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Amp Layouts with Inkscape

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 by Gabi

I am asked many times about the programs I’m using to design my amp layouts. So I thought of putting together a three part video tutorial about using Inkscape, a free vector based drawing program (for Win or Mac). I also made available the actual Inkscape amp layout drawing presented in these tutorials so you can use it as a blueprint starter template for your drawings. Please share your drawings! They are art!

Solder Fume Extractor

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 by Gabi

Finally I got a Solder Fume Extractor after years of soldering. It’s about time. The fumes can be nasty for your health:

How To Solder

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011 by Gabi

A quirky video on the art of soldering. It is an art – it really is! Enjoy:

My Weller WTCPT Soldering Station

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010 by Gabi
Weller WTCPT Soldering Station

Weller WTCPT Soldering Station

Many of you asked me about what soldering station am I using for my amps, so I thought of posting the info and a short review, and hopefully spare you from spending cash on cheap ones (as I did).

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