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One String Wonder- A Major journey

Here’s a little skill builder exercise for beginners, based on the Major scale. It starts with a simple Scale, then progressively builds on it, adding one note at a time. You only need one string for this, so Diddley Bow’s are perfect for this exercise.

 

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Added by BrianQ. on April 21, 2021 at 5:00am — 4 Comments

Let’s talk LM386... Part 4 W/ True Bypass & Ext. Power for Dirt box Layout

Here’s the conclusion to the Dead Easy Dirt, for now...

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Added by BrianQ. on October 23, 2020 at 3:54pm — No Comments

Let’s talk LM386... Part 3 W/ Stripboard Dirt box Layout

Let’s talk LM386, The continuing saga...

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Added by BrianQ. on August 31, 2020 at 4:52pm — 10 Comments

Let’s talk LM386... Part 2 W/ Perfboard/Stripboard Amp Layouts

Here’s the conclusion of the Smokey amp & Amp head, this is a continuing saga, so there’s more to come? This time we’re adding an External Power Adapter. This will give us freedom from dying batteries & a steady 9 volts at all times? And it’s super EZ! Rock on, my good people...

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Added by BrianQ. on August 17, 2020 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Let’s talk LM386... W/ Perfboard/Stripboard Amp Layouts

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Added by BrianQ. on June 17, 2020 at 9:03pm — 3 Comments

DIY Rubber bands or How to Recycle a Bicycle Tube...

Here’s something that might be useful to some folks. I learned this from a veteran Handyman some decades ago, so I won’t claim it to be my idea? Something he didn’t notice? If you use as much of the tube as possible, only a 1 1/2” by 3/8” piece (Valve Stem) of it will be thrown in the trash. That’s good for the environment! Which is always a plus. The Tools used were: Razor Knife & Sharp Scissors/Shears. I ended up cutting over 200+ different size bands from 1 Bicycle Tube? Get your…

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Added by BrianQ. on May 19, 2020 at 6:53pm — 3 Comments

Missing Post/Comment Fix

I know this has been driving everyone crazy, and I see there are lots who have not caught on yet, so here is how to do it?

Added by BrianQ. on May 1, 2020 at 12:58pm — 7 Comments

Something sweet amidst the Pandemic, or How to make Rocky Road...

Something to knock the edge off. I know it’s been hard having to shelter in place & at the same time, trying to find joy in such a serious time. So here it is, knock yourself out... 

Added by BrianQ. on April 3, 2020 at 5:19am — No Comments

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