[sdiy] Wood working cv jacks!?

Dan Snazelle subjectivity at hotmail.com
Fri Nov 14 04:32:32 CET 2014

Your stuff always looks so darn good !!!


And I always enjoy your new articles on the page ( I'd read the paia one recently )

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> On Nov 13, 2014, at 11:38 AM, "Dave Brown" <davebr at earthlink.net> wrote:
> I've done several woodworking synth projects.  For my 88 key keyboard I just
> did a small FrontPanelExpress panel and screwed it onto the back of the
> wood.  There is a photo on my 88 note keyboard page
> http://modularsynthesis.com/kurzweil/kurzweil.htm
> For my MIDI bass pedals I actually recessed the panel so it is flush.  I
> used a similar FrontPanelExpress panel and I chose gold for both so it would
> match the wood color.  A photo of that one is on my MIDI bass pedals page
> http://modularsynthesis.com/basspedals/basspedals.htm
> I just recently did another panel to replace a home-made one on a PAiA
> synth.  For that I used natural Aluminum again from FrontPanelExpress.  A
> photo of that one is on my PAiA 2720 restoration page
> http://modularsynthesis.com/paia/2700/2700.htm
> I used screws in all of them from the front as that was the style I wanted.
> You can have studs put on the rear so you could have no screws visible.
> I've seen the FrontPanelExpress studs and they are quite nice but I haven't
> investigated the maximum length.
> Dave
> David J. Brown
> Modularsynthesis, LLC
> Email davebr at modularsynthesis.com
> Website http://modularsynthesis.com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: synth-diy-bounces at dropmix.xs4all.nl
> [mailto:synth-diy-bounces at dropmix.xs4all.nl] On Behalf Of Roman Sowa
> Sent: Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:27 AM
> To: Dan Snazelle
> Cc: Synth-diy at synth-diy.org
> Subject: Re: [sdiy] Wood working cv jacks!?
> yes, cover it all with metal plate. This way no matter how bad the wood
> cutout is done, it's not visible at all, and instead it looks like 10k$
> audiophile product :)
> Especially when you say carpentry is not your thing
> Roman

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