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Build Your Own Stomp Box

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Junior Wright
Jan 28, 2009 4:24 PM GMT
If you've ever wanted a stomp box so you can accompany yourself I found some easy plans on the web;

http://www.chicagofretworks.com/2008/06/17/a-different-kind-of-stompbox/

I bought one of their pickups (no affiliation) and a wood cigar box from eBay, and put it together in about 20 minutes.

Junior


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Jan 28, 2009 6:49 PM GMT
sgsax Replied:

Poor man's poarchboard. My guitar buddy got the real thing a couple of months ago. Pretty neat and easy way to give a little rhythm accompaniment. My problem is I can't play and sing and stomp at the same time. Feeble brain can't keep up.

http://www.porchboard.com/index.htm

(No personal affiliation, just use one from time to time.)

Seth


Jan 28, 2009 9:52 PM GMT
Oldwailer Replied:

I used to get an effect something like this when playing acoustically by just putting my guitar case under my foot. I guess I could just put a pickup in the case--of course then I'd have to put out a can for tips, since the case would be closed. . .


Jan 28, 2009 10:10 PM GMT
Will Vogtman Replied:

The same thing can be used as a trigger for a drum brain.


Jan 28, 2009 10:39 PM GMT
Oldwailer Replied:

Now here is my idea of a Stomp Box:

http://farmerfootdrums.com/deluxedrum.html

This thing caught my eye because this really average guitar player with a harp rack was playing on the street--and his tip can was really filling up--but the drum set was grabbing people like crazy!



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