Tag: Tone Bender

  • Stone Bender #3

    Stone Bender #3

    This sounds really good. I figured I’d build another and give to a friend, trade it, or try and sell it on Reverb. I made one of these on strip board and sold it at a swap meet. Here’s a post about the original circuit and schematic. I made an updated PCB check out the […]

  • Stone Bender #2

    Stone Bender #2

    This pedal sounds so good I had to make another! Check out my first build and the build page. I manufactured these boards at PCBWay.com. This board is posted at the PCBWay Shared service. You can order and build it for  I milled a gray powder-coated enclosure. It looked better than I was expecting. It’s got a […]

  • Silicon Tone Bender

    Silicon Tone Bender

    Here is a Silicon Tone Bender built around four BC109 transistors. It sounds pretty good! The original circuit was provided by user Mic Tester over at FreeStomboxes.org. I built this some years ago on a piece of strip board. I ended up selling it at the Musicians Electronics Swap meet in Berkeley. Here are some […]

  • Shiva Sonic

    Shiva Sonic

    I received an email the other day from someone who had bought some pedals from me, it must have been 10 or 15 years ago! I was really happy to hear they were still using and enjoying them! The reason for the email was to ask what the pedals were? I said send me some […]

  • Boss Tonebender how about a Buzzbender?

    Boss Tonebender how about a Buzzbender?

    We’ll call this the BZ-1. What got me started on these Boss rehousings was seeing the Boss Tone Bender TB-2w going for 3k on Reverb.com. These were super cool pedals but not worth more than than the list price of $350. I understand the idea of scarcity and knew there were only 3000 made, but […]

  • Silicon Tone Bender take 2

    Whenever I build something I usually build two. The parts are cheap. If I make a mistake or the PCB doesn’t etch correctly I have a spare. If you build the first and it doesn’t work you can build the second and compare the two. In the case of the Silicon Tone Bender I used […]