Customer amp gallery

Ideas. Inspiration. Weird. Wonderful.
Guitar amplifiers of every size and colour.

NOTE: the customer amplifiers shown below are a random selection from hundreds in the database. Refresh this page to see a new random batch and don’t forget to bookmark any that you might want to have another look at!

P1800

“Cabinet and tubes from MOJOTONE/TAD. Perfect fit, just put the chassis inside and measured to edge, flipped upside-down and drilled

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SE-5a

“Finally finished my amp tonight. It wasn’t the chassis, but all the fiddly bits on the cabinet. Have attached some

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SE-5a

“The amp sounds great and my son has been doing quite a bit of recording with it”. Steve went for

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P1800

  Here’s another vote for the beauty of a natural wood finish: a simple pine box (“sanded hard – I

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Scratchbuilt

“I’’ve been collecting images and descriptions for your gallery. Only Donna-Lee (#0003) has really benefited from parts, but boy, has

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P1800

This is as unique as it is wacky: an amp covered in denim instead of tolex. Well, if tweed’s good

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Other

George very kindly uploaded a great video clip of his SL-18 build to YouTube. It’s especially useful as I haven’t

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N5X

“My father in law is a master carpenter, so I have access to tons of wood and tools if I

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SE-5a

“Here is a picture of the amp I made out of the kit, fitted with one Eminence Copperhead 10-in (I

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N5X

“I’m very pleased with the N5X kit, the online information and support is great. I like the ability to tweak

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N5X

“My shiny new combo 🙂 All good. I’m running an Tungsol E34 and a Mullard 12AX7 into a G12H30. Tried

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SE-5a

“Here’s the pix. SE-5a White Lightning, pretty cool. Everything matches my existing Hotrod White Lightning stack. I got the white

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SE-5a

Old Marshall solid-state amps of the ’70s and ’80s are a great find for amp converters – they usually have

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P1800

  “Really pleased with the result! Christened her the ‘Dumb Blonde’ due to her modest complement of knobs! The Cab

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Scratchbuilt

The Fender 6G15 reverb unit is – in many ways – a full-blown amp which just happens to drive a

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P1800

“I finished my PP-18 a couple of months ago. I’ve played maybe ten gigs with it and used it for

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P1800

“Thank you for the PP-18 top plate to my amp. It looks much better now. I am rather bad to

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Double Six

“Hi Barry. I built my ‘Double Six’ a little while ago, and have used it with both the 6V6 and

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P1800

“Here are some pics I took of my finished PP-18 amp. I had a blast building it and it was

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SE-5a

“Just thought that I would give you an update, I have now finished building a case, photos attached. I decided

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SE-5a

Croc and lizard effect vinyls are quite rare over here, so I don’t see many Brit-built amps with it. Here’s

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Scratchbuilt

This Tweed Princeton-ish combo was a present that Aleksi made for his father. For the circuit, Aleksi used TB11 PTFE

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WF-55

“I thought you might like to see some pictures of the cab I built for my WF-55.  The amp build

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SE-5a

I love this picture; Domenico, Pino and Fabrizio got together to minimise shipping costs for their amps, and the result

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N5X

Something for the guitarist with everything, perhaps? Mike built his N5X into an old cocktail cabinet. Complete with a speaker

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N5X

“Hi Barry. Finished the NX5 build and it works great, I’m impressed with the quality and value of the kit!

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Scratchbuilt

“The January build was a JTM45, it contains quite a few Amp Maker parts especially the board. I used Danbury

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Double Six

“The Double Six is SIMPLY AMAZING. What a sound!!! Amazing with a Strat/Tele, breaks up nicely and the boost switch

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Other

Andy was one of the first builders of the PP-36 and took the plunge even before I had finalised the

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WF-55

Where to start? The exquisite design? The custom faceplate? The stunning match with a stunning guitar? Well, I think it

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SE-5a

Another classic head here. Cristian used his own chassis and tweaked the standard SE-5a layout very slightly to look a

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SE-5a

Like many amateur cabinet makers, Robert found that getting the right wood is difficult. “I got some pine board from

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P1800

“Just a quick update… we have finished the amp tonight and tested it out. It sounds excellent through the 2×12

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Double Six

“Here are a couple of photos of my finished build. The marine ply box has 62 coats of Shellac so

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P1800

“I originally found your site (highly recommended all over the internet- no doubt you are aware) a few years ago

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Scratchbuilt

“Going to attach some shots of my AD30 clone. I’m building an enclosure for it while building the amp. It’s

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SE-5a

“I just finished the case for my SE-5A kit, white tolex and some neon spray paints…tasteful 🙂 “The speaker is

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P1800

Who needs tolex? For his combo cab, Kevin cleaned up some old floorboards (!) and finished them natural. There’s some

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WF-55

“I bought this kit from you in May 2018 or so, thought I’d send you some photos to show you

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SE-5a

Cool story: this SE-5a amp kit was bought as a Christmas gift for Hywel by his father. Once Hywel had

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Scratchbuilt

“I don’t know if you remember but some time ago I said I’d send you some photos of your amps

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WF-55

“It took me a while to build the amp. Especially the woodwork, I was only able to do it on

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WF-55

“I have finished building my WF-55 amplifier which is now in my custom enclosure which is a recycled 1947 Radio

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WF-55

“Thought you might like to see a couple of pics of my finished WF-55. What an amazing sounding amp and

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P1800

Some guitarists really love the 18Wer’s tone. Dominic must be one of the biggest fans: “Have built three PP-18s now,

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SE-5a

The best thing about cheap solid-state amps is that they make great donors for valve circuits. Mauro built his SE-5a

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P1800

“Thanks for all, Here is a pic of the finish amp (sounds great). I made the cab myself.”

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Scratchbuilt

“I found time this week to finish the amp and all is well. Since it’s mainly built with Amp maker

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N5X

“Hi Barry. Project finished. Main timber is recycled architrave over 100 years old, the timber is Australian Red Cedar (Toona).

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P1800

Greg makes cigar-box guitars and is a bit handy at woodwork, as you can see and hear here.

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SE-5a

“I bought an SE-5 kit from you nearly a year and a half ago. I had it built within a

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Scratchbuilt

At first glance, Scott’s amp looks like an SE-5a, but inside is a modified 18W circuit. Using the same transformers

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Scratchbuilt

“I thought you’d like to see pics of the 1987x I was building, quite a few of the parts are

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WF-55

For his WF-55, Peter slightly repositioned some of the components to make it easier to fit into his tweed finished

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P1800

By far the simplest way to make a head cabinet is to use pine. It’s a softwood, so it’s easy

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P1800

“Firstly I just wanted to apologise for ordering all the parts for a p1800 kit even though you’re not selling

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Scratchbuilt

“I have made a hybrid amp between PP-18 and P1800 into a very small old Dehay radio. Preamp section is

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Scratchbuilt

“Here is a pic of my little PC amp. My normal thing is my valve radio collection… 30 or more!”

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P1800

“Please find attached pic of PP-18 build. As you can see I built it into a standard 1U 19 inch

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P1800

“Please see attached some photos of my lovely and lusty P1800. In addition to the Brimar 6CH6 output valves it

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