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Photography by the Fat Man

THE SWEET SOUND OF PARTICLEBOARD

image Beef up the tone of open-back amps with a little thrift shop help.

By David Battino

After transforming a record player and some plumbing parts into a spinning speaker (see MAKE, Volume 05, page 24), George “the Fat Man” Sanger is back with a new way to enhance your guitar sound.

His Goodwill Amp Enhancer is a DIY version of the commercially available Enhancer, which beefs up the tone of open-back amps by redirecting the “lost” sound to the front.

The nicely finished commercial versions ...

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