From musical ventures to software apps. From engineering turntables, and building musical instruments to building devices to assist in my daily life and hobbies. I’m always up to something. Interesting projects worth showcasing will be added here.

The Bat Strat

Bat Strat Guitar Front Full View

A guitar inspired by the music of Jim Steinman and the ‘Bat Out Of Hell’ musical.

Cherry Bass

Full View

A cherry red bass modelled on a classic Fender.

Direct Drive Turntable

DD Turntable With Record

A direct drive turntable with a touch of retro charm.

Ikea Lack Hi-Fi Rack

Rack Front View

A hi-fi component rack constructed from Ikea Lack coffee tables.

Project Cherry, LP12 / TD-150 Style Turntable

Cherry Top view with S of S record on
A turntable based on parts from a Thorens TD-150 with classic styling and a beautiful Cherry plinth.

Talking Stylus Tracking Force Scale

Talking Scale Case open
A talking scale based on the Arduino Nano and HX711

Thorens TD-150 Turntable, Maple Plinth

Maple 150 Top view with record on
A mostly stock Thorens TD-150 transplanted into a beautiful Maple plinth.

USB Turntable Preamplifier

USB Phono Stage Rear View

A moving magnet turntable preamplifier with USB output.

Audio Appraisal

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A blog featuring audio equipment reviews and other content relating to quality high-end audio.