Oct 27, 2016

Don't wait - Intonate!

Before intonating, pretty much straight from the parts bin

Here's my little PSA for the day - don't wait to intonate! (how Seussical!)

          Seriously though.  Especially for people newer to guitar tweaking, intonation is one of those things that can slip through the cracks, water under the bridge you might say (you do not want water under this bridge; it could get rusty and who knows how hard it'll be to intonate then.)

After the first round of intonating, fixed the worst of the problems but still wasn't quite there

Oct 23, 2016

Pignose PB-30 Bass & Keyboard Amp Review

Pignose PB30 Bass Amp

Just once in a while, the Gear Gods will align things in your favor.  Such was the case when I took up bass and keyboard within two weeks of each other and stumbled across the uncommon Pignose PB-30 on clearance.  Judging by the drought of other reviews anywhere online, I thought this might be a well-needed review for this relatively unknown but quite decent amplifier.

Pignose PB30 Bass Amp

Oct 21, 2016

Gem by Eric Johnson Guitar Tab Lesson

Here's a little video I put together of "Gem" by Eric Johnson synchronized to the guitar tabs.  It's an excellent song, hope it helps someone to learn it!

Oct 20, 2016

Building a "Wintercroft" paper mask

With Halloween just around the corner, what better way to prepare than building a doomsday costume?  Wintercroft.com designs and sells excellent low-poly mask templates so you can build any of dozens of different designs with nothing more than some card and tape.

Wintercroft Paper Gas Mask

Oct 18, 2016

Oct 10, 2016

A Tribute to the Headbanging Hurricane Hero

My tribute to this crazy guy who wasn't going to let Hurricane Matthew stop him from celebrating the 30th anniversary of Slayer's album "Reign in Blood".

Oct 2, 2016

Certificate of Appreciation Blank Template

Here are some simple blank border templates I made as part of a certificate for a tutoring event, but can work if you're building a certificate of appreciation for just about anything.  Feel free to use and share indefinitely if it's useful to you!