DIY Stompbox Work Bench – Hand Tools

We are starting a series of blogs that will give some insight and opinions on the tools we use to create DIY guitar effects here at General Guitar Gadgets. This will take several installments, but it will be informative and interesting. Hopefully other builders will...

Tom Scholz – DIY Superstar!

When I think of the “stars” of DIY guitar effects I usually think of Craig Anderton, Robert Penfold, Nicolas Boscorelli or John Simonton.  Or, I think about my internet heroes, such as R.G. Keen, Jack Orman and Aron Nelson.  The other day I was thinking...