Category Archives: Custom Shop

Custom work designed to meet customer’s specs.

Dual LED Scalpel Volume Pedal

We’ve had the Scalpel Volume pedal available for years and the most common issue is that when the pedal is activated it decreases the volume. It’s often described as counter-intuitive and confusing which is entirely understandable. When your Fuzz pedal’s … Continue reading

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FXdoctor Custom Shop Wah Pedal

So this was made in response to all of the testing I’ve been doing with wah pedals over the past six months. The circuit board was a blank perf board and uses the same header as any Vox wah so … Continue reading

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Tetris Pedal

One of my favorite projects over the years has been these Tetris-shaped casings that I made. There have been a few different designs such as channel switchers and boost pedals. The one pictured above can be used as either a … Continue reading

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Custom Shop Phase 90

It looks like 2011 is the year of the Phaser. In the past few months there has been an unprecedented demand for modifying and building custom phasers. The one pictured above is based on a “script logo” Phase 90. A … Continue reading

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Boss DM-2 Analog delay clone

So after coming across two rare (and original) MN3005 analog delay chips I realized that they had to be put to use. The pedal above is based on the Boss DM-2 analog delay. Some improvements include upgraded opamps, better quality … Continue reading

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Tap Tempo Tremolo

Here’s a first run of a square wave tap tempo tremolo design. We’re keeping it simple. One LED to flash the rate, one to show when the pedal is activated. The knob controls the depth. Left switch is on/off, right … Continue reading

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Custom Shop: Tremolo / Reverb

This recent build was for Liam from Yellowbirddd looking for a great-sounding reverb and tremolo. The plan was to keep it simple for ease of use and to save space while traveling. The tremolo has depth and rate controls, the … Continue reading

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Channel Selector Rehousing

Here’s a recent project to put a Kustom ’72 Coupe footswitch into a (much) smaller casing. I like the utilitarian look and the recessed LEDs should provide years of carefree service..

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Mini-Monster Face Organ

This is a hand held noise maker which is a smaller version of the Monster Face Organ posted a few months back. Same sound but with only 5 user selectable frequencies. Limited runs will be available at $80 each. .

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Metatron Sample-Hold Filter

So if you saw the previous entry you may be wondering what the pedal looks like and get some more details on it. The one pictured above is the first completed prototype that will be for sale. The final controls … Continue reading

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