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!

SE-5a

“Finally completed my Se-5a build and just wanted to let you know it’s working and sounds fantastic! I’m extremely happy

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WF-55

He’s at it again! Richard made an SE-5a amp a couple of years ago, and created a ‘stop-gap’ speaker cabinet

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N5X

“Here’s the N5X – Buzz is almost undetectable at full VCB, full gain and full volume with the bypass switch

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WF-55

“I have just completed the WF-55 kit. This was my first go at assembling a valve amp and a few

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SE-5a

Actually, if you look closely it’s not curved, but the combination of the radii on the blonde wood makes it

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Double Six

Nice to see an original take on combo construction; here’s what looks like a pine cabinet, knots and all. Note

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SE-5a

Pine was good enough for Fender’s vintage amps, so it’s good enough for today’s amps. For his SE-5a Andy used

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Scratchbuilt

“I bought a Double Six power transformer and a Double Six output transformer, and I used the Double Six schematic

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Scratchbuilt

“Thought I’d just let you know I’ve finished my first project with the bits you recently sold me, and have

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Scratchbuilt

“Thought you would like to see the JCM 800 clone all wired up. works a treat. Just need to set

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SE-5a

The SE-5a is a ‘British-voiced’ amp, but you can take any approach you like when you design and build your

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SE-5a

“I completed my kit a while ago but it took me ages to build the cab (I had to enlist

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Other

Here’s a much-modified SL-18. “The amp is familiarly referred to as the ‘Norah Batty’ for obvious reasons.” (For viewers from

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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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P1800

“I have attached some photos of the 18W which I built a while ago now. The cabinet is Mahogany and

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SE-5a

“Finally, my SE-5a is ready and it sounds absolutely fantastic! I am pretty familiar with electronics but this was my

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P1800

“I finally managed to convert my 1940s Bush DAC90 valve radio into a PP-18. It’s fair to say it was

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N5X

“Thought you’d like to see my completed N5X. Sounds GREAT!”

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P1800

  “Really happy with the the tone overall versatility of the amp. Recorded a couple of song ideas with it

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N5X

“Many thanks again for a great kit which I enjoyed building and is sounding great! “I have attached a couple

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Scratchbuilt

  The FireFly is a great little 1W(ish) amp project that’s a very popular project on many guitar forums. But

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Double Six

Here’s an alternative to the usual plain wood or vinyl/tolex covering: newspaper! Richard borrowed the decoupage technique used in furniture.

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P1800

“All has gone really well with the amp build as you will see from the attached pictures. Thank you it

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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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WF-55

“I feel it’s a shame to always hide the valves. I love them and like to see them on show

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SE-5a

If you built your amp in the cramped confines of a shed, or perhaps on the kitchen table, spare a

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Other

“Just thought I’d send a picture of my finished amp. Well pleased I bought it. The 2×12 is for just

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WF-55

“My completed amplifier is now, and has been up and running for some time: the sound is great through a

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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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P1800

Burgundy and cream is one of those colour schemes that always looks classy, as in this rexine-covered head cabinet. Especially

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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

“Here is my finished N5X head. I use it with an EL84 power tube and it’s unmodded. I had plans

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WF-55

Colin chose an old Epiphone Valve Jr combo for his WF-55. “The amp sounds great, far better than the Epi

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Double Six

“Just finished the amp kit build, it is truly a thing of beauty. Just got a cab to build now!

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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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WF-55

“The covering is black leatherette of the sort used for upholstery and occasionally fashion clothing and has a sort of

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WF-55

“Here’s some pics. Not as pretty as the other ones on your site, looks more something I’d have found in

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SE-5a

“The carcass is made from 18mm birch ply that has the top dovetailed and the bottom lapped as I originally

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P1800

“I finished the PP-18 a couple of months ago but have tweaked it a bit since then. I started a

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Other

    Rob’s SL-18 started off as standard, but has been through a few revisions now, including a 2W/9W/18W switch

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SE-5a

Some customers prefer to build the amp into a ready-made donor head. Here, Aidan has put the SE-5a circuit into

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SE-5a

“The amp is just gorgeous … I can’t get enough of it. So much so, the Marshall stack I have

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N5X

“I recently built an N5X kit with a combo cabinet from Chris Uff, and I’m enjoying the new amp immensely.

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Other

“I made one of your PP-36 kits at Christmas last year and I absolutely love it! I’ve attached a couple

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SE-5a

Andy’s a serial amp builder, and has WF-55, SL-18, Double Six and PP-36 projects done and dusted. For his SE-5a

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Scratchbuilt

David started with a rustic box and a cassette player case. It’s now a stereo amp with 6V6 output valves.

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WF-55

“I built a WF-55 kit some years ago. Finally it’s completely finished, in a combo which I built with a

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Scratchbuilt

There are many ways to get more gain out of the vintage 18W circuit, and the SuperLite is among the

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SE-5a

I don’t know how many guitar amp builders there are in Mongolia, but there’s at least one. He describes some

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Scratchbuilt

“Here are some pics of my Princeton, I finished it yesterday. Built with your PTFE board and turrets. She sounds

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Double Six

Ben sent this cool and moody B+W shot of his Double Six amp with semi-acoustic and Big Muff. The amp

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WF-55

“Finished my build, but have one problem. When the amp is cranked to maximum (last mm of travel on pot)

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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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N5X

“I just completed the cabinet for the N5X yesterday morning and thought I would send you a picture of it

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P1800

“I completed my PP-18 and wanted to thank you for putting out such a great product. Your instructions are the

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NoSo

The NoSo amp fits into more or less anything. “Every thing mounted on the front for easy access. Just needed

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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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Other

“Here’s a photo of my happy 36 watter and its 15in Weber blue dog speaker. I used 12AU7s in preamp

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